Sr DevOps Engineer

Madison, WI 53717 | Direct

Post Date: 02/18/2018 Job ID: Req-7329 Industry: Software Development

About the Job

Are you comfortable with organizational ideas relating to DevOps ( three ways, lean, kaizen, etc.)? Do you enjoy being challenged and have excellent communication skills? If you answered yes, we may have found your next job opportunity!

Smart Solutions is in search of a motivated Sr DevOps Engineer to define and implement standards/practices to improve software delivery and provide metrics on the software delivery. This role will also lead a team of software engineers. A solid DevOps background and someone who enjoys challenges are optimal for this role. This opportunity is in Madison, WI.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Write software delivery pipelines for enterprise customers and services.

  • Collaborate to define best practices and standards DevOps and service resilience.

  • Create reusable automation libraries to be applied across the enterprise.

  • Determine HA/DR, security, capacity, and compliance strategies for existing and new applications in collaboration with other teams

  • Develop use standards, user self-service designs, and reporting on application KPIs.

  • Collaborate with development, QA, and operations teams to ensure high-quality deployment artifacts.

  • Standardize change, validation, and deployment processes to reduce complexity.

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor s degree in related field

  • 6+ years in software development including 2 years in DevOps build/automation environment

  • 4+ years of experience with Windows and *nix systems

  • Proficiency with relational databases (e.G. MySQL, Oracle); virtualization technologies (e.G. VMWare, Xen, KVM); containerization technologies (e.G. Docker, kubernetes, OpenShift); configuration management tools (e.G. Puppet, Chef)

  • Ability to lead technical teams

  • Experience with distributed version control systems such as Git

  • Hands-on experience with orchestration tools (e.G., Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, and Chef/Puppet)

  • Solid understanding of security best practices and standards around cloud computing and access management.

  • Proficiency with Python or Bash for scripting, Python preferred.

  • Effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions.

  • Experience working with vendors to evaluate software tools and make purchasing recommendations

  • Excellent technical writing and documentation skills

  • Solid analytical/problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Smart Solutions, Inc. Is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan. U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. Are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

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