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DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer 


Top 5 Skill sets
1. Strong understanding of AWS – Cloud formation scripts, github-actions, building CI/CD pipelines
2. Should have experience in managing and monitoring large setup with over 100+ services
3. Practical experience with High Availability and Cross Region DR Setup from scratch
4. Expertise in Python scripting and ability to learn and adapt new technology.
5. Ability to work On Call

100% Onsite – Chicago / Houston

We are looking for an experienced Medium Level Cloud DevOps Engineer to join the United Digital Customer Mobile App Channel. In this position, you will be a cloud Dev Ops Engineer for United Customer Mobile App API journey to the cloud. Keen attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and validated knowledge of secure DevOps is crucial. This role reports to United Customer Mobile App Development Team Tech lead.

• Architect secure, reusable and highly available + scalable DevOps Cloud infrastructure and code pipelines.
• DevOps engineer for United Mobile App Cloud DevOps infrastructure
• Working with Developers to determine and prioritize requirements
• Build new and reusable pipelines for development teams to support self-sufficiency in infrastructure and code deployment
• Work/Partner within the internal Plat Form Ops teams to solve organizational needs
• Fully focused on Cloud Migration (little to no on-prem support besides understanding of existing infrastructure)
• Architect reusable and agile pipelines, automate to enable developer independence
• Design and implement build, deployment, and configuration management
• Continuously review and improve implemented designs
• Build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning
• Handle code deployments in all environments
• Ensure capacity management of specific computing platforms, network engineering and storage management is established
• Ensure engineering solutions are clearly communicated for implementation
• Ensure compliance of engineering policies, standards, and procedures within functional team
• Take ownership of issues and act with high sense of urgency when required
• Participate in problem management processes to resolve root cause of failures and improve performance and reliability of systems and networks
• Participate in troubleshooting of infrastructure and/or application related issues
• Experience with site monitoring and log monitoring tools, specifically Datadog.
• Build and operate tools for monitoring performance and security
• Demonstrate an innovative mentality by staying aware of new developments within the technology space and identify which new technologies to adapt to provide value to our business.
• Produce lean and well-written technical project documentation and operational runbooks
• Maintains knowledge on current technology by reading technology periodicals, evaluating new technologies and attending trade-shows, technical seminars and training sessions.
• Performs other duties as assigned and required. Duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described above.

• BS/BA in Information Technology, engineering, software engineering, related field or equivalent work experience required.
• 4+ years combined experience in DevOps and operations/or relevant in IT
• Cloud Infrastructure as Code, Automated Deployment Pipelines, Code Version Control, Infrastructure provisioning
• Docker Containerization and hosting (building images, hosting in scalable cloud platforms such as Kubernetes, AWS EKS or ECS Fargate)
• .NET Core, Linux, Windows, Database SQL (MS SQL) or NoSQL technologies in the cloud
• CI/CD tools (CloudFormation, GitActions, GitHub, Terraform, TeamCity/Jenkins, Harness, Artifactory)
• Automated Code Scanning (SaaS and DaaS, Wiz, Veracode)
• Scripting languages such as JavaScript, PHP, Python, Shell, PowerShell, .NET
• High volume logging solutions (OpenSearch, Kafka, fluentbit/FluentD)
• Manage monitoring of overall application availability, latency and system health
• Determine alert standards for production environments and implement them
• Work with the development team and management to ensure high availability
• Experience in automated build pipeline, and continuous integration. Source control, branching, & merging: git/svn/etc (Repository Management)
• Supporting 24/7 high volume business critical infrastructure
• Integrity and Trust- Involves being widely trusted, being seen as a direct, truthful individual, can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner, keeps confidences, admits mistakes, and doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
• Teamwork- Works well in a collaborative setting, volunteering for and completing assignments, acting as a positive team member by contributing to discussions, developing and maintaining relations.

• DevOps experience in AWS is a plus
• Experience with AWS Cloud Formation, GitHub Actions, AWS Lamba functions are preferred.

Job Category: Technology
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Chicago-IL Houston - TX
Postition Type: Hybrid

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