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Atlanta, Georgia - 80K - 110K Full Time Posted: Tuesday, 20 March 2018
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Senior DevOps Automations Engineer
Atlanta, GA
Direct Hire
$80-110K + bonus

We are hoping to locate someone whose experience includes Agile/DevOps transformation. Basically, being on a deployment/delivery team that moved from doing manual deliveries to automated deliveries via DevOps tooling, is a critical qualification for this position. If this candidate actively-participated in standing up any of these tools (like Jenkins, Puppet, Nagios, AWS, AzureStack, Docker, etc), participated in configuring them, and then used them for their CI/CD automation efforts on their team, then this would be the candidate we would like to interview.

Job Description

Fortune 500 client has an immediate need for a Senior DevOps Automation Engineer. This senior-level position will assist in the establishment and rollout of a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery automation framework across multiple tools. This person will equally play a vital role on the team and must demonstrate a solid understanding of DevOps and possess a high-degree of automation skills and expertise. This person should possess a software development background preferably including the development of shared/common components and integrations. Extensive experience with Ansible/Puppet/Chef, Azure/AWS and Automations in general, be willing to work in high-pace environment, and adaptable to the changes as they come from the business. The person in this role will interact closely with several other Business Units to ensure clear understanding of business and technical needs; timely delivery on customer requirements; and service level agreements. Also, would collaborate and interface with those who have operational responsibility of the software infrastructure performance, security, compliance, including testing and documentation. Additionally, the person would coach/provide guidance and develop automations for internal processes, products, and procedures leveraging the latest in automation and delivery technology.

Experience w/transformation to and construction of Continuous Deployment, CI environments, build and release cycles from a manual delivery model
Develop new automation framework to utilize and define/refine existing build and deploy processes.
Be a contributor toward development/testing of common services to support CI/CD.
Be a collaborative highly-experienced team player with strong communication and planning skills
Assist development teams across the organization to implement their CI/CD pipelines.
Strong Automation, problem-solving skills, and ability to follow through to completion.
Extensive experience with creating robust release management processes using Powershell and other automation Scripting technologies.
Extensive experience with Configuration Mgt/Deployment tools such as Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Salt
Assume ownership of automation processes; problem resolution and root cause analysis.
Collaborate/Cooperate with Enterprise and Architects on DevOps tool chain decisions.
Experience of explaining and persuading DevOps' culture, automation, lean, measurement, and sharing changes throughout internal teams and with business partners.
Experience providing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery solutions using tools such as Stash/Git, Cloudbees Jenkins or Open Source Jenkins, Hudson, Artifactory, Selenium, MicroFocus LeanFT, Nagios, Docker
Experience in Agile Methodologies (Kanban, Scrum, Lean/Scaled, etc) and processes.
Follow engineering best practices, participate in new tool evaluations, peer reviews, etc. as necessary
Experience with systems administrations and networking technologies
Working closely with Development, QA, Product Management, and Operations teams to make sure Product Releases on-time with quality.
SQL experience with Oracle, MongoDB, etc.
Experience in Database Administration.
Has experience of architecting solutions to support and host customer facing products with a focus on stability, scalability, security, testability and maintainability
Works closely with other team leaders & business partners to ensure their needs are met via SLAs and SLOs in context of process and project goals and objectives
Can recommend, assist with, design and develop internal process automations using DevOps tools and technologies
Poised under pressure, with attention to detail and high commitment to customer satisfaction

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or closely related field) with at least 5+ years of relevant IT experience.
Strong verbal/written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Work great in a team environment and also as an individual contributor on solo efforts with minimal supervision.
5+ years of DevOps experience in the area of application (vendor & internal apps) delivery then transformation to deployment automation
Must have hands-on expertise in manual certification & delivery of applications to business units on multiple platforms (Windows, Linux/Unix, Mainframe, Citrix) using Window's InstallShield, MSI packaging utilities/tools, SCCM, VBScript, KeePass/other password utilities & tools, etc.
Proven ability to follow priorities and timelines
Track record & passion for bringing high-quality automation, including continuous deployments, automated service failover, etc. into a team
Strong knowledge of applying agile methodologies in an enterprise, Scrum, Kanban, Scaled Agile
Knowledge of good coding practices and improving code quality
Agile qualifications SCM/PO/Coach
Experience with AWS (Cloudformation, Route53, EMR, EC2, Auto Scaling, Spot Instances, Red Shift, Aurora Database, S3, building AMI, IAM etc.)

Bonus experience and potential responsibilities
Awareness of software security protocols, such as ISO27001, NIST and familiarity with implementation of security best practices is highly preferred
AWS Certified preferred not mandatory
Knowledge of Docker, managing microservice pools, service discovery
Plans system capacity and maintenance
Cultivates and maintains a team and culture of high availability and responsiveness to address operational issues and emergent needs 24x7
Experience in Infrastructure, Networks, and private and public cloud hosting departments
Python, ShellScript - Big Data
Implementation of ITIL, COBIT 5 and ISO/IEC 20000 in an enterprise with regulatory requirements

For immediate consideration, please forward resume to (see below)

Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
80K - 110K
Denise Wicks 
3/20/2018 7:45:25 AM

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