DevOps – Operations Design Expert and Developer Sr Consultant

Category: Project Management
City: Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
Position ID: J0719-1672
Employment Type: Full Time
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Position Description

DevOps COE is looking for a senior level technical Consultant with minimum 10+ years of IT experience, working on Software Development Lifecycle, Web Application development. This resource must be able to build, maintain, automate, monitor upgrade and test DevOps (CI/CD) pipeline tools and environments. The candidate must be a self-starter that takes initiative to understand and validate the behavior of tools, best practices, industry trends and features DevOps teams need and utilize. Candidates need to have a strong sense of ownership, passion to provide a great customer experience, excellent troubleshooting skills in situations that require a sense of urgency.

This project is aimed at helping teams’ self-serve engagements such as sonar scans, Fortify scans, service virtualization, test automation etc. If successful, the platform might get wide-spread adoption within the organization.

We are looking for an individual who:

• In-depth working knowledge of integration points with the CI/CD tool chain and process using a thorough understanding of available technology, tools, existing designs, and best practices such as jProfiler, APM tools

• Understanding of CI/CD tools such as Sonar, Fortify, binary artifacts tools (Artifactory, uDeploy, Glu, Puppet, Chef), CI (Jenkins) and monitoring tools (Nagios, TeamQuest, ARX, APM and Splunk) that are open and commercial

• Proficient in either LoadRunner or JMeter and know when to use either tool

• Solid coding abilities in one object oriented programming language such as Java, Python, Groovy or scripting languages such as bash or korn shell, HTML5, Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs), Java Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP), JavaScript, and web standards markup, Enterprise Database Management System, Model-view-controller (MVC) architecture and Object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD), SOA and Webservices, Oracle BPM, Oracle ADF (or JSF)

• Subject matter expert in one or more technologies/platforms or highly specialized area(s), and working knowledge of other related domains

• Provides technical thought leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies which assist the functional business units in meeting their strategic objectives

• Feels at ease with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment

• Has a strong grasp of automation and monitoring tools

• Excellent trouble shooting skills and testing techniques

• Solid understanding of resiliency engineering and the concept of fault management and application performance management

• Administrative knowledge of Linux/Unix environments including being able to install, tune and configure applications

• Has strong focus on business outcomes and is focused on results

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Design and develop (Ansible) automated processes to maintain, upgrade, test, monitor CI/CD DevOps pipeline for the tool chain (Jenkins, GiTLab, TFS, Nexus, Scanning tools, ALM uDeploy)

• Expert in design, implementation and support of efforts to utilize containers and automate operation processes

• Provide operations engineering for the DevOps tool chain

• Work with DevOps Architects to design test environments and production environment for CI/CD tools

• Leverage the client's Private Cloud where possible (provision, de-provision hardware) to ensure that hardware utilization is optimized

• Enable development teams to leverage the build and release tool chain

• Support CI/CD strategy with stakeholders across various development, operations and quality teams

• Leverage your exceptional ability and motivation to solve problems and learn fast

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Good hands on experience as an application software engineer in Java or TFS.

Experience in Gitlab, openshift, ansible/ansible tower, Jenkins is a must for being successful in this role.

An excellent working knowledge of:

• Agile/Scrum methodologies and Devops practices

Server Side Technologies (any 1 or 2 should be fine preferably C# or Java)

• C#

• Java

• Python

• Node.Js

• Go

Client side (any 1 or 2)

• AngularJS

• React

• Bot

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED

• BS, Computer Science or related degree, MCSE, or equivalent experience

• Strong technical, hands-on familiarity with latest Devops technology stack

• Self-motivated and highly professional

• Effective verbal and written communications skills

• Able to meet deadlines working independently and directing others

• Effective interaction with peers, team members and business partners

• Demonstrates application delivery experience as part of a project team

• Prior experience leading team of developers

• Strong organizational and prioritization skills

Skills

  • Java
  • C#
  • Python
  • DevOps

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