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Senior DevOps Engineer

First Data Atlanta, GA

Job Description



First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. The company's 24,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,500+ transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year.


We are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer for our Atlanta location and California location. This is a full-time opportunity.


The Lead DevOps Engineer supports the Product Development teams through their Agile life cycle and take our in-house applications from design to full production rollout. You will be responsible for designing, architecting and implemention of next generation system architecture and automation solutions. Maintain and improve Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments. Own and lead initiatives to define, design, and implement DevOps solutions which includes reference architectures, estimates, and costing


You will ensure the successful delivery of technology solutions that meet customer business specifications and support the strategic direction of the enterprise.


The software solutions team moves quickly and expects all team members to manage their time effectively.


The lead DevOps engineer should be self-directed, self-starter and professional in their interactions with others.



  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment utilizing tools such as Jenkins, Maven, GIT, Atlassian BitBucket/Stash
  • Hands-on experience as a DevOps Engineer, this is NOT an entry level opportunity for fresh graduates. Strong background in cloud and virtualization  - Pivotal Cloud foundry (PCF) and AWS
  • Experience with provisioning using Puppet, Chef, or similar tools. Experience with Splunk.
  • Strong technical knowledge of network hardware, protocols, and standards
  • Strong background in security, network protocols and Linux configuration
  • Experience in working with both physical and virtual environments.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies to help improve our business objectives
  • Develop of tools and frameworks to improve security, reliability, maintainability, availability and performance for the technology foundation of our platform
  • Lead  the design and building of a fully automated self-service platform in AWS, but that could also work in a hybrid cloud environment
  • Continuously improve our infrastructure to be easy to deploy, scalable, secure and fault-tolerant.
  • Prefer experience in the payment/credit card industry.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in this country without any visa restrictions. 

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer



Job Details

Date Posted May 12, 2018
Date Closes June 15, 2018
Requisition 170000JZ
Located In Atlanta, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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