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DevOps Systems Engineer

Proxibid, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Posting: DevOps Systems Engineer, Proxibid

DevOps-minded engineer empowered to support and lead continuous improvements of system orchestration and continuous delivery pipeline. Influencing and designing the technology infrastructure strategy as it relates to the execution of IT Operations responsibilities. Maintaining the organizational start-up culture while advancing IT’s ability to quickly delivery high-quality products.

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Job Functions:

  • Provide DevOps leadership and innovation within an empowered DevOps/SysOps focused team
  • Support and guide continuous delivery pipeline improvements in conjunction with four cross-functional scrum teams
  • Build repeatable, automated processes to reduce development inspect & adapt loops
  • Lead DevOps Guild to share knowledge and facilitate discussions across the teams
  • Discover and plan implementation of new platform solutions and/or enhancements
  • Develop, implement and manage tools for automation of systems administration tasks


  • This position has high access to confidential information
  • Before placing a person in this position, a background check is required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have a strong mix of the following technologies with a growth-mindset to learn and adapt as new technologies emerge
    • Infrastructure orchestration such as Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher
    • Software provisioning and configuration management such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef
    • Distribute configuration management such as Git
    • Build automation such as Jenkins, Maven, Gradle
    • Collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Fisheye, and Slack
    • System architecture technologies such as Spring Boot, Spring Cloud Gateway, Netflix Hystrix/Ribbon, Eureka, RabbitMQ/Kafka/Kinesis
    • Database migration tools such as Flyway
    • Experience with AWS, Azure or like cloud platforms
    • Strong working experience or understanding of common Bash/Shell scripting
    • Web service protocols such as XML & JSON
    • Object oriented programming (any language knowledge a plus)
    • Java properties & YAML
    • RDS language (MSSQL or MySQL Preferred, any NoSQL a plus)
    • Must be able to work flexible hours on-site and remote
    • Strong interpersonal skills to work with a talented team of developers
    • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels of company and with various business contacts outside of the company
    • Working knowledge of Windows/Linux application program interfaces, application servers and SQL server

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related Engineering discipline with at least 4 years of relevant work experience


  • Master’s degree in a technology related discipline with at least 3 years of relevant work experience


  • Applicable technology certifications in virtualization, storage, network, systems administration or security with at least 5 years of relevant work experience

Company Perks:

  • One of the region's most innovative companies, working to change the way people buy and sell online 
  • A team focused on creating an extremely social and engaging experience for buyers and asset owners of all types
  • Partnerships with e-commerce leaders and industry giants like John Deere, CAT Used, Hemmings Motor News, and Barrett-Jackson, giving team members the opportunity to work with counterparts and leadership at various organizations
  • State-of-the-art engineering practices and highly scalable systems to work with
  • A team of aces who share your enthusiasm and passion for delivering quality products
  • A clear growth path for employees
  • A really cool open and collaborative workspace
  • A great culture with benefits to match

Who We Are:

A few short years ago Proxibid set off to disrupt one of the oldest industries in the world. Today Proxibid is the most trusted online platform for buying and selling highly valued items like million-dollar collector cars, construction equipment used to build some of the most important structures in the world, mining equipment as large as buildings, and anything else cool you can think of. Our team of cutting-edge creatives, disciplined technicians, and visionaries has created an online community where buyers and sellers join together using multiple commerce methods?live and timed auctions, buy now, and make offer?all backed by the most sophisticated, robust risk management tools our industry has ever known. 

Proxibid. Disruption? We’re just getting started!


Job Details

Date Posted July 12, 2018
Date Closes October 30, 2018
Address 4411 South 96th Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Department IT Operations
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 15-1032.00 Computer Systems Engineers / Architects
Zipcode 68127
Name Proxibid Recruitment Team
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Stock Options / Purchase Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Different-sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Casual Dress
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible Hours
  • Free Parking
  • Health Club Membership
  • Holiday Party
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Sports Teams / Leagues
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program
  • Bonus Plan
  • Employee Ownership
  • Merit Increases

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