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Senior DevOps Architect

Midwest Cloud Computing Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Description

The Senior DevOps Architect will manage different facets of the DevOps function within the global business.  He or she is responsible for optimizing and refining DevOps related processes, maintaining subject matter expertise in multiple areas while exploring new areas, and driving improvements within the group. 

  • Collaborate with the development team to define the architecture, optimize performance, and rightsize environments.
  • Work closely with development teams to optimize workflow processes.
  • Deep knowledge of continuous integration and configuration management tools.
  • Manage release and deployment cycles for product lines.
  • Expertise in multiple technical environments and knowledge of one or more business areas.
  • Assist in defining DevOps along with quality guidelines and standards.
  • Participate in project planning processes.
  • Establish and maintain test environments.
  • Coordinate with vendors to resolve problems.
  • Evaluate new technologies and tools.
  • Serve as liaison between DevOps teams, senior LOB management, vendors, and other DevOps teams.

Job Requirements

  • Extensive expertise (5-7 years) in the following areas:
  • Subject matter expertise in multiple strategic areas
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternative solutions.
  • Design, implementation, and management of Continuous Integration (CI) processes for medium size organization
  • Design, implementation, and management of Continuous Deployment process for medium size organization
  • Extensive Cloud experience (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google) especially in deploying and managing production workloads
  • Proven record of managing medium size DevOps engineering team(s).
  • BS in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science or related field a plus.
  • Additional coursework and/or some training certifications are preferred.
  • The key competencies for this position include the following:
  • Deep Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) including Agile Development Methodology
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and, consultative skills, work effectively with clients, vendors, peers, and business/IT management.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to stay current on trends and development within the functional area of experience along with the industry.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn, a can-do attitude, and motivated to succeed and grow.
  • Knowledge of at least one and preferably two programming languages (e.g. Java, C/C++/C#)

Must demonstrate accountability, sound decision making, analytical thoroughness, clear and concise communications, and the ability to lead and mentor team members.

*MUST have C#, .NET background NOT Java based.
*MUST have some software based orchestration with Puppet experience and some CHEF is okay too.
* MUST Absolutely have JENKINS - Must understand scheduling processes.
Nice to have:
*Apache Cloud Stack web server experience.
*Working with the part of the Ignites platform (product/servers ) that have a tendency towards the .NET platform. 
*3-5 years of experience in Windows support is great! 
* Linux Operations support experience is helpful as well (3-5 years experience). 
*Extensive AWS experience PREFERRED and/or AZURE experience. However limited AWS or no experience might work if you are highly skilled in all other areas.
*Python and PowerShell which would be great too but NOT a Requirement.



Job Details

Date Posted February 12, 2019
Date Closes March 14, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Hours 45 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 15-1143.00 Computer Network Architects
Zipcode 68144
Name Natalie Kovar
Phone 402-382-1498

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision

This job requires the following skills

  • Cloud Servers
  • Cloud Storage
  • Infrastructure and Operations
  • Software As A Service (SaaS)
  • .NET
  • C#
  • Unix / Linux Shell Script
  • VB.NET
  • Linux-VServer

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

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  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision