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Sr. DevOps Engineer w/Mainframe

Lincoln Financial Group Radnor, PA

Job Description

Alternate Locations:Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #56050

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customers lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role

This position will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility. S/he will be responsible for implementing DevOps practices and principles on mainframe applications and systems. S/he will be responsible for building and extending evolving continuous integration and delivery technology platforms. S/he will create the patterns and framework(s) needed for application teams to leverage for automating builds, deployments and environment build outs as pertaining to mainframe systems. S/he will set standards on integrating Mainframe tools with other DevOps tools chosen in distributed as necessary and provide mentorship to mainframe application teams looking to implement DevOps.


  • Serves as a subject matter expert and/or provides direction on the design and development of automation builds, deployments, and environment build outs.
  • Creates scalable enterprise pipeline that can be reused across application teams that enables Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD).
  • Develops and leverages tools in support of infrastructure development (Infrastructure as Code), software development and delivery (CI/CD) and automation to improve IT services.
  • Serves as lead technical resource to ensure completion of development tasks.
  • Acts as an advocate for continuous improvement and delivery to improve business processes.
  • Applies knowledge of technology and operational best practices to drive the design, development and implementation of operational standards and capabilities.
  • Proactively identifies problems and develops complex solutions.
  • Acts as product owner for Mainframes DevOps stack.
  • Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders and management.
  • Demonstrates best practices in information architecture, design, performance and scalability, quality assurance, and strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar field. (Minimum Required)


  • 5 to 7+ Years experience in application development or DevOps that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)
  • 3+ Years experience with Mainframe tools such as Endevor / ISPW, Topaz, Autosys, Strobe, Xpediter etc.
  • 3+ Years experience in distributed DevOps tools such as GIT/GITLAB, XLD, XLR, Sonarqube, Fortify etc.
  • 3+ Years experience with Open source testing tools; 3+ years experience with Cloud providers. (Required) #LI-KM1

This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

Job Details

Date Posted August 9, 2018
Date Closes September 8, 2018
Requisition 56050-en_US
Located In Radnor, PA
Department Information Technology
SOC Category 00-0000.00