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2756 DevOps Engineer

Location: Local Remote

Description:
Our client is the largest and most respected health care staffing and management services company. They are looking for a DevOps Engineer to be a part of the motivated team that has pride and passion for what they do. Guided by their core values, our client has a commitment to career growth and making meaningful contributions. If you’re interested, please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com, and do know we value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you!

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
Job Description:

The DevOps Engineer has a strong background in Hybrid Azure technology to support the full release management lifecycle. This individual is a talented, highly motivated, and innovative engineer with a track record of taking initiative and delivering results, capable of working in a fast-paced agile environment and administering client facing environments that require 24X7 system uptime, and working cooperatively with a multi-functional team. The DevOps engineer will be responsible for the applications architecture and support.

Job Tasks
*Communicates clearly in a timely manner in both verbal and written communication with Senior Leadership.
*Able to provide direction to others in analyzing and solving program and system issues and problems.
*Advanced technical proficiency in core technologies and methodologies used by the team.
*Able to drive and champion rapidly changing technologies and methodologies and apply them to technological and/or business needs of significant scope.
*Able to analyze, diagnose and resolve highly complex programming problems and system coordination issues.
*Able to provide technical direction and solutions to peers and leaders.
*Able to lead and coordinate large multi-discipline teams (5+) for complex work efforts which includes estimating, coordinating, tracking progress, inspiring others to complete tasks on time, assisting with resolving issues and creating status reports.
*Creates a climate where people want to do their best. Can motivate and empower others on work teams.
*Demonstrated expertise and ability to lead others in defensive programming.
*Develops and/or directs the creation of efficient and maintainable program code.
*Develops efficient and effective program and system solutions in solving highly complex business problems.
*Develops highly complex programs and systems in support of business processes and objectives.
*Understands, directs and participates in deliverables required by approved Development Lifecycles.
*Determines and/or directs system design and prepares work estimates for development or changes for multiple work efforts.
*Prepares and/or directs the creation of program, system, operational and User documentation.
*Design and implement fully automated CI/CD pipelines based on the Azure DevOps (former VSTS) task based build system.
*Leverage the full power of the Microsoft – Azure DevOps(VSTS) tools offering to further automate build, release packaging, deployment and configuration management processes for application
*Integrate with agile teams to provide expert level guidance regarding best practices for building and maintaining continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines.
*Responsible for creating builds and releases along with any planned documentation.
*Responsible for performing software installation and deployments using an Infrastructure as Code paradigm.
*Maintain configuration management database.
*Setup and maintain development, test, and production environments.
*Provide input to development teams from a system/network administrator perspective.
*Implement and maintain system health and performance monitors and alerts.
*Collaborate with development teams to resolve system health and performance issues and risks
*Perform capacity planning for hardware resources.
*Migrate existing systems and setup new systems in a cloud hosting provider.
*Manage Windows and SQL Server updates as needed.
*Develop SQL, PowerShell, and/or bat scripts to automate software testing tasks.
*Implement and recommend security controls.

Experience and Abilities
*5+ years of professional experience as a DevOps engineer, system administrator, and/or software engineer.
*Experience setting up an automated build and delivery pipeline leveraging the full DevOps range of tools available for Microsoft (TFS, Azure DevOps) web services and websites hosted in IIS and/or Azure.
*Expert level experience utilizing DevOps features of TFS 2015/2018 on-prem solution and Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS), including CI/CD pipelines design and implementation, TFS agent management, TFS Security Model, Azure DevOps/TFS Release Manager.
*Experience automating processes using PowerShell
*Experience automating setup of virtual machines
*Experience writing SQL scripts
*Good communication skills
*Experience with cloud technologies such as Azure, ARM Templates, Azure AD security, Azure DevOps (VSTS), Azure Apps, Azure Key Vault, and Azure Virtual Machines.
*Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university in Computer Science, Technology or related field.
*Ownership mentality with capability to drive forward solutions on own initiative.
*Passion for keeping up to speed with the latest software tools and methodologies.
*Ability to evaluate and adopt new technologies as the need arises.
*Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage expectations.
*Ability to challenge status-quo and drive change.
*Flexible & easily adaptable to change.
*Familiarity with software development processes, standards, and best practices to ensure quality outcomes.
*Experience working within short development cycles using agile (Scrum) methods.
*Experience as a system administrator.
*Experience as an administrator of Azure DevOps (VSTS)
*Experience as an administrator of Microsoft Team Foundation Server (on-prem)
*Ability to collaborate across IT disciplines.
*Experience with Docker and Azure managed Kubernetes a plus.

Education, Certifications & Experience
Minimum Education/Certifications:
BA in Computer Science, or training and experience in a related field

Preferred Experience
SaaS experience in a Production environment supporting thousands of customers experience