Sr. DevOps Engineer

Chicago, IL 60606

Category: DevOps Job Number: 21726

Job Description

Position Summary
The DevOps team works with teams developing solutions across the business to foster collaboration and remove barriers to achieving business outcomes more efficiently. This is an innovative role that will provide technical leadership in development, architecture, and code security, overseeing and facilitating code releases and driving continuous improvement to technical processes.

The role will coordinate with Infrastructure, Security, and Product Teams to develop cloud application design and create systems for managing, monitoring, and maintaining cloud systems. They will also implement and manage the Azure DevOps environment with a focus on centralizing best practices, automation, and migration from legacy architectures.

Ideal candidate will have a development background alongside experience automating build and deployment pipelines in Azure for multiple services and supporting middleware such as AKS and Databricks in the cloud.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Collaborate with developers to develop well-architected future forward solutions, optimized for cost, performance, reliability, and security.
  • Implement, automate deployment of, and support the Azure resources integrations are built on.
  • Implementation, support, and updates of developer tooling, pipelines, and processes used during SDLC (both cloud and legacy), providing dashboards and metrics on the development process.
  • Automate/script repeatable processes within the SDLC to reduce time to delivery of new functionality.
  • Centralize logging and application monitoring, improving observability to allow for performance testing and benchmarking to evaluate how well and reliably systems run.
  • Continuous improvement of release quality by incorporating best practices into the development lifecycle such as unit tests, code coverage measurements, static code analyses.
  • Provide a security-focused approach while implementing solutions, including coordination of Code Security program with participants from security and development teams.

Position Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • DevOps-based development using Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Azure DevOps, and Azure platform services and components (incl. Key Vault, storage accounts, Databricks & AKS).
  • Experience with multiple programming languages (C#, Python, etc.) as well as scripting languages.
  • Creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps for software and infrastructure deployments.
  • Experience building and operating highly available AKS clusters.
  • Understand infrastructure concepts to effectively troubleshoot network-related issues in a hybrid environment.
  • 4+ years with public cloud (preferably Azure).

  • Experience re-architecting applications for cloud platforms.
  • Knowledge of messaging patterns, especially pub/sub, utilizing NServiceBus, RabbitMQ, etc.
  • Administration and support of middleware systems such as RabbitMQ, SQL Server, and ActiveBatch.
  • Experience with Compliance-related topics (Security, Data Privacy).
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or related discipline.




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