DevOps Engineer – Azure, PowerShell, Site Reliability, Large-Scale Distributed Systems

 

Why should I apply here?

  • Exponential growth over the past 10 years in sales and profitability
  • Continues to be the leading firm in its niche by pushing new products and technology
  • Headquarters and all engineering at this location
  • Agile/Scrum-based, collaborative, open, and team-oriented environment
  • Casual work environment, flexible hours, work/life balance
  • Great benefits, high employee retention

 

What will I be doing?

  • Influencing and creating new designs, software, architecture, and methods for deploying large-scale distributed systems
  • Maintaining existing code/configuration deployment system and owning the strategy going forward
  • Collaborating with the engineering team on projects as the expert on reliability, performance, and efficiency
  • Building resilient services that utilize telemetry and metrics to drive operational excellence
  • Automating away the process of managing capacity, safely deploying software, and mitigating system failures
  • Submitting and implementing change requests and creating ‘blameless’ root cause analysis on infrastructure issues in a fast-pace environment
  • Documenting current and future configuration processes and policies
  • Gaining and using knowledge of monitoring systems and configuration management systems
  • Taking responsibility for Logging and Analytics strategy, monitoring the strategy
  • Taking part in a 24/7 on-call rotation

 

What skills/experience do I need?

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • Development and/or systems admin experience
  • Cloud and/or DevOps experience
  • Exposure to a wide range of different technologies
  • Familiarity with .Net, IIS, SQL Server, Windows Services
  • Hands-on experience with PowerShell (Modules, DSC, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Azure (GOV, Classic vs. RM Services, etc.)
  • Experience troubleshooting enterprise scale platforms
  • First-hand knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD)
  • Track record of solving complex problems with technology (automation, ML, etc.)
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools and platforms

 

What will make my résumé stand out?

  • Experience building enterprise scale platforms
  • Background working in a fast-paced Agile/Scrum environment
  • Experience working with Octopus Deploy
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools (PowerShell DSC, Azure RM Templates, SaltSack, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, etc.)
  • Experience with runbook / workflow / event-based automation
  • Experience with microservices and containers
  • Passion for all thing automation and for working with metrics/telemetry systems and data

 

Location: Plano/Allen, TX Area

 

Citizenship: U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. This company is currently unable to provide sponsorship (e.g., H1-B).

 

Salary: 100 – 120k + Profit Sharing

 

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