Sr. DevOps Engineer – AWS, Automation, CI/CD, Build & Release, Growing Firm


Why should I apply here?

  • 20-year-old private company with consistent growth
  • Leading publisher of educational software
  • User growth from 100k to 5 million in the last 10 years
  • Opportunity to see your company’s products on the market
  • Profitable mid-size firm with high retention and growing revenue


What will I be doing?

  • Extending and evolving existing architecture and assisting with creating new solutions for new products
  • Working closely with different teams responsible for various aspects of our platform to ensure the implementation of quality automation
  • Providing automation and support through the development cycle for any required changes to the build and release processes
  • Taking responsibility for automating software build and release configurations
  • Designing and implementing workflows to automate the release and upgrade process for applications in lower test and production environments.
  • Troubleshooting build and deploy failures, and facilitating their resolution
  • Implementing complex application and database driven automation release tasks
  • Managing continuous build, test, and deploy processes
  • Maintaining and enhancing the automated continuous integration and continuous delivery environment
  • Supporting all pre-production and production managed environments for middleware services and applications
  • Owning deployment problems and providing active coordination between various groups in order to resolve a specific issue
  • Providing assistance to DEV and QA groups to include: participating in meetings, building out environments, troubleshooting deployment/configuration related problems
  • Evaluating and adopting new tools to improve build and release processes

What skills/experience do I need?

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in DevOps engineering
  • Solid experience with AWS (also open to Azure, Autoscale, Configurations, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring/data collection tools
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancing, and firewalling
  • Background developing end-to-end build/release automation for complex solutions for large-scale enterprise systems
  • Understanding of good coding practices towards measuring improved code quality and database concepts.
  • Ability to lead technical discussions among software development engineers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Location: Dallas, TX (no relocation assistance is available)


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., H1B).


Salary: 120 – 150k


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