DevOps Lead Engineer

  • location: Princeton, NJ
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $110,000 - $145,000 per year
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DevOps Lead Engineer

job summary:
  • Engineer and implement solutions and provide recommendations for continuous improvement for the services provided
  • Present regular status updates and provide cross training to other DevOps team members.
  • Be active in evaluating and recommending new Cloud Data Services technologies including updates to Cloud Data Services as they are released.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with the IT Portfolio lead on road mapping of portfolio applications
  • Oversight of DevOps acceptance of all proposed designs for new applications and enhancements to existing ones
  • Provide technical coaching for a portfolio team of DevOps engineers. This can include a combination of "On-shore" and "Off-Shore" DevOps engineers as well as "External Contractors" when required.
  • Conduit between portfolio and DevOps COE to ensure common framework and toolsets are being executed across all members of the DevOps team
  • Establish an automated DevOps release management pipeline which delivers tooling for next generation application development efforts (the Dev) and on-going production operations (the Ops). Cultivate a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery mind set.
  • Ensure development teams are provided a full set of DevOps ALM tools by leading the establishment of the right tooling and processes that will result in a fully automated release management pipeline to include: the Automated build process, environment setups, testing scripts, deployments, and production operational metrics/debugging information (to target developers).
  • Partner with development and operations teams to develop practical automation solutions and custom modules. Troubleshoot automation issues and find practical solutions that move projects forward in a timely manner.
  • Be a trusted automation and tooling advisor for DevOps initiatives by providing objective, practical and relevant ideas, insights and advice.
  • Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve project objectives; technically guide projects through to completion. Ensure deliverables are completed within target timeframes and are consistently of high-quality.
  • Work with teams to bring continuous improvement to ALM processes and tools. Develop and own KPIs to ensure performance is measured against expected business outcomes.
 
location: Princeton, New Jersey
job type: Permanent
salary: $110,000 - 145,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Engineer and implement solutions and provide recommendations for continuous improvement for the services provided
  • Present regular status updates and provide cross training to other DevOps team members.
  • Be active in evaluating and recommending new Cloud Data Services technologies including updates to Cloud Data Services as they are released.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with the IT Portfolio lead on road mapping of portfolio applications
  • Oversight of DevOps acceptance of all proposed designs for new applications and enhancements to existing ones
  • Provide technical coaching for a portfolio team of DevOps engineers. This can include a combination of "On-shore" and "Off-Shore" DevOps engineers as well as "External Contractors" when required.
  • Conduit between portfolio and DevOps COE to ensure common framework and toolsets are being executed across all members of the DevOps team
  • Establish an automated DevOps release management pipeline which delivers tooling for next generation application development efforts (the Dev) and on-going production operations (the Ops). Cultivate a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery mind set.
  • Ensure development teams are provided a full set of DevOps ALM tools by leading the establishment of the right tooling and processes that will result in a fully automated release management pipeline to include: the Automated build process, environment setups, testing scripts, deployments, and production operational metrics/debugging information (to target developers).
  • Partner with development and operations teams to develop practical automation solutions and custom modules. Troubleshoot automation issues and find practical solutions that move projects forward in a timely manner.
  • Be a trusted automation and tooling advisor for DevOps initiatives by providing objective, practical and relevant ideas, insights and advice.
  • Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve project objectives; technically guide projects through to completion. Ensure deliverables are completed within target timeframes and are consistently of high-quality.
  • Work with teams to bring continuous improvement to ALM processes and tools. Develop and own KPIs to ensure performance is measured against expected business outcomes.
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related field, with 7 year's related experience as a DevOps or systems administrator/engineer in 24X7 uptime environment. Minimum of 7+ year's system administration experience. Expert knowledge of system administration and security protocols for client/server environment deployed using Cloud based IaaS and PaaS solutions on Windows platforms
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle, test driven development, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Solid understanding and experience working with high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to application stack traces
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration of web services.
  • Experience with Git version control systems
  • Experience in development with scripting languages
  • Preferred experience supporting the following Datastores/Databases: MS-SQL server, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Cassandra
  • Working knowledge of related technologies including encryption, IPsec, VLANs, VPNs, routing, firewalls, proxy services, LAN/WAN connectivity
  • Experience with Azure cloud IaaS and PaaS solutions
  • Knowledge and experience with Hadoop is a plus
  • Strong hardware and software diagnostic skills
  • Project and system planning experience is essential
  • Ability to multitask and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with rapid technology changes and complex customer requirements.
  • Experience working in an agile development team which requires the database design and architecture to adapt to changing business needs.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, comfortable in a transactional high-volume, high availability production environment.
  • Ability to build solid relationships with team members and co-workers, possessing the desire to work in a team environment and provide benefit to the team as a whole
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills, including both written and verbal.
  • Strong customer service skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent customer requests.
  • Self-reliant, self-motivated with a "can do" attitude.
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, and reliability of services provided.
  • Ability to produce and maintain accurate documentation and operational reports.
  • Desire to grow and develop new skillsets, becoming involved with new technologies
  • Experience with MS-Office products to build presentations using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
 
skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related field, with 7 year's related experience as a DevOps or systems administrator/engineer in 24X7 uptime environment. Minimum of 7+ year's system administration experience. Expert knowledge of system administration and security protocols for client/server environment deployed using Cloud based IaaS and PaaS solutions on Windows platforms
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle, test driven development, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Solid understanding and experience working with high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to application stack traces
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration of web services.
  • Experience with Git version control systems
  • Experience in development with scripting languages
  • Preferred experience supporting the following Datastores/Databases: MS-SQL server, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Cassandra
  • Working knowledge of related technologies including encryption, IPsec, VLANs, VPNs, routing, firewalls, proxy services, LAN/WAN connectivity
  • Experience with Azure cloud IaaS and PaaS solutions
  • Knowledge and experience with Hadoop is a plus
  • Strong hardware and software diagnostic skills
  • Project and system planning experience is essential
  • Ability to multitask and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with rapid technology changes and complex customer requirements.
  • Experience working in an agile development team which requires the database design and architecture to adapt to changing business needs.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, comfortable in a transactional high-volume, high availability production environment.
  • Ability to build solid relationships with team members and co-workers, possessing the desire to work in a team environment and provide benefit to the team as a whole
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills, including both written and verbal.
  • Strong customer service skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent customer requests.
  • Self-reliant, self-motivated with a "can do" attitude.
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, and reliability of services provided.
  • Ability to produce and maintain accurate documentation and operational reports.
  • Desire to grow and develop new skillsets, becoming involved with new technologies
  • Experience with MS-Office products to build presentations using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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