DevOps Engineer

  • location: Philadelphia, PA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $50 - $65 per hour
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job description

DevOps Engineer

job summary:
We have an opportunity for an application developer to join a global technology team that supports the front office areas. The front office business functions include Portfolio Management, Trading and Risk. This position will work very closely with portfolio managers, traders and risk officers to deliver technology solutions that directly contribute to the success of the business. This position is ideal for strong technologists who have a desire to learn the investment process for global asset managers and enjoy seeing, firsthand, how their efforts contribute to the business.

 
location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 65 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Design, development and delivery of next generation applications that leverage cutting edge technology practices and vendor systems
  • Help drive the adoption of next-generation applications that enable business users to focus on portfolio performance and deliver superior results.
  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand needs and objectives.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and advisor of technology to business leaders
  • Collaborate with vendors and technology firms to understand and harness emerging technology trends.
  • Collaborate effectively within a global IT environment across multiple divisions
  • Act as a catalyst for the local team to build skills outside of the current technological footprint
 
qualifications:
  • In-depth understanding of the DevOps development practices. Deep familiarity with modern software development and design concepts encompassing a range of languages and platforms.
  • Proven ability to manage diverse client/stakeholder relationships and to collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Strong data analysis skills and proficiency with Python required
  • Strong Proficiency with object-oriented programming languages such as C#, Java, etc.
  • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as AngularJS, Knockout, JQuery or Backbone
  • Excellent analytical skills, anticipates issues and deals with them proactively
  • Experience in developing Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Experience in cloud-based development
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, manage user expectations and complete work requests within the stated or expected deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven track record in forming strong, long term partnerships with business stakeholders. Understands business needs and priorities, provides thought leadership on potential solutions and the opportunities for technology to impact the team.
  • Demonstrates a passion for technology innovation balanced with a pragmatic approach to developing and deploying solutions that best benefit the business
  • Highly collaborative, works effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization and across a variety of functions.
  • Promotes and demonstrates a culture of front to back ownership
 
skills:
  • In-depth understanding of the DevOps development practices. Deep familiarity with modern software development and design concepts encompassing a range of languages and platforms.
  • Proven ability to manage diverse client/stakeholder relationships and to collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Strong data analysis skills and proficiency with Python required
  • Strong Proficiency with object-oriented programming languages such as C#, Java, etc.
  • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as AngularJS, Knockout, JQuery or Backbone
  • Excellent analytical skills, anticipates issues and deals with them proactively
  • Experience in developing Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Experience in cloud-based development
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, manage user expectations and complete work requests within the stated or expected deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven track record in forming strong, long term partnerships with business stakeholders. Understands business needs and priorities, provides thought leadership on potential solutions and the opportunities for technology to impact the team.
  • Demonstrates a passion for technology innovation balanced with a pragmatic approach to developing and deploying solutions that best benefit the business
  • Highly collaborative, works effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization and across a variety of functions.
  • Promotes and demonstrates a culture of front to back ownership

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