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Senior DevOps Engineer - REMOTE

  • Location: Dallas, 75254
  • Salary: 85.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

  • Pay 85 to 85
  • Function: DevOps
  • Job Ref: 218813
This fast growing software development and design leader has an immediate 6+ month contract opportunity for a Senior DevOps Engineer.  Can work 100% remote from anywhere in the United States with a preference for the DFW area.  This position requires a solid development background (Java, Node, .NET, etc.) with a move into DevOps.  Must be very polished to act as a true consultant to the client.  Will utilize your background in software development to collaborate across development teams, collecting delivery pipeline requirements to then design, develop, test, and support.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer on the DevSecOps team, you are passionate about evangelizing a DevOps mindset.  You are at home with infrastructure as code, delivery pipelines, and the SDLC.  Automation is the standard and the goal is self-service.  Your day to day activities will include defining DevOps best practice, understanding the needs of development teams, authoring delivery pipelines,  enabling development teams to own and operate their applications, and working with security teams to ensure the integrity of builds & deployments.

•    Working with development teams to establish their prioritized needs, feeding that into your own backlog.
•    Authoring delivery pipelines that build & deploy a variety of languages/frameworks to a variety of platforms.
•    Using strong software development fundamentals to drive pipeline enhancements into a Java based platform that generates pipelines.
•    Analyzing security requirements and making recommendations that improve the predictability & frequency of deployments without sacrificing the integrity & security of the deployment.

Qualifications and Requirements: 
•    4+ years experience in a DevOps related role utilizing software development background
•    Experience deploying applications to production using Docker or Kubernetes
•    Deep CI/CD pipeline experience using tools such as Jenkins
•    A strong development background is required in languages such as Java, .NET or NodeJS
•    Understanding of software development patterns
•    Passionate about automation.  Using a web console is always a last resort
•    Source code management using tools such as git is second nature
•    Familiar with practices such as GitOps
•    Experience working with development teams, helping them embody the DevOps mindset
•    Zero down time deployments are the standard
•    Relentless about making continuous improvement
•    Mastery of the SDLC and how to automate it

Education:  Bachelor and/or Master Degree in a Relevant Field of Study (i.e. Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Graphic Design, New Media, Engineering, Liberal Arts, etc.) or equivalent work experience. 

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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