Sr Dev Ops Engineer in Houston, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

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Job Description

The Senior DevOps Engineer is part of a development team building and supporting enterprise grade software systems. The engineer should be self-driven and have the ability to work in a distributed team by developing and maintaining complex application and database release automation. Ideal candidate should hold strong knowledge of DevOps engineering related to Continuous Integration/Delivery solutions & Platform Automation with programming background. The engineer will be responsible to design and build automated processes keeping reproducibility, auditability and traceability in view for all deliverables. This person will demonstrate an ability to manage complex, high-quantity and often contradictory information to effectively solve problems, applies knowledge of the business to advance organizational goals, and comfortably navigates complex policy, people and process-related organizational dynamics.


Essential Functions
  • Formulate solution plans and provide guidance on designing automated delivery pipelines and best practices
  • Make appropriate technology and DevOps tool-chain choices and driving technical implementation
  • Do tool analysis and selection and implement automation frameworks and approaches for different application platforms
  • Do hands-on prototyping of new tools, libraries and frameworks that would aid developer productivity
  • Identify emerging automation techniques to help improve DevOps toolchain
  • Ensure all applications are fault-tolerant, highly-available, follow 12-factor app standards where possible, and make efficient and effective use of computing resources
  • Finds and implements strategic innovative solutions
  • Develops, designs and implements integrated solutions to resolve highly complex technical and business issues


Requires bachelors’ degree from a four year college or university with 8 plus years of experience in Computer Science, MIS, or other business discipline
  • Advanced knowledge of object oriented principles, JavaScript Frameworks, Web/Cloud based Applications, SOA, C#, .NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, Angular, Micro Services Architecture
  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps, TeamCity, Jenkins, or other similar tools
  • Experience with Docker or other containerization technologies
  • Proficiency with modern SQL databases
  • Proficiency with source control tools (GitHub, Bit Bucket, etc.)
  • Experience with API Management platforms
  • Familiarity with container orchestrators (Kubernetes, Docker EE)
  • Operational experience with observability practices and tooling such as monitoring, logging, and alerting
  • Advanced knowledge of database programming concepts
  • Strong knowledge of Agile Methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge of best practices and standards for software development

Preferred Skills
  • Manages complexity in order to effectively find solutions and solves problems
  • Drives results by consistently achieving completion and closure of tasks, even in the face of obstacles and setbacks
  • Adaptive personality and ability to function in a fast-paced environment
  • A problem solving attitude that can adapt to varying timelines
  • Effectively communicates complex ideas in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing
  • A strong attention to detail combined with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills; promoting healthy relationships and team dynamics
  • Excellent ability to multi-task assigned duties or projects





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