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Copy of DevOps Engineering Lead

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
4 Aug 2022
Company Description

ClientSolv Technologies is an IT solution firm with over a decade of experience serving Fortune 1000 companies, public sector and small to medium sized companies. ClientSolv Technologies is a woman-owned and operated company that is certified as a WMBE, 8a firm by the Federal government's Small Business Administration.

Job Description

We are seeking a DevOps Engineering Lead for a long-term contract based in Colorado. This role can work remotely from anywhere within the U.S.

In this role, you will contribute to a range of projects across a new division's technology portfolio. These projects range from low-maturity technical environments to established products and platforms.

This is a "hands-on" technical position; You will be doing advising and management as well as hands-on keyboard DevOps work as needed on a regular basis.

Engineering Leadership
  • Champion modern software practices on topics such as DevSecOps, agile project management, continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD), security, testing, and automation.
  • Advocate for users with accessibility needs. Champion accessibility to internal and external stakeholders, with knowledge of the best tools and methods to be used when accessibility testing.
  • Provide clear communication and counsel to a variety of stakeholders, from policymakers to technical subject matter experts.
  • Build trust with agency partners by doing the work alongside them.
  • Establish a version one of a process or tool implementation to improve engineering quality to demonstrate best practices.
  • Evaluate emerging technology proposals, either at the inception policy phase, scoping and strategy phase, or acquisition procurement phase.

Development
  • Write code, unit tests, scripts based on user stories, in a version-controlled environment.
  • Pair with junior developers to help them develop clean and accessible code that meets the needs of end-users.
  • Review pull requests and code from state and vendor developers.
  • Contribute to open source code bases and represent the state to open source developers on relevant projects.
You will advocate for modern software engineering practices, create momentum through incremental improvements to software deployment pipelines, and have expertise in several aspects of software development, such as security, DevSecOps, automated testing, performance optimization, and code refactoring, penetration testing, and database management/migration.

TECHNICAL AND FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES

Technical
  • Skilled with web and mobile technologies and frameworks
  • Experience with data processes in a Python and Linux ecosystem, including ingest, transformation, and analytics
  • Experience and familiarity managing and deploying code to cloud computing environments such as
    • Google Maps
    • Google Analytics
    • Cloud Functions
    • PubSub
    • BigQuery, CloudSQL
    • Amazon Linux on EC2
    • AWS Lambda functions
    • API Gateway, Cloudfront
    • Programmatic infrastructure configuration tools such as Terraform
    • AWS Secrets Manager
    • Step Functions
    • Google APIs and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) experience
    • AWS
  • Experience with DevOps and agile development platforms (e.g. Azure DevOps, Jira, etc.)
  • Containerization systems such as Docker
  • Should be proficient in working with Git code repositories and familiar with managing agile development practices using platforms such as Azure DevOps.
Functional
  • Has "T-shaped skills" that can broadly speak to all phases of modern software delivery practice.
  • Strong, empathetic communication, and leadership skills.
  • Strong systems thinking approach to problem-solving.
  • Demonstrates expertise in multiple areas of engineering (ex. Agile development, Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment, Version Control, Testing, Automation, etc.)
  • Self-motivated and able to effectively manage time and tasks.
  • Ability to solve complex problems, participate in continuous improvement, and adapt to the ideas of others.
  • Strong creative adaptability to solve engineering challenges
  • Can thrive in low maturity product software engineering environments.
  • Fluent in Spanish is a plus.

Qualifications
  • At least five years of experience applying engineering best practices in complex environments.
  • Previous work on collaborative cross-functional product teams
  • Shipping products to end-users frequently and iteratively
  • Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams across the product delivery lifecycle using modern software development practices such as Agile or Lean
  • Coaching or teaching others in modern software development practices.
  • Cloud first / cloud-native technology implementations
  • Development and consumption of RESTful APIs
  • Skilled with web and mobile technologies and frameworks
  • Experience with data processes in a Python and Linux ecosystem, including ingest, transformation, and analytics
  • Experience and familiarity managing and deploying code to cloud computing environments such as
    • Google Maps
    • Google Analytics
    • Cloud Functions
    • PubSub
    • BigQuery, CloudSQL
    • Amazon Linux on EC2
    • AWS Lambda functions
    • API Gateway, Cloudfront
    • Programmatic infrastructure configuration tools such as Terraform
    • AWS Secrets Manager
    • Step Functions
    • Google APIs and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) experience
    • AWS
  • Experience with DevOps and agile development platforms (e.g. Azure DevOps, Jira, etc.)
  • Containerization systems such as Docker
  • Should be proficient in working with Git code repositories and familiar with managing agile development practices using platforms such as Azure DevOps.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus

Additional Information

This long term contract role is based out of Denver, CO. This role can work remotely from anywhere within the U.S.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 677702291-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: ClientSolv Technologies
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent