Senior Development Operations Specialist

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Responsible for advancing the automated continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI-CD) pipeline. Develops solutions to effectively monitor the overall health of applications, improve resiliency and ensure security. Also provides technical mentoring and leadership to less experienced engineers. Considered to have an expert level of knowledge and proficiency with Development Operations practices and technologies.


  • Build, maintain, and enhance automated CI-CD pipeline for virtualized and private cloud infrastructures
  • Define, manage, and enforce DevOps best practices and standards
  • Mentor mid and associate level DevOps Engineers
  • Assist DevOps team to design, build, and maintain secure, resilient, and scalable architecture
  • Standardize and automate configuration management
  • Advance database deployment automation by adopting best practices and tools
  • Identify and troubleshoot performance & security deficiencies across a variety of platforms and application stacks. Analyze root cause and implement preventative measures to avoid recurrence.
  • Work with Engineering and IT Operations teams to triage and resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Coordinate with QA Engineering team to integrate automated testing framework into CI-CD pipeline
  • Develop and automate application monitoring and alerting and use diagnostics to implement change
  • Support technology audits and take corrective action as needed
  • Administer multiple Git repositories in Bitbucket and execute migrations from other version control systems such as SVN and TFS
  • Provide release support including outside of normal business hours


  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science or related field
  • 5+ total years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years’ in a prior DevOps role
  • 3 + years’ Linux and/or Windows System Administration, CentOS or RHEL preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience with continuous integration (CI) tools, particularly Jenkins
  • 3+ years’ deploying applications in Docker containers
  • 3+ years’ working with Virtualization (VMWare & Hyper-V) or Cloud technologies
  • 3+ years’ experience configuration management automation using Ansible (preferred), Chef, or Puppet
  • 1+ years’ experience with PaaS and container orchestration technologies such as Openshift and Kubernetes
  • 1+ years’ creating automated analytics pipelines using tools such as ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), Graylog, or Splunk
  • 1+ years’ managing repository and dependency management tools such as Artifactory or Sonatype Nexus
  • 1+ years’ using and administering Git version control system
  • Experience with build automation using any of the following: Ant, Maven, Gradle, and MSBuild
  • Programming background using languages including Bash, Python, Powsershell, and Groovy
  • Working knowledge of relational database technologies, particularly Microsoft SQL
  • Experience configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting JBoss and wildfly J2EE application servers
  • Experience with web servers, specifically nginx, Apache or Microsoft IIS
  • Experience with load balancers and reverse proxies, particularly HAProxy
  • General understanding of basic networking (firewall, open ports), DNS & DHCP
  • Familiarity with TLS/SSL, public private key cryptography, how certificates work, and mutual authentication
  • Familiarity with REST APIs
  • Understanding of memcached, solr, and redis
  • Ability and willingness to work outside of normal hours of operation, primarily for Production deployment support
  • Experience supporting Agile Scrum/Kanban teams
  • Communicate with various audiences to drive DevOps transformation within the organization