Synergis is currently seeking a DevOps Engineer for a client in downtown Atlanta. The DevOps Engineer will assist in the establishment and roll-out of a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery automation framework across multiple tools. The DevOps Engineer will equally play a vital role on the team and must demonstrate a solid understanding of DevOps and possess a high-degree of automation skills and expertise.
DevOps Engineer Responsibilities:
Develop new automation framework to utilize and define/refine existing build and deploy processes.
Be a contributor toward development/testing of common services to support CI/CD.
Be a collaborative highly-experienced team player with strong communication and planning skills
Assist development teams across the organization to implement their CI/CD pipelines.
Assume ownership of automation processes; problem resolution and root cause analysis.
Collaborate/Cooperate with Enterprise and Architects on DevOps tool chain decisions.
Working closely with Development, QA, Product Management, and Operations teams to make sure Product Releases on-time with quality.
Works closely with other team leaders & business partners to ensure their needs are met via SLAs and SLOs in context of process and project
goals and objectives
Can recommend, assist with, design and develop internal process automations using DevOps tools and technologies
Interact closely with several other Business Units to ensure clear understanding of business and technical needs; timely delivery on customer
requirements; and service level agreements.
Collaborate and interface with those who have operational responsibility of the software infrastructure performance, security, compliance,
including testing and documentation.
Coach/provide guidance and develop automations for internal processes, products, and procedures leveraging the latest in automation and
DevOps Engineer Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science (or closely related field) with at least 5+ years of relevant IT experience.
5+ years of DevOps experience in the area of application (vendor & internal apps) delivery then transformation to deployment automation
Possess a software development background preferably including the development of shared/common components and integrations.
Experience of explaining and persuading DevOps culture, automation, lean, measurement, and sharing changes throughout internal teams and
with business partners.
Follow engineering best practices, participate in new tool evaluations, peer reviews, etc. as necessary
Extensive experience with Ansible/Puppet/Chef, Azure/AWS and Automations in general.
SQL experience with Oracle, MongoDB, etc.
Experience in Database Administration.
Has experience of architecting solutions to support and host customer facing products with a focus on stability, scalability, security, testability
Experience with systems administrations and networking technologies
Experience providing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery solutions using tools such as Stash/Git, Cloudbees Jenkins or Open Source
Jenkins, Hudson, Artifactory, Selenium, MicroFocus LeanFT, Nagios, Docker
Experience in Agile Methodologies (Kanban, Scrum, Lean/Scaled, etc) and processes.
Experience w/transformation to and construction of Continuous Deployment, CI environments, build and release cycles from a manual delivery
Strong Automation, problem-solving skills, and ability to follow through to completion.
Extensive experience with creating robust release management processes using Powershell and other automation scripting technologies.
Extensive experience with Configuration Mgt/Deployment tools such as Puppet / Chef / Ansible / Salt
Must have hands-on expertise in manual certification & delivery of applications to business units on multiple platforms (Windows, Linux/Unix,
Mainframe, Citrix) using Windows InstallShield, MSI packaging utilities/tools, SCCM, VBScript, KeePass/other password utilities & tools, etc.
Track record & passion for bringing high-quality automation, including continuous deployments, automated service failover, etc. into a team
Strong knowledge of applying agile methodologies in an enterprise, Scrum, Kanban, Scaled Agile
Knowledge of good coding practices and improving code quality
Agile qualifications SCM/PO/Coach
Experience with AWS (Cloudformation, Route53, EMR, EC2, Auto Scaling, Spot Instances, Red Shift, Aurora Database, S3, building AMI, IAM
DevOps Engineer Desired Experience:
Awareness of software security protocols, such as ISO27001, NIST and familiarity with implementation of security best practices is highly
AWS Certified preferred
Knowledge of Docker, managing microservice pools, service discovery
Plans system capacity and maintenance
Cultivates and maintains a team and culture of high availability and responsiveness to address operational issues and emergent needs 24x7
Experience in Infrastructure, Networks, and private and public cloud hosting departments
If you are interested in this position, please contact Denise Wicks at or by e-mail at .
Synergis serves a myriad of clients across nearly all industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. The outcomes of these relationships are demonstrated in a growing list of more than 300 clients and industry recognitions by Inc. magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. From its foundation in 1997, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals in all areas of information technology. Recently named the Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals for over 10 years. For more information about Synergis, please visit the company website.
Synergis is an Equal Opportunity employer.
5+ years Dev Ops, CI/CD, application delivery, deployment automation, fascination with tools!