Who We Are
Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.
Join us in everything that's great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.
Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.
What You'll Do
Reporting to the IT Enterprise Cloud & DevOps Team Lead, you will be the leader of Cloud & DevOps Engineering, and IPL looks to you to confront obstacles others avoid and solve problems through both creative and engineered solutions. You will be part of a dynamic team who manages the on-premise and Cloud infrastructure services within the parameters of business-aligned reliability, integrity, and risk tolerances. You will also drive the continuous improvement with an engineering mindset rooted in automation, self-service, CI/CD, and "fix for good." Other duties will include:
Strategy & Architecture:
Develop a transformation strategy that upends the established on-premise data center environment and results in a shift to a Cloud-native application architecture model that still provides reliable support for commercial-off-the-shelf solutions and monolithic enterprise systems (e.g. SAP ERP)
Design and configure server, storage, data center, remote site, and Cloud infrastructure to provide a high degree of resilience, reliability, security, performance, scalability, and flexibility
Design and configure data center and Cloud infrastructure solutions providing virtualization of servers, automated workload balancing, identity management, storage, backup, and the technology stack for enterprise applications
Influence technology priorities, decisions, and architecture patterns across the organization by providing an optimal blend of data center, Cloud, and Edge infrastructure services
Adhere and provide inputs to global standards, policies, and procedures related to IT infrastructure
Vendor & Stakeholder Management:
Manage data center, Cloud, infrastructure, backup, storage, and identity management service providers and ensure adherence to contracted SLAs and OLAs
Assist and consult with both developers and application analysts to drive standards and best practices as they migrate to Cloud-native solutions or emergent technologies
Technical Operations & Service:
Lead DevOps initiatives and assist in performance and scalability planning to ensure that solutions are technically sound, performance-efficient and aligned with a Cloud-native application architecture model.
Drive continuous improvement and reduction in manual technical efforts by automating infrastructure deployments and configurations through solutions supporting Infrastructure as Code. Cloud and infrastructure environments should maintain a high degree of availability, scalability, flexibility, and self-service in support of CI/CD.
Plan, configure, deploy, & integrate infrastructure and Cloud technologies including IaaS, DaaS, SaaS, PaaS
Plan, configure, deploy, & support Windows Server and Linux OS systems as well as SQL database systems
Initiate, execute, & support IT activities related to data center, Cloud, storage, backup, database, and identity mgmt.
Design, implement, and support Cloud orchestration, provisioning, load-balancing, and auto-scaling solutions in AWS and/or Azure. Develop reusable base images and tune containerized apps (e.g. Docker).
Technical analysis, performance tuning, systems monitoring, and event alerting on compute infrastructure, enterprise storage, identity management, backups, DR systems, databases and virtualized systems (e.g. VMware)
Practice effective incident and problem management, change and configuration management, capacity management, resource scheduling, load testing, and service testing with validation.
Implement security controls and research / resolve vulnerabilities across Cloud and enterprise infrastructure solutions
Design, implement, and support Identity and Security Management solutions (e.g. AD, ADFS, AD sync tools, MFA, Anti-malware, host-based firewalls, HIDS, patching tools, encryption solutions, least-privilege access control, etc.)
Manage Cloud and on-premise backup and DR infrastructure ensuring RPO/RTO targets are met
Design, implement, learn, and support DevOps apps and tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, Git, Okta, Figma, CircelCI, Codacy, Lucidchart, Gradle, Jenkins, Bamboo, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Nagios, Raygun, etc.)
Develop infrastructure-supporting scripts using scripting languages (e.g. Shell, Bash, GO, Ruby, Python, etc.)
Resolve incidents escalated from IT Operations and Apps teams in a timely manner aligning to published SLAs & OLAs
Occasionally provide IT operational support assistance to end device management team supporting user environment management, application presentation, and application delivery to end devices.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements
Work primarily in an office environment, and on occasion in a manufacturing or distribution environment as required. Long periods of computer and office machine use. Requires sitting, stooping and kneeling for filing, use of hands and fingers, ability to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk short distances. The employee may need to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds / 22.5 kg. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to wear and care for applicable personal protective equipment (such as, safety glasses and shoes, respirator, hard hat and ear protection, safety harness) as required by site specific requirements.
What We're Looking For:
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience. Beneficial if certifications available in some of the following areas:
AWS or Azure certifications
VMware, Microsoft, AD, SQL, Linux, ITIL, or security certifications
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a DevOps or infrastructure role supporting data center, Cloud, server, virtualization, storage, backup & DR, and identity management solutions
Minimum of 2 years' supporting Cloud-native application infrastructure architecture and Cloud technologies, preferably in Azure or AWS (including EC2, ECS, VPC, CLI, Security Groups)
Working knowledge of Cloud services in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and DaaS and upcoming trends in the Cloud space.
Experience with Cloud orchestration, provisioning, load-balancing, and auto-scaling solutions
Experience with infrastructure and Cloud automation technologies that enable CI/CD, HA, load balancing, and "self-service".
Experience with IT infrastructure solutions which may include Active Directory, Windows Server, SQL Server, data centre hardware.
Experienced in any of the DevOps scripting languages (Shell, Bash, GO, Ruby, Python, etc.)
Familiarity with DevOps apps and tools e.g. JIRA, Confluence, Git, Okta, Figma, CircelCI, Codacy, Lucidchart, Gradle, Jenkins, Bamboo, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Nagios, Raygun
Good at containerization of applications, understand best practices of Docker, develop reusable base images and tune Docker apps
Knowledge of cyber security solutions and secure design of both Cloud and on-premise systems and services
Experience in real-time monitoring and alerting of servers or apps deployed in AWS, Azure, or on-premise (CloudWatch, Solarwinds)
Exposure to ERP platforms beneficial
Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player
What We Offer:
Paid Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + Plus PTO days
Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available
Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service
Generous tuition reimbursement program
Friendly and supportive coworkers
Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere
Value People Respect, Recognize & Reward
Think Customer. Everyone. Every day
Treat the Business as our Own
Care for the Community & our Environment
Challenge & Improve the Status Quo
Deliver on our Promises
Women are encouraged to apply. Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
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