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DevOps Engineer

Job title: DevOps Engineer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Phoenix
Industry: Technology
Remote: Yes
Reference: 446788
Contact name: Shivani Sharma

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with a large Health Insurance client based in Arizona to help them find a DevOps Engineer to join their team in this remote opportunity! This is a full-time, 3 month contract-to hire-opportunity. 

*This opportunity requires another form (Conflict of Interest) to be filled out for applying. The recruiter will reach out with this form if they feel it would be a good fit.* 

Serves as a DevOps Engineer supporting a dedicated DevOps team. This role will be responsible for applying DevOps best practices and ideas to include testability, repeatability, and automation, and be able to provide skill uplift, knowledge transfer and sharing of DevOps concepts and best practices to various cross functional teams including Infrastructure, Operations, Security, Business and Application Development. The DevOps Engineer assesses business requirements; collects and identifies technical specifications; and develops technology solutions that meet requirements.

Essential Job Functions
•          Experienced with DevOps/ Agile operations process and tools including: Code review, unit test automation, Build & Release automation, Service, Incident and Change Management tools.
•          In depth experience in Continuous Integration /Continuous Deployment tools to setup automated and scheduled deployments with a preference towards Jenkins
•          Experienced in container based technologies Kubernetes and Docker on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Azure 
•          In depth experience in using Build and Automation tools like ANT, Maven, Gradle, NPM, MsBuild/Dotnet
•          Experienced in Branching, Merging, Tagging and maintaining the versions across the environments using SCM tools like SVN, TFS, GIT , CVS
•          Experienced with Code Quality tools like SonarQube
•          Experience with CI/CD in containerized micro services environment
•          Proficient with tools like Ansible, Chef, Salt and Puppet
•          Experienced with authoring and maintaining Jenkins shared libraries.
•          Experienced with LINUX/Unix System Administration, System Builds, Server Builds, Installations, Upgrades, Patches, Migration and Troubleshooting
•          Strong experience developing HELM Charts and using public HELM charts to manage Kubernetes deployments
•          Strong experience in cloud provisioning tools such as Terraform with a preference in using the Azure and AWS providers.
•          Proficient in authoring and maintaining Terraform modules and private Terraform registry.
•          Proficient with PYTHON, Ruby, PowerShell, Pearl, HCL, Groovy and Bash scripting.
•          Experienced with Cloud Migrations to IAAS Platforms like AWS, Azure, or Mulesoft.
•          Working knowledge of leveraging CI/CD pipelines to manage databases
•          Collaborate well with peers and team members in the areas of technical skills and competencies.
•          Analyze current technology utilized within the company and develop steps and processes to improve and expand upon them
•          Mentor and train other engineers throughout the company and seek to continually improve DevOps maturity companywide
•          Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended
•          Participate in build and release management activities
•          Keep current and informed of devops and cloud technologies and best practices.
•          Serves as technical consultant and IT focal point for all public, private and hybrid cloud IaaS and PaaS solutions including containerization solutions.
•          Assist Cloud Engineering teams with diagnosing and troubleshooting cloud related issues escalated by service desk teams or routed via incident management in a 24x7 environment
•          Communicates effectively with Development and Operations teams to align on requirements, driving SDLC requirements, capabilities, and limitations pertinent to delivering highly resilient applications.
•          Collaborate on standards and policies for cloud IaaS and PaaS service adoption, providing clarity for enabling compliant and secure Cloud solutions that meet project and initiative milestones.
•          Has an ‘Automation First” mindset . Responsible for evaluating and implementing orchestration, automation, and tooling solutions to ensure consistent processes and repetitive tasks are performed with the highest level of accuracy and reduced defects
•          Collaborate on and execute on near/mid/long term devops strategy and roadmaps in adherence to, and in support of enterprise standards, policy, strategy and roadmaps.
•          Participate in the Cloud Center of Excellence agenda and follow up; acting as the devops subject matter expert.
•          Participate with Engineering teams regarding decisions on devops solutions regulatory compliance such as PCI, NIST or HITRUST, optimal access and usefulness, and leverage existing technologies when possible.
•          Participate in research and development efforts (proofs of concept, prototypes), as subject matter expert, when introducing new technologies.
•          Educate and influence others in order to gain buy-in on proposed solutions.
•          Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analysis on devops related technology and tooling to aid management in making implementation decisions.
•          Familiarity with software to scan and identify code vulnerabilities
•          Partner with dev & test teams to ensure continuous test automation practices are being used across the pipeline.
•          Proficient with SQL and /or NoSQL technologies experience
•          Establish priorities and adjust work accordingly
•          Evaluate and recommend a wide variety of open-source technologies and cloud services to address gaps in CI/CD tool chain
•          Assist with providing continuous monitoring capabilities 
•          Design, build and maintain the CI/CD infrastructure and tools 
•          Identify and escalate situations requiring urgent attention 
•          Coach others in the adoption of DevOps
•          Lead teams in the transformation to DevOps
•          Develop staff, including the development and maintenance of training materials for new and existing staff 

Required Job Skills:
•          Proficient in Configuration Management skills using Chef or Puppet
•          Proficient in Infrastructure automation skills using Terraform or similar
•          Proficient in leveraging HELM to manage Kubernetes deployments or similar
•          Proficient in developing Terraform modules or similar
•          Proficient with Terraform cloud providers for AWS and/or Azure
•          Proficient in CICD pipeline creation using Jenkins or similar
•          Proficient in administering, patching, and maintaining Jenkins or similar
•          Proficient in developing Jenkins reusable libraries and/or leveraging community developed plugins or similar
•          Proficient in Manage release workflows using XLRelease or similar
•          Proficient in Working knowledge of current software protocols and Internet standards
•          Proficient in Excellent IT troubleshooting skills
•          Proficient in Willing to work under different technologies and take up new technology responsibilities outside core skills
•          Knowledge of Cloud IaaS and PaaS solutions
•          Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Linux Operating Systems
•          Knowledge of containerization solutions such as Docker, Azure AKS or other Kubernetes platforms
•          Knowledge of network concepts including routing and firewall controls
•          Knowledge of deploying, monitoring and maintaining servers
•          Knowledge of cloud security principals, architectures, and best practices
•          Knowledge of data privacy practices and laws, including HIPAA regulations related to data security

Required Professional Competencies:
•          Has integrity and trust, is self driven and collaborative
•          Ability to utilize analytical skills, take appropriate risks, while dealing with ambiguity and make effective decisions using available data.
•          Proficient Verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
•          Ability to be approachable, develop peer relationships and build synergy with a diverse team in an ever-changing environment
•          Anticipate downstream technical needs and steer architectural designs to appropriately factor in considerations.
•          Analytical skills to support independent and effective decisions.
•          Ability to be customer focused with verbal and written communications skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
•          Be driven for results and work effectively with management, project managers, business analysts, developers, engineers, architects, system administrators, and QA to conceive, design, and deliver successful solutions.
•          Work with all levels of management and functional areas in BCBSAZ and understand the potential implications of system changes to those areas.
•          Ability to be self-aware and emotionally intelligent, able to give and receive constructive feedback and continue self-development.
•          Ability to prioritize tasks and work with multiple priorities, sometimes under limited time constraints.
•          Perseverance in the face of resistance or setbacks.
•          Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain positive working relationships with others.
•          Working with and managing third parties
•          Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy
•          Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
•          Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
•          Ability to act independently to drive IT goals and change
Required Architecture and Leadership Experience and Competencies
•          Ability to prioritize tasks and work with multiple priorities, sometimes under limited time constraints.
•          Ability to provide mentoring and peer review to team members 
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