Lead Production Support DevOps Developer

Location: Plano, Texas
Date Posted: 07-24-2018
Position Description:
The Lead Production Support DevOps Developer works collaboratively with software and QA developers to deploy our systems. You will help automate and streamline our operations and processes. 
Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Strong background in Windows and Linux administration
• Experience with automation/configuration management using either Bamboo, Puppet, Chef or equivalent
• Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and services
• Strong experience with SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience is a plus too)
• A working understanding of code and script (Python, Bash, .NET)
• Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available environment
• Be hands-on and lead by following best practices in development and CI/CD methods
• Operate in a highly-iterative Agile environment and deliver significant functionality every week
• Develop tools and libraries that will enable rapid and scalable development in the future
• Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline preferred
• 5+ years of experience automating processes in Python, project and program analytical support
• Business process and/or business re-engineering experience
• Experience in Technical Operations, Systems Administration, or related
• Can come up with creative solutions and work with minimal direction
• Familiar with Operational best practices
• Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem-solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrate follow through – meets stated expectations – on-time and with quality
• Detail orientation – accurate execution of critical transaction
• Ability to pass strict background check for handling sensitive data
• Able to learn and then use, manage and administer third party software used for project management
Supervisory Responsibility:
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.
Work Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers and smartphones.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
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