Sr DevOps Engineer
Maryland Heights, MO 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Responsible for both divisional and national product deployments. Supports server software installations performed by development, test, and deployment teams. Perform production support tasks including troubleshooting of system and data issues for both divisional and national systems. This role will be in direct contact with the Production Engineering support team and be the first line of contact for production issues.

Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Works with developers, testers, and deployment teams to create software deployment plans.

Writes and updates automated scripts for installation of server software products.

Configures necessary hardware or virtual machines and operating environments as needed.

Works with developers and hardware teams to update infrastructure and OS for applications.

Performs production installations and upgrades of server software products.

Works with developers and infrastructure teams to install or upgrade third party software.

Monitors a system's performance, and reliability as well as the daily data processing.

Being a competent problem solver who can identify and resolve complex issues as part of a team.

Mentors less experienced engineers.

Participates in project-related stand-up meetings.

Reviews and provides feedback for all external facing user documentation, including on-line help.

Provides documentation support as necessary.

Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Extensive experience packaging and delivering software to a production environment.
Well-versed in automating software deployments using tools (Puppet, Chef, Python, Ansible).
Experience with software source control tools such as Perforce or GitHub.
Experience with Linux shell scripting environments such as bash.
Ability to write clear technical documentation for use by developers and testers.
Ability to work under limited direction and handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
Must possess demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
Thorough understanding of the Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Demonstrated leader that can facilitate and build team consensus and interact with both the leadership and the implementation teams.

Required Education
Bachelor's Degree or technical field or related work experience.

Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Dynamic scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, or Groovy - 5+
Deploying software such as Pexpect, Chef, Puppet, or Ansible - 3+
Linux or other Unix systems - 5+

Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Understanding of robust software development processes and software configuration management policies.
Experience working with agile teams utilizing scrum or kanban.
Experience creating and maintaining virtual machines using VMware or other VM technologies.
Experience supporting HAProxy, InfluxDB, Grafana, ActiveMQ, Artemis.
Experience with Docker and deploying Docker containers.
Experience with the Atlassian suite of products such as Jira, Confluence, FishEye, and Crucible.
Some experience with Java programming.

Preferred Education
Bachelor's Degree or technical field or work experience.

ESW335 302967 302967BR
EOE, including disability/vets


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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