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Senior DevOps Engineer

Company: VanderHouwen
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:


Job ID: 49985

Senior DevOps Engineer

Our client is looking for a talented Sr. DevOps Software Engineer to lead thier DevOps function and drive defining and implementing the corporate DevOps strategy and toolset. The successful candidate will be responsible for software build and deployment across multiple environments as well as the operation of our hosted production environment in partnership with our IT director and Cloud provider. The candidate will own automating operational processes including building and maintaining deployment tools, monitoring and maintaining all production systems. The candidate will partner with the software engineering team to ensure that our applications can be deployed efficiently and operated at scale.


Duties / Responsibilities

Own software deployment into our cloud Production and Pre-Prod environments.

Responsible for the optimization and scaling of our Cloud platform. Employ PaaS best practices and work closely with IT leadership to manage uptime.

Develop and follow operational best practices for tools and automation development including: Style guides, versioning practices, source control, branching and merging patterns, continuous integration and release, and Infrastructure as Code.

Participate on on-call support of a 24x7 production environment.

Evaluate, build and deploy tools to enhance the deployment framework.

Lead development of technical processes across engineering teams to improve delivery, availability, and production readiness of platform and applications.

Responsible for the development and prioritization of DevOps goals and SLA's for availability, scalability and resiliency.

Help develop strategies for zero down time deployments and patching.

Work with development teams to identify bottlenecks and opportunities for improvement in the deployment and build processes.

Practice and mentor other engineers in continuous improvement, identifying and remediating manual actions and processes.

Help troubleshoot production issues and work with the team to address root cause to minimize the chance of a second occurrence.

Find opportunities to further automate as part of the problem management process, creating automation to avoid issues.


BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent relevant experience.

7 years software engineering experience with a minimum of 4 years in DevOps, and 2 years in a senior role.


developing, delivering and operating modern cloud platforms / large scale distributed systems.

Minimum of 2 years' experience with Microsoft's Azure Cloud infrastructure including configuration, deployment and scaling.


with CI/CD tools and processes.


with Azure Resource Groups, Resource Manager (ARM), and CLI.


deploying and managing mobile applications in the Apple and Google App Stores is a plus.


working in an Agile development environment; Azure DevOps and Pipelines experience a plus.

Automation background in multiple scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, and JavaScript.


working with revision control systems including Git.


with production performance monitoring systems and alerting apps.


creating dashboards using PowerBI or similar tools a plus.

Knowledge of basic security permissions/roles and Microsoft Active Directory.

Production experience with containers, container runtimes, and/or serverless technologies.

Knowledge of relational databases, such SQL is a plus.

Desire to learn and continually improve self and others through knowledge sharing.


working in a matrix organization in a role that influences change through leadership.

A clear willingness to document requirements and specifications.

About VanderHouwen

VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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