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Sr. DevOps Engineer - VM

Overland Park, KS · Information Technology
TITLE: Sr. DevOps Engineer (2101VM)
LOCATION: 10990 Roe Ave, Overland Park, KS 66211
COVID STATUS:  Remote or On Site - Flexible
TYPE:  Perm
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with 5+ Years of Experience
YEARS OF EXP: 5+ Yrs. in DevOps
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:  DevOps, DevSecOps, CI / CD, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS, Fargate, Maven, Jenkins, Ansible, Jira, GitLab, GitHub, CircleCI, infrastructure as code (IaC), Terraform
• Initial interview will be w/ Hiring Manager - video call
• Interview w/ 1-2 technical resources – video call

Our client is looking for an experienced Sr. DevOps Engineer. You will be part of a fast paced, customer driven team implementing a highly visible digital transformation program. The Sr. DevOps Engineer will partner with team members across the enterprise to design, implement and support a modern CI/CD system to automate the building, testing and deployment of cloud-based digital solutions. The Sr. DevOps Engineer will play a key role in advancing digital application development and process automation. If you have a passion and desire for making a positive impact to the company bottom line this is the place for you.

  1. Build, maintain and extend automated Continuous Improvement (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) pipelines for cloud-based digital applications.
  2. Guide organization towards self-service DevOps model with aspiration for fully automated, zero downtime deployments.
  3. Drive design and implementation of cloud-based development environment.
  4. Engage with development and quality assurance teams to adopt and continuously improve best practices for software delivery.
  5. Participate in the development, evaluation and recommendation of tools, processes, and best practices to improve quality, consistency, and velocity of solution delivery.
  6. Implement and support automation and scripting.
  7. Configure and maintain software development tools spanning source control, continuous integration/delivery, testing, code review, etc.
  8. Perform DevOps duties as needed to administer and maintain the configuration, health, and enhancement of the digital solution platform.
  9. Stay abreast technology trends and best practices, making recommendations for improvement.
  10. Provide consultation and training on CI/CD tooling and processes.
  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.
  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.
  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field.
  2. Five or more years’ experience with DevSecOps or DevOps engineering.
  3. Strong working knowledge CI/CD best practices and systems.
  4. Ability to provide leadership, guidance and solutions needed to achieve results and instill positive cultural change in the practice of DevOps.
  5. Experience with application development and implementations in cloud environment - Azure or AWS
  6. Experience with container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS, Fargate (or comparable).
  7. Strong knowledge of CI/CD pipeline automation using tools such as Maven, Jenkins, Ansible or equivalent and Jira and Confluence.
  8. Strong background in creating secure cloud architectures for customer facing applications that are enterprise grade and highly scalable.
  9. Excellent understanding of micro-services architecture, design patterns, and standard methodologies with an eye towards scale, automation, resiliency, high availability, and disaster recovery.
  10. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  11. Strong technical aptitude, fast learner, and effective problem solver.
  12. Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  1. Strong programming and scripting fundamentals – Python, Java, Linux Shell or equivalent
  2. Knowledge of GitLab, GitHub Actions, CircleCI or equivalent.
  3. Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools (e.g., Terraform).
  4. Experience troubleshooting applications using network tools such as wireshark, tcpdump, traceroute, and telnet.
  5. Experience provisioning infrastructure on premise and in cloud environments.
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Employee selected medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan
Covenant Consulting strives to attract, cultivate and retain exceptional talent. If you feel you are a match for the position, and are interested in a great growth opportunity, we encourage you to contact Shannon.McInnis@Covenant-Consulting.com

Covenant Consulting is a Technology Services Provider offering project-based IT consulting, IT staffing and IT recruiting services. Every partnership reflects our uncompromising commitment to quality and integrity. We have extensive experience and capabilities in project-based consulting, short and long-term staff augmentation, and permanent recruitment. We work with companies of every size, across many industries and have the flexibility to scale solutions to meet our client's specific needs. 

Shannon McInnis
Sr. Technical Recruiter
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