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DevOps Engineer in Lowell MA (open to remote)

General information

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA, USA - USA - Remote

Function:

Information Technology

Ref #:

20210018625

Description & Requirements

Description

The DevOps engineer will be responsible for the automation of Enterprise Systems releases,
deployment of changes from lower to higher environments Production/QA/UAT, supporting CI/CD processes. This position works with software developers, integration developers, business system analysts and other IT members to automate and improve development and release processes, establish consistent use of best practices, make deployment cycles shorter, and ensure that our release processes are designed to meet our business & technical needs efficiently and scale for future growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Architect CI/CD systems for deploying Enterprise Systems that are robust and scalable.
• Understand the current deployment process, design and implement a set of standard procedures to be used for build, deployment and configuration management.
• Work with multiple IT delivery teams to set up automated CI/CD pipeline processes to support Enterprise systems.
• Develop database scripts/tools as needed for pipelines and testing.
• Integrate automated tests into CI/CD pipeline
• Tests code, processes, and deployments to identify ways to streamline and minimize errors.
• Promote deployments from lower to higher environments Production/QA/UAT environments on pre-define schedule after CAB approval
• Support post refresh deployment tasks (DEV/QA/UAT) from production environment
• Develop solutions for continuously monitoring and alerting around uptime and performance.
• Monitor metrics and identify ways to improve
• Evangelize the usage of automation tools/processes
• React quickly to feedback to continuously improve the processes.
• Research new technologies that will improve efficiency and effectiveness of the existing processes
• Participate project design/plan meeting to communicate operational requirements and development forecasts.
• Foster collaboration with stakeholders, train/support to other team members with new CI/CD process
• Analyze the current technology and develop plans and processes for improvement and future growth
• Perform routine maintenance to ensure production environment runs smoothly
• Recommends performance enhancements by performing gap analysis and providing viable alternative solutions
• Demonstrate ‘customer first’ mindset to ensure delivery of quality service to stakeholders

Qualifications

• 5+ years of experience in Software development
• 3+ years of experience in a DevOps engineering role
• Strong DevOps focus and experience building and deployment with technologies such as Maven, Jenkins
• Understanding of modern DevOps/SRE concepts including automation, configuration management, immutability, observability and reliability
• Experience with containers and container orchestration platforms
• Experience with Git as a source control system
• Experience with Azure, GCP cloud technologies
• Experience with Agile development methodologies
• Familiar with Chaos engineering principles in the pipeline in order to determine weak links and suggest solutions
• Experience in deployment strategies – Blue/Green, Canary Deployment
• Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with minimal supervision
• Experience with automated deployment for Enterprise Platforms like Salesforce, Dynamics365 is a huge plus

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Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 


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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.

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