DevOps Supervisor in Clearwater, FL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

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Job #:  983096
Apex Systems has contract to hire, DevOps Manager opening with an enterprise Technical Services organization in the Tampa, FL area.  Client is looking for someone with a strong understanding of DevOps Technologies and best practices to manage their offshore and onshore DevOps resources.  Qualified individuals will have a strong DevOps proficiency, along with leadership experience.
As mentioned, this will be a contract to hire opportunity offering up to $130K/yr. annually upon conversion.
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Job Description:
This leadership role is directly responsible for managing the daily operations of Client’s ecommerce platforms and systems, including infrastructure, systems security, and software development capabilities. You will directly manage two technical teams of DevOps Engineers and exhibit passion that elevates and inspires. You will be responsible for leading your teams, including ensuring delivering on commitments, supporting a culture of continuous improvement, and project management using the agile methodology. The role will also be responsible for driving efficiency in the DevOps organization to meet or exceed our defined DevOps scorecard. You will partner with Information Security, Development, and Engineering teams to ensure secure infrastructure and services.
  • Manage StreamOne and eBusiness's build and deploy infrastructure, which relies on Azure DevOps, Chef, and Jenkins
  • Enhance in-house DevOps API's and make them available to be used by engineering or development teams.
  • Define and implement best practices to drive high-availability and fast performance for core infrastructure such as caching platform (Redis), Azure load balancer usage, Azure PaaS Autoscaling rules, and IaaS containers to support a microservice architecture.
  • Manage Azure DevOps ticket queue, and scrum board for the teams
  • Cost management of the software development infrastructure, which runs on Microsoft Azure  leveraging App services, Azure functions, and Azure SQL.
  • Manage Innovation Technology's DevOps 'Backlog Bash' program to encourage a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Partner with engineering teams to determine key issues and challenges that need to be improved and determine effective solutions.
  • Accustomed to making decisions with little supervision or direction with a 'can-do, make-it-happen' attitude Required Skills Experience managing a team with remote members; including hiring, retaining, managing performance and developing skill set of direct reports
  • Experience in collaborating with engineering teams supporting a high volume web application
  • Experience in end to end agile/scrum management
  • The ability to think logically and understand situations or problems by organizing or synthesizing information in a systematic way. It includes proactively anticipating and identifying problems before they emerge, looking beyond symptoms to identify root causes, and developing alternative solutions
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to deliver commitments while juggling multiple priorities
  • Actively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment with high expectations for quality with the ability to develop and execute projects and drive performance improvement
  • Confident, professional, and effective communicator (both verbally and in written form) that can work with all levels and departments in an organization and get his/her point across in a concise, articulate, and congenial way.
  • Proactively seeks out solutions and is excited to bring new approaches to the team taking initiative from concept to implementation.
  • Strong understanding of automation frameworks such as Ansible, Chef. Experience in Azure DevOps is a plus
  • Understanding of build tools such as Jenkins or MSBuild
  • Required experience in automation tools ie Ansible, Chef, or Puppet

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