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DevOps Engineer - Remote - No Sponsorship

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  Allied Electronics
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Hybrid

We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide. 
Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently.  
We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen. 

 

Footnote: 
RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.

 

Function

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer who is passionate about helping an organization develop and deliver software in an agile fashion using continuous integration and delivery. You should be well versed in the core concepts of DevOps including automated testing, infrastructure as code, automated deployment pipelines and production like test environments.

A successful candidate will enable us to accelerate our ability to deliver high quality, working software to our customers, deploying releases into production multiple times per day. Mentoring and helping our Scrum teams will be a primary focus, with the goal of embedding the ways of DevOps within the teams themselves, empowering them to make decisions on their own, with a firm understanding of DevOps best practices.

 

Responsibilities

  • This is a 100% remote position.
  • Support AWS migration and future cloud environments.
  • Will act as a thought leader and champion for the principles of DevOps and Agile, espousing The Three Ways, continuous integration, and continuous development
  • Helps lead the organization’s automated testing efforts, embedding the knowledge within the teams to use test driven development, automated testing during build, performance, and load testing as well as automated regression testing
  • Work with the teams to streamline and automate the delivery pipeline, allowing developers to continuously integrate and deploy their code within the bounds of the “coffee rule”
  • Collaborate with Scrum teams and our IS team to develop fast feedback loops to help the team understand the performance of their applications in real time
  • Owns the application performance monitoring solution and works with the teams to embed the tool into their daily work routine to evaluate application performance in real time
  • Develop and manage the artifact repository
  • Work with the teams to develop tools and processes necessary to accelerate our flow of work, remove constraints and operate according to a lean approach
  • Evaluates and implements best practices for migrating and deploying workloads to different environments, including on-prem, virtualized and cloud-based solutions

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in related area.
  • You should be very familiar with who Gene Kim and Jez Humble are, and why they are important to the modern software development organization
  • 3+ years of AWS experience (or comparable Azure/GC experience).
    • Experience with AWS network side will be a big plus.
    • AWS Architecture/Developer certifications will be a big plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in a high transaction ecommerce environment
  • 3+ years of experience in an environment that has been using DevOps and Agile/Scrum
  • Strong understanding of continuous delivery tools including Azure DevOps Server, GitHub, GitLab, Selenium (or similar)
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based deployments including infrastructure as code (Terraform) and microservices.
  • Experience with high end application performance monitoring solutions (APM) such as Dynatrace or Datadog
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work remote.
  • Comfortable presenting in front of groups, including executive management
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Must be able to work with autonomy

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Allied is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability and/or medical condition, genetic information, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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