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DevOps Engineer

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  Allied Electronics
Function:  Digital & Technology

About Allied Electronics & Automation

Allied Electronics & Automation is a high service level, authorized distributor of industrial automation, interconnect, cabling, and electromechanical products. We are part of the $1.7 billion global distributor, Electrocomponents, serving as Allied Electronics & Automation in the Americas and RS Components around the rest of the world.

 

Our global footprint and world-class logistics allow us to give customers the products they need, when they need them.

 

We pride ourselves on the great working environment that we’ve created at Allied, where our employees can make a difference in the lives our customers, we can move fast, experiment when needed, can operate with autonomy and where everyone is focused on doing the right thing for the customer.

 

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

  • 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
  • Investigates and evaluates options for deployment environments, including on-prem, virtualized and cloud based solutions

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Ecommerce, Computer Science or 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
  • 5+ years of experience in a high transaction ecommerce environment
  • 2+ years of experience in an environment that has been using DevOps and Agile/Scrum
  • Strong understanding continuous delivery tools including Visual Studio Team Services, GitHub, Chef (or similar), Selenium (or similar), Docker
  • Strong understanding of cloud based deployments including infrastructure as code, containers and microservices 
  • Experience with high end application performance monitoring solutions such as Dynatrace, Riverbed AppInternals or AppDynamics
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Candidate must be available to work on-site
  • 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.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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