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DevOps Engineer

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  Allied Electronics
Function:  Digital & Technology

About Allied Electronics & Automation 

We are the first choice provider of automation and control products to industrial OEM’s across the Americas. We provide a leading digital experience, the best product portfolio in automation and control, and a strong sales team that provides the human touch. 

Our organization is small enough that you have a chance to make a difference in the lives of our customers, but big enough that we have some of the best tools and resources available. We feature a casual atmosphere where you can wear jeans every day and work with other high performance colleagues to deliver the best possible experience to our customers. 

 

Summary

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
  • 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 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 of continuous delivery tools including Azure DevOps Server, GitHub, GitLab, Selenium (or similar)
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based deployments including infrastructure as code, containers and microservices 
  • Experience with high end application performance monitoring solutions such as Dynatrace, Datadog, 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, genetic information, citizenship status, 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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