SMS Assist
Chicago, IL

DevOps Engineer at SMS Assist (Chicago, IL)

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Summary

This position supports the Product and Technology Department by developing and building IT solutions, install and configure solutions, implement reusable components, translate technical requirements, assist with all stages of test data, develop interface stubs and simulators and perform script maintenance and updates. This individual stay apprised of new developments in both AWS and operations, help in determining how and when those would affect and/or improve our architecture.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Recommend alternate choices and trade-offs for various design decisions. Investigate performance and process failures and work to improve them.
  • Responsible for developing and building IT solutions, install and configure solutions, implement reusable components, translate technical requirements, assist with all stages of test data, develop interface stubs and simulators and perform script maintenance and updates.
  • Stay apprised of new developments in both AWS and operations, help in determining how and when those would affect and/or improve our architecture.
  • Work closely with development teams to integrate their projects into the production AWS environment and ensure their ongoing support once there.
  • Work closely with other internal teams to build security, reliability, and scalability into the development lifecycle.
  • Dive deep into the software stack to troubleshoot as needed.
  • Build engineering automation and productivity tools to streamline and scale applications in the production environment.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to application development, deployment and operations.
  • Build from the ground up reliable infrastructure services in AWS to deliver highly scalable services.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, CloudFormation, Chef, or other equivalent tools.
  • Experience working in an iterative based development environment using Agile/SCRUM or Kanban.
  • Fosters a positive team environment

 

   Professional Skills

  • Learning Agility – Proficient
  • Analysis – Proficient
  • Problem Solving – Proficient
  • Prioritization – Proficient

 

 

Role Specific Skills

  • Utilize AWS, Redis, MySQL & Postgres, MongoDB, Jenkins, JIRA&Confluence, TFS, Chef, Ansible, Gitlab, Container including Docker, Kubernetes etc, Hadoop and network monitoring tools like cloudwatch, sumologic, splunk etc;.

 

Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or MS in Engineering or equivalent
  • 1-3 of years previous experience in development and operations, or related IT, computer, or operations field
  • Up-to-date on latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Experience with Linux infrastructures, database including Mysql,MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, Hadoop; CI/CD tools, scripting such as JavaScript, PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby. Bash, Powershell
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)

    Other Relevant Qualifications

  • Certified AWS Solution Architecture or relevant certification is a bonus
  • Experience in Container technology include but not limit to Docker or ECS, EKS, Kubernetes
  • Experience in Big Data field like Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark or Cloudera is a bonus

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Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities, and schedule may change at any time with or without notice.

 

SMS Assist is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.

 

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Where we are

130 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

Technology we use

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What are SMS Assist Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
SMS Assist's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, and sponsored race teams.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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