Lead DevOps Engineer - Product Owner

| Chicago

Summary:

 

The Senior DevOps infrastructure lead with proven track record of hands on work in building/leading dev ops practice including solid experience (configuration, usage) in following technologies -

  • Kubernetes & Helm

  • Jenkins & Jenkins Pipelines

  • Kafka

  • AWS (basic knowledge, Associate level)

  • Terraform, Ansible

  • Monitoring: Splunk, ElasticSearch, Prometheus, AppDynamics

 

This person in addition to leading from the front will also act as Product owner for the DevOps team with specific mandate around -

  • building CI/CD pipelines

  • SDLC guardianship

  • Identifying and recommending tuning to SDLC process to achieve optimum improvements in code hygiene (such as VCS branching models, Code quality standards, test coverage standards, etc.)

  • Drive buildout of necessary infrastructure to support automated testing including integration testing and QA

  • Drive buildout of automated multiple prod parallel testing environment along with automated monitoring

  • Provide guidance and support enterprise software security

  • Drive development of tools that will allow zero downtime to developers for developing and testing their software

 

A major influencer & strategic thinker, this person should also mentor developers and collaborate across multiple cross functional team to achieve the desired outcome. Solid cloud experience (preferably AWS) with project experience in developing enterprise cloud architecture, in developing resilient hybrid cloud solution is a must have.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Actively participates and lead requirement analysis and reviews to identify missing or incomplete requirements. 

  • Derive design of highly performing, scalable, secure, reliable and cost optimized solutions. 

  • Product Owner & Lead for the DevOps team

  • Follows agreed upon SDLC procedures to ensure that all information system products and services meet:  both explicit and implicit quality standards, end-user functional requirements, architectural standards, performance requirements, audit requirements, security rules are upheld, and external facing reporting is properly represented.

  • Assists Production Support by providing advice on system functionality and fixes as required

  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner all time delays or defects in the software immediately to appropriate team members and management

  • Assist with departmental and new employee training

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

·Product Owner and Dev Ops Team Lead

 

Qualifications:

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

  • 10+ year of experience in building large scale, data-centric solutions. Out of which most recent 3 years must have been spent in running a DevOps team or as product owner for DevOps team.

  • Java experience required..

  • Experience with high speed distributed computing frameworks AWS EMR, Hadoop, HDFS, S3, MapReduce, Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Kafka Streams, Apache Flink etc.

  • Experience with distributed message brokers Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Amazon Kinesis, etc.

  • Experience with cloud technologies and migrations. Experience preferred with AWS foundational services like VPCs, Security groups, EC2, RDS, S3 ACLs, KMS, AWS CLI and IAM etc.

  • Expert knowledge of DevOps tools. Eg Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Maven/Gradle, Nexus/Artifactory and CI/CD pipeline etc.

  • Experience developing and delivering technical solutions using public cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, etc.

  • Degree in computer science or engineering preferred

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field or equivalent experience

 

Certificates or Licenses:

  • OCP Java SE 8 Programmer Certification is a plus

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate to Senior level is plus

 

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Location

Adjacent to the Willis Tower, close to CTA, Metra and expressways with plenty of food and entertainment options nearby.

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What are some social events your company does?

Monthly happy hours, summer and winter outings and cultural celebrations to honor our diverse workforce.

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What are OCC Perks + Benefits

OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, technology stipend up to $2,000, mobile data reimbursement of $35 per month. Open offices, online health coaching.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Relocation Assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1000.
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.
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