Sr. DevOps Engineer

| Chicago

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Echo Global Logistics is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services. As a third-party logistics provider, we simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers, handling crucial tasks so they can focus on what they do best. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.



Position Overview:

As a DevOps Engineer you will work closely with Echo’s development teams to create automated systems that build, deploy, and manage our applications. You will help the development teams adopt continuous delivery practices by teaching them how to use the tools we provide in a way that works for their project. As technical problems come up, you will partner with developers to find solutions. You will also work other DevOps Engineers to refine and improve the tools we use to drive operational excellence across IT.



Essential Position Functions



  • Have a passion for technology. It’s what you were born to do.
  • Are interested in learning about a wide variety of platforms and technologies
  • Love automation
  • Are a quick learner. You dive right in to the documentation and aren’t afraid to try new things.
  • Have a strong desire to help others and teach them how to use new tools
  • Are organized, but are also comfortable working through unclear requirements
  • Can easily work on projects that span multiple business units with a variety of stakeholders
  • Are able to engage in healthy debate without getting personal



  • Value passionate product people, technologists, go-getters who never stop seeking ways to advance existing technology and processes
  • Have a high focus on career development and the runway to get you there
  • Work hard and smart
  • Offer competitive compensation, benefits, 401k, challenging projects, company-wide events, coworkers and leaders who will push you to get better, a sense of community not found elsewhere



  • Be the ambassador of build and deployment automation by helping development teams learn to get things done more efficiently. Use tools like Jenkins and Chef to as you show them the way.
  • Keep us running like a well-oiled machine by automating labor-intensive processes.
  • Shape the future of IT by defining the tools and best practices that our teams will adopt.
  • Be the hero we need by pitching in to troubleshoot problems and help with maintenance tasks that we haven’t automated yet.
  • Uncomplicate configuration management so our development teams can move fast.
  • Use your scripting-ninja powers for good as you break down barriers for our teams.
  • Turbocharge our applications through performance testing and tuning, from source code to circuits.


Position Requirements:



  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Ruby, Python, Bash, or similar
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including writing technical documentation
  • Basic knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing, firewalls, etc.


Beneficial Experience:

  • Build, deployment, and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Artifactory, Vagrant)
  • Open source middleware services (such as RabbitMQ, Kafka, Redis, Elasticsearch, Consul)
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming techniques (with .NET, Java, Ruby, or a similar language) throughout the software development lifecycle; including unit testing, debugging, compilation, integration, and deployment
  • Virtualization platforms such as Microsoft Hyper-V or VMWare ESXi
  • Familiarity with administrative tasks on Windows Server and Linux



Work environment/physical demands summary:

This job operates in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other

office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of

that of an office with an open seating floor plan. The employee may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • T-SQLLanguages
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    • ElasticSearchDatabases
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    • RabbitMQDatabases
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Located in River North overlooking the River! Easily accessible and close to various train and bus stops, including a shuttle from Union Station.

What are Echo Global Logistics Perks + Benefits

Echo Global Logistics Benefits Overview

401k with company matching
Medical insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account
Parental leave
Paid time off
Commuter benefits
Divvy discount code
Employee training programs
Volunteer time off
Casual dress code
Pet insurance
Gym membership discounts
Mobile carrier discounts
Employee assistance program

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
River North Gym is in the building
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Echo has it's own Softball league in the spring/summer!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fast-paced. People-focused. Career-growth-centric. At Echo we work hard and carry the load together, but we also know how to have fun. Walking onto the sales floor of our 225,000-square-foot Chicago headquarters, you can feel the energy created by more than 800 sales representatives hustling to move over 16,000 shipments every day. When the last load is booked, you might find co-workers gearing up for summer softball, talking shop at our weekly “Beer Friday,” or competing in a game of foosball, ping-pong, or pop-a-shot.