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Our client, an organization in the insurance industry is looking for a  Senior DevOps Engineer.


Your role and responsibilities

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be part of a dynamic and collaborative team who plays a significant role in developing and supporting our Agile software delivery process. As a member of this team, you will develop system specifications, follow the latest software engineering practices, develop build scripts and automated CI/CD pipelines and test/deploy automation programs using various tools and frameworks including our Enterprise OpenShift Container Platform. You have strong experience in supporting numerous applications using a mixture of manual and automated tools to control software deployments and releases. Join a team that is looking to the future and which fosters collaboration, trust, collective ownership, an engineering mindset, continuous learning, and a “automate everything” mentality.


Main responsibilities

In this role, you are passionate about implementing robust and efficient Continuous Integration and Deployment pipelines that empower development teams in delivering high-quality solutions fast to market. Your responsibilities on the CI/CD team will involve:


  • Dockerizing applications by building containers and bundling them together to create Docker Services
  • Automating existing processes for build, deployment, test, static analysis, etc. of applications and services
  • Create new pipelines and increase the reliability of existing Continuous Integration pipelines
  • Optimize pipelines to ensure scalability and improve pipeline speed while playing an active role in the stability of these pipelines
  • Coaching and mentoring junior team members to improve the overall automation engineering skillsets
  • Continuously look for improvements to enhance our software delivery process and software engineering practices, and finding efficiencies to help increase the productivity of the team
  • Ensuring a high level of customer service is maintained to stakeholders while addressing critical requests
  • Contributing to improving and optimising our automated Continuous Integration & Deployment pipelines by actively participating in DevOps initiatives to help automate current manual and repetitive processes/tasks


Expertise required

  • Team player with a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with building, integrating and deploying of n-tier web applications using Java and Java-based application frameworks
  • An in depth understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Strong knowledge of web applications technology stack, including WAS Server, Oracle RDBMS and Angular or React development
  • Experience with Docker, OpenShift, Kubernetes and Container Management Technologies in general
  • Experience with IBM RTC, Git/GitHub, SQL, Flyway, Ant, Maven, Ivy, Groovy, Gradle, Jenkins, Job DSL, SonarQube and Nexus in both Windows and Linux environments
  • Knowledge of scripting language such as PowerShell and bash.
  • Experience with JCasC and Helm is an asset
  • Experience developing service-oriented systems is an asset
  • Proficiency with various architecture integration concepts and the technology platforms supporting them: ESB/SOA, Web services (REST, SOAP), API, etc.
  • Virtualization Experience – VMWare, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, Vagrant etc.
  • Knowledge of version control, feature/ release branching & trunk-based development strategies
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment is preferred
  • Ability to communicate, both in writing and orally and work independently while establishing relationships across many teams
  • Ability to think critically, analyze and resolve technical issues while identifying different options and creating great solutions to problems that have not been encountered before
  • Highly autonomous, self-starter with experience in the full development lifecycle