Addison Group

Addison Group

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Azure DevOps Architect

Job Title: DevOps Architect

Location: Florida (remote until post-covid)

Duration: Permanent

Rate: DOE

Start Date: ASAP!

Job Description

The DevOps Architect is responsible for designing DevOps solutions for tools and platforms to enable automation in application deployments and infrastructure management in the cloud environment.

The architect will design, create and maintain a core set of DevOps architecture patterns to align with core business capabilities and IT roadmaps. This role will define and establish DevOps technical guidelines, strategy and standards. The successful candidate will work with key partners to deliver DevOps related policies, standards and procedures for secure administration, privileged access, automated deployment and segregation of duties. They will mentor and lead engineers in adopting the DevOps practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, architect, implement and document next generation system architecture and automation solutions.

  • Proven capability to lead and implement DevOps projects.

  • Consult with IT & Business organizations to define and implement best practices and emerging concepts in DevOps, Infrastructure Automation, and Platform architecture.

  • Interact effectively with co-workers and be able to collaborate with multiple teams.

  • Work with internal and vendor teams on various projects.

  • Evaluate and coach other engineers on the technical and interpersonal best-practices.

  • Works closely with other Solution/Integration/Application Architect to ensure consistency and quality of solutions and knowledge sharing.

  • Take part in automating existing deployment process.

  • Make recommendations to Development team regarding process improvements for continuous integration and continuous deployment

  • Look to use industry standard tools for automation including those provided in Microsoft Azure for managing Hybrid deployments across on-premise datacenters and Azure

  • Minimum of five years working with source control systems (GitHub, Bitbucket, Azure Repositories, Microsoft Team Foundation Server).

  • Minimum of five years of experience working with Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Gitlab CI or relevant technologies.

  • Minimum of two years of supporting DevOps practices.

  • Minimum of two years of public cloud experience (AWS or Azure). - Azure preferred

  • Minimum of two years' experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible.

  • Hands-on experience with provision tools such as Terraform.

  • Experience with monitoring tools (Dynatrace/Application Insights/New Relic)

  • Desired Experience of 1+ years in a lead setting, mentoring junior engineers.

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Experience with Database platforms: SQL Server, MongoDB, DB2

  • Experience with general networking concepts such as DNS, firewalls, load balancers, etc.

  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT or related tech field.

Experience in the following:

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Ability to triage technical issues and problems

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Experience leading a team of engineers and architecting DevOps solutions