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DevOps Operations Design Expert and Developer -can be Remote
Ref No.: 18-01506
Location: Bloomfield, Connecticut
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/16/2018
DevOps Operations Design Expert and Developer

Our client's DevOps COE is looking for a senior level technical Consultant with minimum 10+ years of IT experience, working on Software Development Lifecycle, Web Application development. This resource must be able to build, maintain, automate, monitor upgrade and test DevOps (CI/CD) pipeline tools and environments. The candidate must be a self-starter that takes initiative to understand and validate the behavior of tools, best practices, industry trends and features DevOps teams need and utilize. Candidates need to have a strong sense of ownership, passion to provide a great customer experience, excellent troubleshooting skills in situations that require a sense of urgency.

 
Major Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop automated processes to maintain, upgrade, test, monitor CI/CD DevOps pipeline for the tool chain (Jenkins, GiTLab, TFS, Nexus, Scanning tools, ALM uDeploy)
  • Expert in design, implementation and support of efforts to utilize containers and automate operation processes
  • Provide operations engineering for the DevOps tool chain
  • Work with DevOps Architects to design test environments and production environment for CI/CD tools
  • Leverage Cigna Private Cloud where possible (provision, de-provision hardware) to ensure that hardware utilization is optimized
  • Enable development teams to leverage the build and release tool chain
  • Support CI/CD strategy with stakeholders across various development, operations and quality teams
  • Leverage your exceptional ability and motivation to solve problems and learn fast

We are looking for an individual who:
  • Hands experience with performance engineering/testing.
  • Works with operations teams to drive value and progress to identify performance bottlenecks through the use of benchmarking, profiling and monitoring tools
  • In-depth working knowledge of  integration points with the CI/CD tool chain and process using a thorough understanding of available technology, tools, existing designs, and best practices such as jProfiler, APM tools
  • Understanding of CI/CD tools such as Sonar, Fortify, binary artifacts tools (Nexus or Artifactory, uDeploy, Glu, Puppet, Chef), CI (Jenkins)  and monitoring tools (Nagios, TeamQuest, ARX, APM and Splunk) that are open and commercial
  • Proficient in either LoadRunner or JMeter and know when to use either tool
  • Solid coding abilities in one object oriented programming language such as Java, Python, Groovy or scripting languages such as bash or korn shell, HTML5, Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs), Java Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP), JavaScript, and web standards markup, Enterprise Database Management System, Model-view-controller (MVC) architecture and Object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD), SOA and Webservices, Oracle BPM, Oracle ADF (or JSF)
  • Subject matter expert in one or more technologies/platforms or highly specialized area(s), and working knowledge of other related domains
  • Provides technical thought leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies which assist the functional business units in meeting their strategic objectives
  • Feels at ease with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Has a strong grasp of automation and monitoring tools
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills and testing techniques
  • Solid understanding of resiliency engineering and the concept of fault management and application performance management
  • Administrative knowledge of Linux/Unix environments including being able to install, tune and configure applications
  • Has strong focus on business outcomes and is focused on results
For more information please contact Erin Chiz at 860-261-2840.​

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  


Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.