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DevOps Operations Design Expert and Developer
Ref No.: 18-01688
Location: Bloomfield, Connecticut
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/16/2018
DevOps Developer

Acts as the principal designer for major systems and their subsystems utilizing a thorough understanding of available technology, tools and existing designs. Provides comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level on all phases of application programming and processes for diverse development platforms, computing environments (e.g., host based, distributed systems, client server, software, hardware, technologies and tools, etc.). Works closely with client and IT management and staff to identify application development solutions, new or modified programs, reuse of existing code through the use of program development software alternatives, or integration of purchased solutions or a combination of the available alternatives. Researches and evaluates alternative solutions and recommends the most efficient and cost effective application programming solution. May code new or modified programs, reuse existing code through the use of program development software alternatives and/or integrates purchased solutions. Documents, tests, implements and provides on-going support for the applications.
Lead development and infrastructure communities on Continuous delivery journey Extensive experience with Source Control management and its influence on the SDLC and DevOps Processes Learn and adapt emerging technologies to our client environment Present at internal conferences and provide demos of emerging technologies, to a broad range of skill levels Is able to technically articulate a position and is comfortable in having conversations with IT Principals, Architects and Sr. Principals Create prototype designs and working demo applications across DASG responsibilities, working closely with appropriate teams and with TSG stake holders Examples of evolving technologies include micro-services, internal and external clouds, PaaS solutions, software defined networks, flexible storage solutions
Ability to identify key patterns and gaps in patterns that will limit overall stability of prototypes and propose solutions to meet both technology and process gaps
Guide teams through backlog prioritization for technical debt, DevOps and modular improvement efforts Leverage a data driven approach to test and learn as changes are introduced or observed in the environment
Required Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to Develop in Groovy, Java, Ansible, Python, Perl, C# and Powershell
  • Working understanding of Infrastructure and Development paradigms.
  • Significant experience working with deployment tools, with a preference for tools that support pipeline as code models
  • Experience with DevOps tools (CICD and Container based toolchain)
  • Experience implementing application transition from monolith to component based architecture, ideally using containers or PaaS solutions
  • Experience using automated methodologies to design and solution processes that support and maintain DevOps pipeline tools
  • Experience using automated methodologies in design and solution processes that support and maintain DevOps pipeline tools
  • Experience defining team roles and access structure that meet compliance and regulatory needs
  • Moderate to extensive experience working with Linux (RHEL/CentOS preferred) and Windows Server
  • Excellent mentoring and leadership abilities Mainframe experience for CICD would be beneficial Ability to write code with proficiency in a primary object oriented language (Java, C++ or C#)
  • Previous experience in Groovy, Powershell, Ansible or Python Comfortable in Linux including reading logfiles, shell scripts and profiles
  • Understanding of infrastructure and DevOps Tools administration

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.