DevOps Engineer ( 5+ years ) (offline)

Project Description:

We build the platform, which supports client onboarding in global financial institution. This platform includes processing of onboarding requests as they flow from Clients to Sales to Operations and to downstream processing functions. Application functionality is decomposed into business process management, business rules/workflows configuration, reporting / dashboards and workload management functions e.g. work prioritization, SLA management, notifications etc.

 

Technically solution includes BPM engine, rules engine, reporting engine, metadata configuration components; most of these components are exposed via end-user facing interacting web applications. The platform is used by both external and internal users, it is mission critical as part client experience upgrade roadmap.

 

Our program joins 10 teams of 100+ people in total (Ukraine, USA and others) and works with the client for 5+ years. Each team consists of Dev, BA, QA, Lead and is supported by dedicated DevOps/L3 group. We use agile methodologies on team level (Scrum, Kanban) and scaled agile approach on a project level

 

Responsibilities:

- Cooperate closely with the team lead and project manager in all aspects of sprint and release planning

βˆ™ Take an active part in all aspects of the development process including planning, estimation, progress tracking, dependencies detection, issues prevention and solving

βˆ™ Develop infrastructure and environments management plans

βˆ™ Create and execute rollout plan for the software products and services releases

βˆ™ Design, create scripts for automating build & deployment processes

βˆ™ Analyze, estimate, develop and solve complex configuration management problems

βˆ™ Design, develop and test procedures for installation and configuration of the software products and services

βˆ™ Plan, analyze, develop and implement the procedures and scripts for build and/or migration of data/applications/products across different platforms

βˆ™ Participate in architecture review and performance improvements of the existing and future solutions

βˆ™ Facilitate transition to best practices in architectural and operations management solutions

βˆ™ Build and configure the new infrastructure for the solution

βˆ™ Set-up environments, execute performance tuning, perform advanced settings update, assist with the tests preparation processes

βˆ™ Create comprehensive solution documentation

βˆ™ Define monitoring approaches and configure monitoring systems

- Contribute to configuration management by defining and execution of respective tasks

- Troubleshoot day-to-day user issues on all environments

 

Mandatory Skills Description:

βˆ™ Over 5 years of IT experience as DevOps or related

βˆ™ Strong interpersonal skills: communication, negotiation, listening

βˆ™ Good understanding of technologies used for setting up build pipeline, including, but not limited to: Bitbucket/Gitlab, Nexus or Artifactory, TeamCity or Jenkins, Openshift or Kubernetes or Docker;

βˆ™ Strong knowledge and experience of configuration management, build monitoring and backup systems/solutions

βˆ™ Experience of configuration & optimization Mongo or Oracle (optimization of databases, query plan, etc.)

βˆ™ Experience with configuration of web servers, proxies, load balancers

βˆ™ Experience in scripting language (Shell or Python, etc.)

 

Nice-to-Have Skills:

Experience with continuous delivery and deployment automation IBM UrbanCode Deploy (uDeploy)

βˆ™ Experience in data centers administration (including cloud solutions), good understanding of networking concepts and principles

βˆ™ Strong theoretical knowledge and practical appliance of IT Service Management practices (for example, ITIL), software development life cycle (understanding of Waterfall, RUP, Agile methodologies)

βˆ™ Previous experience in working with the technical teams and management to prioritize and scope scheduled releases is a plus

βˆ™ Knowledge and experience using Java is a plus, as well as understanding of object oriented approach and familiarity with the software development design patterns

βˆ™ Hands-on experience with configuration of PostgreSQL

βˆ™ Hands-on experience with configuration of ELK stack

βˆ™ Hands-on experience with configuration of ITRS Geneos, Sensu, InfluxDB, and Grafana monitoring stack

βˆ™ Experience with Atlassians JIRA/Confluence

βˆ™ Investment banking background

 

Languages:

English: B2 Upper Intermediate