• Locatie: Chicago, Illinois
  • Datum van publicatie: 23rd Sep, 2021
  • Referentie: NFI DO 9/23/21

Job Title: Azure Senior DevOps/Release Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Remote
Salary: $150,000

MUST HAVE: MUST RESIDE in the US (Eastern and Central Time Zones Only). The ideal candidate needs to be a passionate, self-starter who is motivated in a fast-moving, highly collaborative environment. Excellent problem-solving skills and troubleshooting issues in a large, complex environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills (writing technical documentation, system guides, etc.)


The hiring company provides solutions that leverage sophisticated machine learning, artificial intelligence and natural language processing to provide highly actionable insights and recommendations to business users. They help transform market-leading companies into true data-driven digital enterprises.

The Azure Senior DevOps Engineer role is responsible for all aspects of the software release process including DevOps in a complex environment that balances internal development and IP needs with external client requirements. This company's release incorporates both traditional software updates as well as model updates.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in CS or related field

  • Overall at least 4 years of hands on experience as a DevOps Engineer, particularly with expertise in automating all stages of the SDLC

  • Minimum 2 years experience in:

    • Deploying applications and services that run on a cloud infrastructure

    • Working with networks, including subnets, VPN, and firewalls

    • Docker/Containerization

    • Standing up and managing Kubernetes

    • Working with continuous integration tools and techniques (i.e. build automation, configuration management and deployment tools)

    • Standard IT security practices (i.e. encryption, certificates, and key management)

  • One or more of the skills below are DESIRABLE but not required:

    • Cloud providers certification : Azure HIGHLY preferred

    • Security certifications:

      • Cloud: AWS Certified Security - Specialty, Azure Security Engineer, Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer, and other related certifications

      • Industry: Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge, Certified Cloud Security Professional, Certified Cloud Security Specialist (CCSS)

Job Duties:

  • Design, development and operation of a comprehensive, scalable Release and DevOps process in an Azure cloud environment working in collaboration with internal and client personnel:

    • Infrastructure platform configuration

    • Orchestration and automation

    • Monitoring

    • Source control, branch, build management and smoke testing

    • Continuous Integration

  • Demonstrate proficiency with working in Azure: DevOps, Monitor and Security

    • Set up and conduct system level performance measurement and tuning incorporating load balancing platform components

    • Author clear technical documentation as required

    • Accurately scope work and perform to agree timelines

Technical Competencies (Continued):

  • Experience in Azure data storage including Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, Common Data Service, SQL, Blob

  • Exposure to Key Vault and Azure Application Insights

  • Working knowledge of SQL

  • Experience working with JavaScript, Python and/or Spark


  • Health/Dental/Vision

  • PTO

  • Remote

Please email d.orihuela@nigelfrank.com for immediate consideration!

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