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Flexential DevOps Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description:

The DevOps Engineer is involved in design, implementation and maintenance of development, test and production environments for Flexential’s web-based Customer Portal. They will establish and run the CI/CD pipeline for on-going Portal development and facilitate running automated or on-demand test suites for business functional and non-functional testing.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions

  • Create, maintain and enhance build framework and tools for automated/on-demand builds, deployment, monitoring and operations

  • Incorporate Automation testing as part of each build type

  • Create and maintain framework for automated data migrations, test data creation with data anonymity and data validations

  • Maintain software Configuration management, troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, test and production environments and within various pipeline stages

  • Maintain Version Control Software Setup, Administration Configuration and Flows

  • Collaborate with Agile development teams to architect, implement, automate and streamline CI/CD process and operations

  • Maintain availability for after-hours production support on an as-needed basis.

  • Research tools and procedures for better utilization of CI/CD practices

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience building large-scale, highly available distributed systems

  • 2+ years of experience in DevOps activities and procedures

  • Strong experience with Docker and Container clustering technologies like Docker Swarm, AWS ECS, Kubernetes or the like

  • Strong experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines using tools like Jenkins, Azure DevOps and the like

  • Strong experience in setup, administration and configuration of source control software like GIT and Bitbucket

  • Experience with Cloud services (Azure or AWS)

  • Experience with or working knowledge of messaging technologies like Kafka, Database technologies like Postgres and Microservices technologies like Event Store and API Gateway

  • Familiarity with microservices architectures and technologies

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodology from build to deployment

  • Enthusiastic self-starter interested in problem solving

Base Pay Range: Annualized salary range offered for this position is estimated to be $90,000-$115,000, however, the actual pay range depends each candidate’s experience, location and qualifications.

Variable Pay: Discretionary annual bonus, based on personal and company performance.

Benefits of working at Flexential:

  • Medical, Telehealth, Dental and Vision

  • 401(k)

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Life and AD&D

  • Short Term and Long Term disability

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Leave of Absence

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Wellness Program

  • Rewards and Recognition Program

Benefits are subject to change at the Company’s discretion

Flexential offers flexible and essential services that help organizations optimize their journey of IT transformation while simultaneously balancing cost, scalability, compliance and security. The company, co-headquartered in Charlotte and Denver, is committed to building trusted relationships and delivering tailored solutions that suit the individual needs of its customers. Flexential is deeply invested in the success of its customers, who trust it to deliver core data center solutions of colocation and connectivity, as well as, cloud, managed solutions and professional services. Flexential’s robust suite of assets spans 21 markets and comprises 40 highly redundant and connectivity-rich data centers. For more information on Flexential, please visit Flexential is a registered trademark of the Flexential Corp.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.