Senior DevOps Engineer

IHS Markit - Project Ultra Violet

Position Summary
IHS Markit is seeking an experienced, driven, DevOps Engineer based in Denver, CO who will report to the Assistant Director of Software Development for our currently unreleased digital transformation solution. The DevOps engineer is responsible for build-out, configuration, deploy, scale, orchestration, and monitoring to support infrastructure and our release pipeline for global commercial software platforms. You are in possession of a passion for container-based technologies, immutable infrastructure, and continuous delivery practices in deploying global, commercial software. You are also committed to collaboration and open to new and innovative ideas, technologies, processes of work. Furthermore, as a key member of our agile development team, this DevOps role brings expertise in IT best practices and operations.
We believe in a method of working dynamically and collaboratively that supports freedom and responsibility, wherein the “you build it, you run it” philosophy is one that we value, promote, and enact on a daily basis. Our teams work in close collaboration with each other and we emphasize idea-sharing to foster productivity.
The candidate must exhibit a passion for learning new diverse tools and technologies. The candidate must also be comfortable in driving Continuous Integration / Deployment initiatives, internally, and in the cloud.
Job Responsibilities
  • Support the automation and streamlining of our infrastructure, operations and deployment processes. Champion for infrastructure as code.
  • Support and maintain helm-based deployments and infrastructure for our Kubernetes clusters.
  • Develop and maintain tooling and automation-based monitoring of production environments to provide proactive alerts on system health and reliability.
  • Possess entry level background in Linux / Windows servers administration and have an ability to demonstrate bash shell and PowerShell CLI scripting.
  • Assist in developing our microservice strategy, including design, technology decisions, and implementation. Container based services, experience with Docker and Docker-based deployment frameworks.
  • Participate in the software development process as defined by the Agile Scrum process. This includes participating in the requirements gathering process. Experience with Rally Software is a plus.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve root cause issues in our dev, test, and production environments.
  • Serve as team member role in on-time, high quality delivery of products through the entire application lifecycle.
Desired Qualities
  • Degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar DevOps and/or IT role.
  • Passion for DevOps – enthusiasm for new technologies and their potential to make an impact.
  • A bias to action – a willingness to “jump right in” with an emphasis on producing results.
What we offer
  • Work with latest technologies
  • Choice of technologies you will be working with
  • Team of great professionals
  • Competitive salary with annual indexation according to region inflation
  • Bonus awards with IHS Markit stocks
  • Medical insurance for employees and their families
  • Sport support (swimming pool, gym)
  • English classes
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