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Sr. DevOps Engineer in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Career Description

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class:

The DevOps Solutions Architecture and Engineering organization is a component of Advance Auto Parts’ Information Technology function. This team is responsible for all elements of DevOps Technology Architecture and Engineering from defining the overall enterprise DevOps architecture to its ongoing governance with the goal of ensuring the IT function operates as effectively and efficiently as possible. This organization has a direct impact on Advance Auto Parts’ ability to introduce business capabilities at a pace that enables Advance Auto Part’s Mission of having a “Passion for Customers. Passion for Yes”.

The Senior DevOps Engineer (Systems Engineer III) will help design and build our cloud environments as we re-platform our traditional on premise application stack to one that is modern and cloud based. You will be empowered to innovate and contribute to the definition of the standards, automation, and processes that will enable product teams to release features anytime they want. To accomplish our goals the successful candidate will influence application design and act as a SME for our application development teams on the principles and best practices of continuous delivery in the cloud.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributing member of the DevOps team to drive the development, deployment and support of our CI / CD pipelines to support our transformation to a micro-services / SOA based architecture in the cloud
  • Leveraging gained and / or educational experiences in operations engineering, connected services, and information technology plus knowledge of industry best practices to innovate and influence operational approaches and solutions in traditional data centers and in the cloud
  • • Development and implementation of public / private / hybrid cloud based information systems across all phases of system engineering from provisioning to decommissioning
  • • Development, and continual improvement of source code management / build and release systems and tools
    • Provide assistance on these tools across IT as needed
  • • Develop automated pipelines, processes & scripts to support the deployment of technology solutions in cloud environments
  • Champions an agile and continuous improvement culture
  • Collaborate with various teams across the organizations including Product Management, Architecture, Software Engineering and Infrastructure to operationalize DevOps processes and tools
  • Assists in coaching and mentoring development teams on continuous delivery best practices
  • Influence design decisions in SOA and micro-services based applications in public clouds such as AWS and Azure
  • Follow through on implementation and deliveries from development to operationalization
  • • Participate in problem solving and troubleshooting of infrastructure and applications as needed

Career Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of relevant education, training and experience
  • 7+ years in Application Development or Infrastructure Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in DevOps in a hands-on and lead role
  • AWS or Azure experience is required
  • Strong familiarity with Node.JS, AngularJS, API management, Micro-services, Java/JEE application stacks
  • Experience with DevOps technologies such as Jenkins / Circle-CI, Docker, Kubernetes, GIT, Maven, Ant, JIRA, etc a must
  • Solid scripting background (Shell, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript, Python, etc)
  • Solid understanding of Networking concepts (NAT, DNS, routing, etc), with practical hands-on and administrative experience with network appliances a plus
  • Strong troubleshooting skills a must
  • Strong communication skills that effectively convey key messages, statuses and risks
  • Be able to work with teams with varying levels of technical backgrounds and experiences
  • Experience in supporting product / agile development teams
  • Background in systems architecture is a plus
  • Testing background is a plus
  • Other cloud platforms is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with logging and monitoring tools such as Splunk, AppDynamics, Logstash, CloudTrail. CA APM (Wily Introscope) and Nagios is a plus
  • Micro-Services and SOA architecture is a plus
  • Experience with database technologies such as Cassandra, Oracle, MS-Sql, MySql, etc is a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.