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Principal DevOps Engineer in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Career Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Career Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/7/2019

Career Description



Job Description

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 Principal DevOps Engineer 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