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The DevOps Solutions Architecture and Engineering organization is a component of Forest Shop’ 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 Forest Shop’ 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 DevOps Engineer (Systems Engineer II) 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
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of relevant education, training and experience
5+ years in Application Development or Infrastructure Engineering
2+ 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 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. New Relic, Datadog, Dynatrace, 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