Spring Venture Group

  • Lead DevOps Engineer

    Req No
    2019-1620
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    US-MO-Kansas City
  • Overview

    Who We Are

    Spring Venture Group is a sales, marketing, and technology firm comprised of three direct-to-consumer health insurance businesses. Our people and our mission platforms help seniors across the country navigate the complex world of Medicare insurance options to lead them to their best possible outcomes. Our product offerings include Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Critical Illness, and Dental, Vision, and Hearing insurance fact sheet tailored to every client’s individual needs.

     

    What We Want

    The Lead DevOps Engineer is an expert in designing, improving, and supporting a variety of solutions built upon AWS, homegrown and third-party tools. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about DevOps, CI/CD, IaC, the latest technology trends, and is willing to solve complex problems. This person will coordinate with other teams across IT and business units to ensure their challenges are understood and addressed.     

    Responsibilities

    • Design and manage innovative solutions to meet a variety of business needs.
    • Provide guidance to other teams regarding AWS and DevOps best practices, actively research new technology and share knowledge with others.
    • Design, manage, and improve CI/CD solutions using tools like CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, Jenkins, Git, etc.
    • Manage platforms using IaC tools like CloudFormation, Puppet, Terraform, Chef, etc.
    • Create and maintain automation scripts using bash, Python, etc.
    • Ensure all systems and applications are monitored using tools like Splunk, Dynatrace, CloudWatch, DataDog, AppDynamics, NewRelic, etc.
    • Participate in on-call rotations and troubleshoot critical production issues outside of business hours.
    • Solve problems independently and make decisions on a daily basis relative to DevOps responsibilities and work effectively as a team member.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field with 5 years of experience OR eight years experience working in DevOps and systems administration roles.
    • Experience designing, improving, and supporting AWS environments.
    • Strong knowledge of CI/CD concepts and solutions including blue/green deployments and automated testing.
    • Knowledge of best practices, procedures, and techniques related to security, application hosting, infrastructure, and network design.
    • Experience managing cloud-native solutions like containers, micro-services, server-less, etc.
    • IaC and scripting experience.
    • Proficiency with Linux, Docker, and SQL.
    • Programming experience with Java, Python, NodeJS, etc.
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills
    • Self-motivated individual that collaborates well with other technical and non technical staff to accomplish objectives.
    • Ability to take initiative, be accountable, work autonomously, and provide leadership as needed.

     

    Must be authorized to work legally within the US. H-1B Sponsorship is not available for this position.

     

    Spring Venture Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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