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DevOps Engineer Practitioner 51630 in Allen Park, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/4/2019

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Job ID: 51630

DevOps Engineer Position Description:

  • Our Product Development team is seeking a DevOps Engineer to assist teams developing software for our company to utilize modern processes, methods, and tools to create higher quality software more efficiently. 
  • This person will be a member of development teams helping to utilize our Software Development Ecosystem (GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, Docker, Node Package Manager and Nexus) to take time and complexity out of the team's workflow. 
  • This person will assist teams by understanding their software life cycle and creating automation and integrations that help the teams achieve better traceability. This person will also provide feedback into the Software Development Ecosystem backlog to help drive continuous improvement in the toolset. 


  • Manage and run the automated build process and internal developer tools for a large workgroup building a large HTML5 / Javascript / CSS / React JS front end web application. 
  • Extend and maintain continuous integration test environment based on Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, and Node Package Manager (npm). 
  • Develop and maintain internal sites and tools that are crucial for development, review, and testing. 
  • Maintain internal and external package dependencies required to build the products for test and release. 
  • Assist developers and testers in integrating and building their packages and tests. 
  • Design, build, and implement cross-tool integrations.
  • Design and prepare for data migrations.
  • Tool Lifecycle Management.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for tools.

Skills Required:

  • HTML5.
  • JavaScript. 
  • GitHub.
  • Jenkins.
  • Docker/Kubernetes.
  •  Node Package Manager (npm)

Skills Preferred:

  • Proficient in High Level Languages (Java, C++, Python, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Comfortable working with SOAP and JSON based APIs and Nexus (coursework allowed).
  • AWS and/or Azure.

Experience Required:

  • 3+ years experience using and administering tools like GitHub, Jenkins, Docker/Kubernetes and Node Package Manager.
  • 2+ years Web Based Software Development experience (HTML5/JavaScript).

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Network & Systems Administration, Software Engineering, or similar field.

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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