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Next Gen Cloud DevOps Consultant/Expert 50280 in Allen Park, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 50280

Position Description:

  • Next Gen Cloud DevOps Evangelist to support our Next Gen Data Center Release Engineering effort in Standard Compute 
  • We are engineering on Prem cloud for infrastructure services to enable DevOps culture in ITO. 
  • We are using DevOps tools like Git, Jenkins, Concourse, CHEF, vRA vRO to build on Prem cloud. 
  • We are also using Agile Kanban boards to track our projects.
  • This team integrates with 14 other Product Owners who are engineering in Standard Compute. 
  • DevOps Evangelist daily duties includes review PR, Merge PR and oversees release pipeline(CI/CD), assist product owners to build and support their DevOps pipeline. 
  • Define Release Patterns in Next Gen ITO which meet DevOps framework.

Skills Required:

  • Candidate should have a strong development or infrastructure as code background. 
  • Configuration Management Suites like Chef, Puppet or Ansible, Git or other Source Control SVN, CVS, Accurev, etc. and GitHub Programming 
  • Work with multiple emerging programming languages Groovy, Ruby, Python, Perl etc, Scripting Bash, PowerShell, etc. 
  • Develop, document, test, and use REST APIs 
  • Experience with DevOps tools like CI CD Jenkins, Concourse etc 
  • Ability to prioritize and lead multiple concurrent work streams globally to meet deadlines 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation development and general consulting 
  • Understand IT landscape, critical cross-program dependencies, Test Driven Development, release and deployment activities, environment and data management concepts 
  • Ability to apply critical thinking, research and present alternatives, 
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to details 
  • Motivated self-starter with an ability to operate independently. 
  • Strong desire to learn and make a difference 
  • Must be comfortable working in PDO environments, 
  • Experience in working with agile teams, rapid and successful delivery is a plus 
  • Some hands-on experience in deployment and operations, experienced with 
  • Production environment with customer-facing SLAs - how to determine root cause and what is the safest way to return the environment to functionality. 
  • Experience with architectural skills such that they can identify architectural gaps in an integration and advise what new architecture would make integration easier more stable. 
  • 5 plus years of experience of coding 
  • Security work stream experience plus 
  • DevSecOps mindset is needed

Experience Preferred:

  • Virtualization and or Cloud: vCenter, Amazon AWS, MS Azure, Google Compute, etc. 
  • Cloud Orchestration Platforms, VMware vRealize suite (vRA, vRO) or Teraform very desirable 
  • DevSecOps experience is Preferred. 
  • Self driven individual who can understand requirements, develop and coach others as needed with devOps mindset.

Education Required:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! 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 and 2017, 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.

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