Information Technology

Devops Engineer  Iselin, NJ  
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A Financial Services and Technology client of ours is looking to grow their Application Development team and they have a rather unique opening for a DevOps Engineer to join their team.
The organization is in a niche financial market that serves a critical function for financial markets worldwide. The company recently released a new service offering and is looking for assistance with the new offering. Aside from working with cutting edge technologies, individuals will gain a wealth of knowledge in financial services, risk management and technology project management. 
  • Ensure that a viable, consistent and efficient DevOps strategy is implemented in the end-to-end development of applications and products that is consistent with, compliant of and conformant to the company SDLC
  • Improve and integrate existing architecture with the industry-best automation tools and practices
  • Collaborate with release manager(s), development leads, developers, QA, and Engineering teams in the continual improvement and enhancement of the DevOps process
  • Analyze, design and implement solutions for CI/CD build, release and deployment automation
  • Analyze, design and implement solutions for automated and CI/CD-integrated Unit Testing and Component Integration Testing that can potentially be extended to the System Testing and System Integration Testing phases
  • Institute and implement automated solutions for SDLC governance and compliance monitoring and reporting
  • Plan, implement and ensure that delivery milestones are met
  • Provide automation solutions using design patterns, common techniques, and industry best practices that meet the typical challenges/requirements of a financial application including usability, performance, security, resiliency, and compatibility
  • Proactively recognize system deficiencies and implement effective solutions

Job Requirements


Background Profile:
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in (Linux) shell and non-shell (awk, sed, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc.) scripting
  • 3+ years of hands-on DevOps design, development and implementation
  • Hands-on experience in industry leading build tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Bamboo, GIT
  • Hands-on experience with Atlassian Administration, JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence
  • Knowledge of incident management tools such as ServiceNow
  • Excellent understanding of automated quality assurance and test strategies
  • Hands-on experience with SQL and with at least one DBMS such as IBM DB2 (preferred) or Oracle is a strong plus
  • Experience in Agile Software Development Practices (Scrum or other)
  • Development experience with Node JS or other web-based development a plus
  • Prior work with Docker, Kubernetes, cloud services a plus
  • Have strong analytical, written and oral communication skills with a high self-motivation factor
  • Possess excellent organization skills to manage multiple tasks in parallel
  • Be a team player and have the ability to work on complex projects with globally distributed teams and manage tight delivery timelines
  • Have the ability to smoothly handle high stress application development and support environments


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