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Sr. DevOps Engineer II

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DealerSocket | IT Infrastructure - CRM

Sr. DevOps Engineer II

About DealerSocket

DealerSocket is a leading provider of software for the automotive industry. Our mission is to drive the future of automotive, by simplifying the experience for its customers and partners with a suite of seamlessly integrated products.DealerSocket’s suite of products includes advanced Customer Relationship Management (CRM), innovative Digital Marketing and Websites, robust Vehicle Inventory Management, insightful Analytics Reporting, and solutions to streamline dealer operations such as Desking, Credit Reporting, Compliance, and a Dealer Management System (DMS) for dealers of all sizes. To put it simply: we help dealers sell and service vehicles more profitably, while improving their customers’ experience. The DealerSocket Team is more than 1,000 employees strong, serving nearly 8,000 dealerships. Visit careers.dealersocket.com to view more about joining our winning team!

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
  • Company-paid Life & Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Days & Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Wellness Program that pays up to $200 per year
  • Collaborative & Open Office Environment 

Position Summary

Our challenge is to use modern tools, techniques, and methods to develop, modify, and/or update complex and extremely powerful systems. Our engineering teams need modern practices, tools, and techniques to advance their ability to operate, maintain, and develop customer facing software systems. Equally important is our ability to train and propagate culture, practice, and tools across the organization.

DealerSocket is seeking experienced DevOps Engineers who are driven to make the organization stronger, faster, better through improved tooling and training.  They must be a quick learner and love challenging themselves to constantly raise the bar.  This opportunity requires strong problem-solving skills, an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication as they deliver efficient, well designed, and tested software for a positive user experience.  Innovative thinking and well-designed products with an emphasis on performance and stability are a necessity to give our teams the best experience possible.

Key Functions

  • Be an ambassador for the DealerSocket vision of DevOps
  • Coach engineering and infrastructure teams how to maintain and support production applications
  • Assess and understand a teams' capabilities and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Evaluate potential solutions related to DevOps capabilities
  • Hands-on experience with the construction of complex engineering solutions and knowledge of software development methodologies
  • Assumes end-to-end ownership of solutions as part of an Agile team, which includes assisting in the development of testing automation and other key quality aspects
  • Partner with architects and other Agile team members to determine new systems and enhancements
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure that each delivery adheres to original vision as described in the user story and all standard resource libraries and architecture patterns as appropriate
  • Establish and support coding and system standards
  • Lead or engage in Agile ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstrations, and team retrospectives
  • Respond to support incidents for production applications in order to minimize and prevent application outages
  • Create and/or update the documentation to support development efforts. Documentation may include detailed specifications, internal training material, architecture diagrams and design documents
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and effective collaboration in a team-oriented environment
  • Aptitude for learning new technologies and concepts
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize
  • Able to translate customer and business needs to technical solutions
  • Adaptable to changing priorities and organizational needs
  • Comfortable working with little to no supervision and providing supervision to other engineers
  • Mentor and train other System Engineers
  • Take the lead on challenging projects
  • Scope, estimate, and lead large complex projects
  • Proficient in the following: 
    • Building Continuous Deployment pipelines
    • Application of design patterns
    • Operational best practices of running a production software system
    • Application of non-functional system qualities such as availability, maintainability, testability, interoperability, etc.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Minimum Experience

  • 6+ years of related experience

Specialized Knowledge & Skills

  • System Programming Language (i.e. Python, Powershell, Bash)
  • Environment Automation (i.e.CloudFormation, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, Kubernetes)
  • Version Control Management and processes (i.e. BitBucket, Github, Gitlab)
  • Infrastructure as Code concepts
  • Monitoring and Observability stacks (i.e. Splunk, Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus)
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, Lambda, ALB, CloudFront, ECS)
  • Agile Management Tools (i.e. Confluence, JIRA, VersionOne)
  • Docker and Containerization
  • CI & CD Systems (i.e. Jenkins, Gitlab, Bitbucket Pipelines, Octopus, Team City)
Skills & Requirements