Devops Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17
Milwaukee, WI
Less than 5 years experience
Industrial Equipment & Supply
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17

Position Summary

As a DevOps Engineer for Rockwell Automation, you will have the opportunity to drive Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery of industry-leading commercial software and embedded software product lines that are known for their innovation and usability.  You will be part of our agile teams that are responsible for modernizing and optimizing software delivery utilizing the latest and greatest DevOps skills from automated provisioning to automating CI/CD Pipeline.
When you join our software engineering group, you become part of a team that delivers cutting edge solutions to our customers and believes in continuous improvement, knowledge sharing and collaboration. You will join a team that is agile, innovative and is focused on improving our Product Quality and Engineering Productivity using the latest DevOps tool stack like OpenStack, Terraform, Jenkins, Maven, Chef, Elastic stack , Git and Nagios.
We are looking for someone who will effectively leverage a diverse set of technical backgrounds and opinions by fostering a team-oriented environment and the use of open and direct communications, honesty and respect. The ideal candidate will also actively seek knowledge of new developments in the configuration management, software quality, and test framework fields and will identify and pursue career development and training opportunities.
Essential Functions

  • Works with multiple teams in a large-scale, global development environment using a common code base.

  • Manages build processes and the build environment using and evaluating tools such as Make, MSBuild, Jenkins, PowerShell and Maven.

  • Manages, supports, and executes build processes. Manages automated verification/qualification for builds.

  • Collaborates with other global campuses and other product groups on strategic evolution of build, test, and promotion pipelines.

  • Guides and contributes extensively to the collection, development, review, and adoption of corporate software build, source code branch strategy, configuration management, and software deployment practices, tools, and techniques.

  • Sets up, troubleshoots, and maintains build servers and virtual machine environments.

  • Investigates and evaluates applicable configuration and build automation methodologies, technologies, and tools and introduces promising approaches into our automated pipelines. Identifies and participates in technical and developmental training opportunities.

  • Drives continued integration of automated testing into the build system/process.

  • Works closely with software engineers in an agile development environment to improve our quality and turn-around time of delivered software.

  • Contributes to or independently gathers and documents requirements for the software quality and test framework environment from multiple internal customers.

  • Prioritizes and executes multiple activities in parallel. 
    EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent knowledge in the areas of Software Configuration Management of desktop software

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, or software product development environment

  • Working experience with some of these tools: OpenStack, Artifactory, VMWare, Jenkins, Git, Chef, Maven, Elastic stack, Nagios and Terraform

  • Direct experience with one of the scripting languages like Python, Ruby, PowerShell and JavaScript

  • Experience with Modern Source Control Management like Git or Rational Team Concert

  • Direct experience with the development and deployment of software automated tests or software automated test frameworks and associated execution frameworks and tools

  • Experience with investigating and keeping up with new technologies in DevOps space

  • Working knowledge of IT networking infrastructure

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven ability to clearly and concisely communicate innovative solutions and complex technical information in verbal and written form

  • Proven ability to work effectively as a member of a team, or independently

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to apply basic knowledge of automated build systems

  • Proven ability to work and coordinate effectively with multiple teams

  • Direct experience collaborating with local and global technical development teams

  • Repository management (e.g, Artifactory or Nexus)

  • Direct experience with public cloud platforms

  • Contributions to open source software projects

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