DevOps Engineer in West Des Moines, IA

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Not Specified years

Posted 7 weeks ago

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be a member of the Hy-Vee Dev Enablement Team. Your primarily areas of focus will be to help us optimize the developer experience, make our application ecosystem secure, highly scalable, and predictable. You will work in a hybrid cloud environment helping to build our core platform infrastructure that hundreds of client applications will consume. We are looking for people who can not only be great individual contributors, but also pair program and mentor other engineers. As a member of our team, it is of critical importance that you can tolerate dealing with major unknowns, system complexity, and abstract problem solving without giving up.


  • Focus on continuous improvement of the Hy-Vee developer experience. Engineers are our customers!
  • Help us plan and implement our cloud infrastructure.
  • Mentor others in holistic system security.
  • Incorporate site reliability and sustainability into all aspects of work.
  • Pair with other team members to cross-pollinate ideas and skills.
  • Champion code quality and maintainability.
  • Find and address performance issues.
  • Automate infrastructure and application deployments
  • Extensive experience with debugging, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis
  • Expert analysis abilities to determine sustainable solutions from a given set of options
  • Production experience with of at least one of the following programming languages: JavaScript, Go, Kotlin, Python, or Ruby
  • Experience with test driven design and general automation
  • Experience with using CI/CD technologies such as Concourse, TeamCity, Octopus, Jenkins, and CircleCI
  • Demonstrable knowledge of secure programming techniques
  • Experience writing technical documentation
  • Production experience with distributed systems


  • Experience building cloud-native applications (kubernetes, docker swarm, etc.)
  • Production experience with Linux
  • Strong understanding of at least one of Terraform, Ansible, Salt, and Chef
  • Strong understanding of event-oriented software architectures
  • Production experience with OAuth, OIDC and Identity Provider integration
  • Production experience with a variety of data storage systems such as Microsoft SQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo, and Elasticsearch
  • Degree level qualifications in a technical related subject
  • Production experience implementing RESTful APIs
  • Demonstrable grasp of software design patterns such as Singleton and Façade
  • Experience with using tools like Flyway and Liquibase
  • About Hy-Vee, Inc.