Technical Architect - Automation


Irving, TX

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago

  by    Mike Baxley

Need to have experience designing, developing, and deploying business critical solutions in both "on premise" and "cloud-based" environments. Will help design and implement multiple delivery pipelines for existing and emerging products. Additional requirements include building and optimizing the CI/CD pipeline to release code as quickly and safely as possible, researching emerging technologies, and a passion for automation.


  • Work with senior leadership to develop the DevOps strategy and roadmap
  • Develop and document future state
  • Help build a collaborative culture through DevOps practices
  • Be a leader and expert on DevOps practices and components
  • Design, implement, and support deep and detailed monitoring across the DevOps pipeline
  • Design and build automated deployments that simplify development, increase predictability, ensure quality through automated testing, and provide safe fallback
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies and trends to ensure we are using the best techniques and tools to maximize software delivery velocity

Required Skills

  • Undergraduate degree (preferably in Computer Science or similar technical degree)
  • 5+ years of experience in technical leadership and architecture roles
  • 3+ years of experience in DevOps roles implementing CI/CD concepts
  • Broad automation experience in build, test, configuration, and deployment in complex environments from development to production
  • Strong systems administration background (Linux, Windows, virtualized, and cloud)
  • Experience designing, deploying, and managing applications on cloud platforms (Azure Preferred)
  • SCM experience (Git) and knowledge of branch strategies
  • Strong scriptingexperience in multiple languages - (PowerShell, Python, bash, etc.)
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Experience with monitoring tools
  • CI Experience in multiple tools (Jenkins, GitLab)
  • Experience with automated configuration management (Chef, Puppet, DSC, etc.)
  • Experience with Infrastructure automation (Terraform, Ansible, Salt, etc.)
  • Automated build experience with multiple tools (MS Build, Ant, etc.)
  • Experience with Package Management tools (Artifactory, VCPkg, NuGet, NPM, PyPi)
  • Experience with one or more software development languages including C++, JavaScript, C#, Python, or Java
  • Experience with container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes or Swarm
  • Experience with Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS)
  • History of owning and driving software releases into production

Location:Irving, TX

Salary: to $120K + bonus (or depends on experience)