Azure DevOps Engineer

Oakland, CA

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At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other’s strengths and sharing in successes. 
You will be working as part of the DevOps team to automate the application's deployment. Your experience and scripting skills will be needed to help us automate the scaling and management of server resources, implement code for zero-downtime deployments and to facilitate DevOps practices. This position offers an outstanding opportunity for a unique individual who possesses a solid development, deployment, and operations background.

How you will make an impact:

  • Work closely with Development, Operations, and Release Management teams.
  • Automate, implement, administer, and maintain, continuous development and continuous deployment systems on Azure Cloud.
  • Develop Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment pipelines & tools for our 200+ developers.
  • Improve software development life cycle through continuous improvement, automation and creation of tools.

What we look for:

  • In-depth knowledge of build and deployment automation technologies.
  • An attitude and ability to take ownership and deliver a high-quality product, on time.
  • Experience of Kubernetes configuration, concepts, and management.
  • 2+ years of containerization technology, with the skills to configure, and manage Docker and docker images.    
  • 4+ years of work experience or strong knowledge of continuous integration and continuous deployment.
  • Experience of implementing DevOps in multiple companies.
  • Experience in DevOps Architectural decisions, tools selection, best practices.            
  • Constant research and learning on new tools and technologies in DevOps space.
  • Experience of Continuous build automation, with the skills to configure and manage a Jenkins build server and set up and run builds.

  • Other requirements:
  • Experience of coding Chef cookbooks given a set of deployment specifications at the expert skill level.
  • Experience with Linux/Unix Administration with an ability to code shell, and either Perl or python scripts.
  • Experience with a maven, and an artifact repository such as Monotype or Artifactory.
  • Experience of scripting a build for an application based on a set of specifications.
  • Experience with revision control systems-git, Github, subversion with an emphasis on creating configurations using branching and tagging. 
  • An appreciation of REST, multi-tier application's architecture, micro-services, and NodeJS.
  • Familiarity with Git, AWS, Jenkins Pipelines, Code Deploy.
  • An understanding of Jira, Kanban boards and agile development.
  • Experience with Release Management.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work with remote teams.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • A passion for the development and deployment of high-quality services with correctness and robustness.

Benefits and perks:

  • 12 days starting vacation plus 12 holidays and your birthday off!
  • Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums
  • 100% paid dental insurance
  • 100% paid vision insurance
  • Onsite gym and/or gym discount and fitness incentive
  • Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills
  • Career growth: we love promoting from within
  • Strong commitment to work/life balance  
  • Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities
Due to COVID-19, there is an even greater demand for flexibility and change. Due to the pandemic, the expectation around work location for certain roles may be remote until a future date, determined by Delta Dental Management. Should the position you seek be determined by Delta Dental Management as “remote,” the position may require you to have access to remote internet in order to meet the expectations outlined in the job duties.
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At Delta Dental we:Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.Foster professional development: Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.Value customers and cultivate positive experiences: Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes.  
If you think this sounds like you, let’s chat. We would love to tell you more!
To see some of the smiling faces behind Delta Dental and to learn more about what our values and culture look like in action, connect with us on social media: @lifeatddins on Facebook and Instagram, @deltadentalins on Twitter, and Delta Dental Ins. on LinkedIn.  ABOUT Delta DentalDelta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. Our vision is to motivate and empower every employee so we’re all inspired to take exceptional care of our customers, providers and each other. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation.  We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation’s largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country. Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other classification protected by federal or state law. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be provided if selected for hire. 
Job tags: AWS Azure Chef Docker Git Jira Kubernetes Linux Perl Python REST Unix
Job region(s): North America
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