Associate DevOps Engineer

Employer
Merkle
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Oct 21, 2021
Closes
Oct 23, 2021
Ref
155987341
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Company DescriptionMerkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency's heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 5,500 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 25 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis NetworkJob DescriptionWe are seeking a DevOps Engineer who is passionate about DevOps, embraces infrastructure as code, supports CI/CD, and enjoys collaborating to produce high performing, maintainable solutions. As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for the successful release and run time of revenue generating big data solutions and will focus on continuously improving, optimizing, and eliminating toil through automation. In addition to automating operations and managing infrastructure through code, you will work collaboratively with the product team, developers, and IT personnel to build, evolve, and scale our solutions to meet our growing business.Key Responsibilities:Evaluates, automates, and optimizes processes, building infrastructure through code and streamlining pipelines, monitoring, and incident response processes, following industry standards and best practicesAble to learn quickly and automate, integrate, deploy, or release solutions using tools, scripting, or coding as needed.Continuously striving for improvement, evaluating new approaches, industry standards, new tooling, etc. and producing recommendations for improvementsMaintains established SLAs, SLIs, SLOs, and monitors systems, assessing lead time for changes, change failure rate, deployment frequency, mean time to recover, and availability, striving for continuous operational improvement and improved customer satisfactionCollaborates with development, participating in designs and assisting with optimizing system performance and right sizing environmentsProficient at problem management including definition, brainstorming, and determining a resolution through collaborationQualificationsRequired Experience:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or other equivalent experience3 years' experience in DevOps or Site Reliability2 years or equivalent experience in supporting high availability systems2 years' experience in cloud base technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure)1 years' experience working in Agile teams and CI/CD environmentsExperience with Bash, Python or similar scriptingExperience with Linux; experience with Windows is desiredExperience with containers such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.Experience with Terraform or CloudFormation or other IaC toolsExperience with Jenkins, Airflow, or other orchestration toolsExperience with code repositories such as Git, Bitbucket, Github, etc.Soft Skills:Able to collaborate across organizations with all levels of leadership to evaluate and resolve issuesAble to communicate well, documenting processes as neededAble to learn new emerging technologies quickly and apply innovative ideas to resolve problemsAble to use a wide variety of open source technologies and toolsUnderstanding of an object-oriented programming languageAble to script and perform refactoringAble to manage frequent, incremental code testing and deployment (CI/CD principles)Able to automate processes using automation tools and best practicesAble to manage big data and data that scalesAble to focus on results and business outcomesUnderstanding and focus on business outcomesAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Merkle fosters a diverse environment that encourages original thinking about our business and empowers us to communicate with a global world of customers. We embrace differences of opinion and diversity of thought as they help us challenge and refine our solutions. Merkle, as a best-in-class marketing agency, welcomes big ideas, and believes they can come from anywhere.#LI-KF1

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