DevOps Engineer

Employer: Delta Dental
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 11/12/2020
Closing Date: 1/31/2021
Delta Dental
At Delta Dental of Virginia, we are passionate about good oral health. In fact, dental benefits coverage is our specialty. For more than 50 years, we have been working to improve the oral health of Virginians by providing flexible, affordable dental benefit plans and building the largest network of participating oral health providers in the state.
Job Description Position Summary:
Telecommuting options within a 4 hour driving distance of Roanoke, VA, Home Office
We are looking for someone who is excited and passionate about cloud technologies, DevOps Engineering, IT infrastructure, and infrastructure-as-code practices. Our ideal candidate has experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Terraform for infrastructure-as-code (IaC) execution. Advocate DevOps culture to help facilitate standards a cross teams for development, security, infrastructure including CI/CD forethought. Foster and cultivate best practices for software development while helping to troubleshoot system issues.  Maintain and build self-service architecture for the entire
company to increase productivity.
Position Requirements – Day to Day Tasks:
  • Develop, Implement, improve, maintain and trouble shoot the DevOps Stack
  • Support code change management through CI/CD code automation
  • Provide cloud infrastructure support and server or services configuration
  • Respond rapidly and intelligently to unforeseen production system issues
  • Track, monitor and automate relevant system health metric, including reliability, security and throughput
  • Automate and Build systems that dynamically scale
  • Document infrastructure, process and standards
  • On Call rotation to have seven 9’s uptime
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
  • 2-3 Years’ DevOps Engineering Experience
  • 2+ Years’ Experience in Knowing and Using Terraform, AWS, Docker and other DevOps Engineering Tools
  • 2+ Years’ Experience implementing and supporting atleast one CI/CD Solution like CircleCI, Jenkins, Concourse etc.
  • Agile/SCRUM experience is a plus
  • Development background with one or more languages. (Bash, C++, C#, Python, GO, Ruby, JAVA).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to iterate in solving a problem
  • Ability to learn, plan, deliver and strategize in an open source setting
Nice to Have
  • Any DevOps Certification
  • Experience with Corvesta DevOps Stack
  1. Ubuntu
  2. Ansible
  3. Hashi Suite – Terraform, Consul, Vault, Vagrant, Packer, Nomad
  4. ELK
  5. AWS – VPC, Lambda, EC2, ECS, AMI, S3, Route 53
  6. Bitbucket/Git
  7. Concourse CI – Bosh Deployments
  8. Docker
  9. PostgreSQL / MongoDB
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Use of hands is required for such technological devices such as a computer, telephone, and others. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will be required to travel (sometimes long distances) to attend required meetings. 
  • Work environment: The work is limited to the office environment with occasional trips to other office facilities or locations necessitating walking outdoors or driving. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Delta Dental of Virginia is a drug-free work environment.  Delta Dental provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service or other protected status. 
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