Dell DevOps Engineering Architecture (Cloud Native, Container), Digital-IT in Austin, Texas

Why Work at Dell?

Endless challenges and rewards. Opportunities on six continents. A team of colleagues fueled by collaboration. All this, and a company deeply committed to integrity and responsibility.

What You Will Love About This Job

As DevOps Architect, you will be a change agent and key member of Dell Digital & IT’s DevOps team as we transform our commerce platform. You will own architecting Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery products for Cloud Native Applications and Traditional Web Applications across Dell IT and enable adoption of end to end DevOps across application teams.

Responsibilities

Your success as a change agent across IT will be driven by your holistic view of DevOps including Test Driven Development, your ability to code and configure tools, and by your deep understanding of Cloud Technologies and ability to assemble and integrate technology across disparate platforms:

  • Research and develop best of breed technologies around automation across traditional web application as well as Cloud Native applications that leverage Pivotal Cloud Foundry PaaS Platform

  • Architect end to end CI/CD Solution for automating software delivery for Cloud Native Solutions deployable on Pivotal Cloud Foundry PaaS Platform

  • Architect end to end CI/CD Solution for automating software delivery for traditional applications

  • Design a container based CI/CD environment that will scale to support Dell IT’s evolution to cloud Native Application Architecture Delivery

  • Integrate Testing frameworks and tools to automate testing into Software Delivery

  • Work closely with Software delivery teams to evangelize DevOps culture and enable Automation for their applications

  • Act as a liaison with other Architects (security, infrastructure, EA and Application) and with delivery teams working primarily within an Agile and Pivotal methodology

  • Mentor delivery team technical leads and developers

Qualifications

10 years of experience in the IT field focusing on development projects and DevOps plus a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Our ideal Architect has a software development and DevOps background plus experience in cloud native technology and container solutions as part of 10 years of experience, including:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, and ability to discuss and defend Architectural decisions with a team of strong technical architects

  • .Net or Java/Spring application platform development

  • Designing DevOps solutions leveraging Docker/LXC containers and container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes

  • DevOps and Build Tools

  • Automation frameworks like Puppet and Bosh -- automating a real-world production environment

  • Ubuntu Linux administration and scripting, specifically with Ubuntu Operating System

  • Architecting end to end CI/CD solutions using popular Platforms like Jenkins or GitLab

  • Deep understanding of Microservice Architecture and REST based implementation of APIs

  • Strong scripting skills (Powershell, Python, Bash etc.)

  • Automated testing tools like selenium and JMeter

  • Strong experience in Source code repositories like Git and SVN

  • Experience in Cloud Native Application Architecture with working knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS).

  • Very good understanding of declarative programming based on YAML

  • Strong working knowledge of developing 12-factor applications

  • Candidates should be a technical domain expert, experienced with DevOps both as a philosophy and having implemented its ideas

Preferences

  • Strong preference for a polyglot programmer/Architect who is comfortable in various development environments including .NET Core

  • Experience in Pivotal Cloud Foundry or open source Cloud Foundry platform is desired

  • Master’s degree, ideally Computer Science or related is desired

Dell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.