Senior DevOps Engineer


Chicago, Illinois

16 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Devops Engineer
Job Duration: 8 Months (Possibility of extension)
Job Location: Chicago, IL (Hybrid Anchor Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday)
Project Overview:
  • Contractor will work with Enterprise Azure team as a DevOps/Automation/Release Engineer working closely with GitHub Enterprise and Azure DevOps.
  • The team is responsible for administrating the CI/CD tools and developing self-service automation to aid application code deployment through multiple environments as well as some desktop processes through the various tools.
  • Seeking a candidate who is passionate about DevOps CI/CD and has the technical expertise to succeed.
  • The ideal candidate would have IAAC expertise to create Azure resources using TerraForm scripts, Code Migration / Release Automation experience within a medium to large enterprise environment.
  • Contractor’s Role: As a member of the team owning all of the Enterprise’s CI/CD tools, they will have the opportunity to design and implement features available at large-scale and enable developers to deliver safely at high speeds.
  • The devops engineer will create terraform scripts for resource creation in Azure cloud, design and support scalable deployment workflows utilizing a number of CI/CD tools and script infrastructure processes to enable self-service requests.
  • Ability to think analytically and troubleshoot escalated issues. Qualified candidates must possess a strong sense of leadership; strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, good technical abilities, and a can do attitude.
  • Quick to learn and apply knowledge.
Experience Level:
  • Mid-Level (3-7 years)
  • IAAC experience: Terraform scripting experience is must
  • Some Development experience: Azure cloud development experience using .NET, Java and now recently development experience
  • Candidate should have at least 2 years experience in:
  • Terraform scripting in creating resources on Azure cloud
  • Application release automation or code migrations utilizing GitHub, Azure DevOps or similar automation tools
Technical Understanding Of:
  • Azure application development using Azure webapps/Azure functions/logic apps etc.
  • Administrating GitHub Enterprise & Azure DevOps (permissions, API integrations, pipeline scripting, limitations, etc)
  • Docker
  • Experience with API integration with an eye for security
  • ITSM process experience utilizing ticketing tools like Remedy or Service-Now
  • Scripting using Shell, Python, PowerShell
Nice to Haves:
  • Experience installing and administering applications in Unix, Linux, and Windows environments including debugging and command line
  • Familiarity with web services, REST, SOAP, or AJAX, etc…
  • General networking/internet communication protocols
  • Extensive .Net Programming experience
  • Extensive Java JRE/JDK knowledge
  • Ability to code or script and understand existing scripts or logical workflows
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least one year of technical experience with multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications and network protocols or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter and works effectively with minimal direction
  • Creativity and thinking outside the box
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere
  • Detail and process oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Leadership skills to drive problem resolution
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively
Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Writing Terraform scripts for resource creation in Azure cloud environments, building Github CI/CD plans, Azure development
  • Modernizing, enhancing and automating the current systems to better suited for Azure cloud environment
  • Oversees the health of the above mentioned tools by keeping current with upgrades and patches and by resolving integration issues with associated tools.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $80.00/hr.

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