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DevOps Engineer

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Expired: July 14, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $86,000 to $105,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time

Compensation: $86,000 - $105,000 (depending on experience)

Position Overview:
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) at the University of Minnesota is seeking a DevOps Engineer to implement and operationalize a solution to protect our privileged accounts and machine identities. Their primary responsibilities will include partnering with stakeholders across the IT UMN community, Identity & Access Management, and Information Security organizations to develop a collaborative strategy, architecture, process, and governance to manage the lifecycle of these privileged credentials.

We Offer:
University paid contribution (10% of your salary) to your retirement account - vested immediately.
22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays.
Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition.
Excellent and affordable health care benefits.
Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates.
Free disability insurance.
Annual merit increase program.

Job Responsibilities:
Collaborate closely with relevant stakeholders to understand their needs for a scalable Secrets Management solution that adheres to security policies and supports the University's broader security infrastructure and data protection roadmap.
Contribute to the successful implementation of an enterprise-wide Secrets Management solution, supporting the overall architectural vision.
Undertake operational duties, including troubleshooting and routine maintenance of the Secrets Management tooling and infrastructure..
Create comprehensive documentation and facilitate training sessions to promote effective use and adoption of the Secrets Management solution.
Collect and analyze service metrics related to machine identity and secret management.

*Please document qualifications on resume

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of related work experience or master's degree or a comparable combination of education, training, and/or experience.
Experience or working knowledge of Privileged Account Management or secrets management concepts and best practices.
Familiarity of DevOps best practices and CI/CD pipeline tools.
Working knowledge of one or more of the following: Linux and Windows systems administration, Azure, AWS, Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Ruby, Python, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Kubernetes, Bash.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Azure Key Vault, Hashicorp Vault, CyberArk, or other secrets management tools.
Solid experience working with one of the following Infrastructure-as-Code tools (Terraform, CloudFormation, Boto3).
Practical knowledge and hands-on experience with Kubernetes.
Good understanding and practical experience with networking configurations.


Working at the University

At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost

Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.


University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN
55400 USA



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