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Senior DevOps Engineer (Azure)

Synectics Inc. in Chicago, IL, USA


$150,000 to $160,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


a strong technical/hands on individual who is comfortable with build Kubernetes clusters and Azure. The title can be Sr, Principle, Architect, we don’t really care it’s more about the skill level and their ability to drive projects to completion without much guidance.

As a DevOps Architect, you will be a key leader in the advancement of our Cloud SaaS platform. From setting strategy to building new pipelines and creating efficiencies through automation…you have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact to the business on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities
· Partner with Product Management, Development, and other key stakeholders to prioritize DevOps efforts and become a trusted advisor for ongoing and future business initiatives.
· Drive a process of meaningful continuous improvement. Identify and pilot new technologies, prioritize and track opportunities for optimization, and create a culture of innovation and collaboration focused on the success of our Cloud.
· Work side by side with your engineers, guiding critical projects, using your subject matter expertise to solve complex problems, and facilitating an environment where your team knows you’re willing and able to step in and help when needed.
· Take ownership of operational excellence, establishing and maintaining business focused KPI’s. Use these metrics not only as a basis for positive transformation, but also as a visible representation of your team’s success.
· Lead SRE efforts to resolve complex customer issues and improve overall reliability for core SaaS products.

Required Technologies · Excellent communication and collaboration skills. Must be able to go deep with tech resources while also being effective in collaborating at a higher level with Product Management and other key stakeholders.
· Strong analytical skills with the ability to drive reliability improvements and solve real-time complex customer issues.
· Proven success managing and optimizing CI/CD for an Azure based SaaS application.
· Hands on experience with common DevOps tools, including Azure DevOps
· Strong scripting skills with at least one of following: PowerShell, Bash
· Experience with configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Terraform.

· Working knowledge of version control / source code management tools
· Experience working in an agile software development life cycle
· Strong knowledge of both Microsoft and Linux server environments
· Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server
· Strong knowledge of IIS configuration and management
· Working knowledge of local and wide area networking and associated technologies, e.g. switches, routers, firewalls, VPNs
· Strong understanding of security principles
· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar area of study
· Preferred experience
· Experience implementing ChatOps or similar enabling technologies
· Experience with Kubernetes or other container based technologies

Synectics Inc.

About Synectics Inc.:

Synectics is one of the nation's foremost consulting firms, working with a client base that includes some of the leading institutions and Fortune 500 corporations in the United States. We seek to bring the most highly qualified professionals to assignments that they will find challenging and fulfilling. We also seek to justify our clients’ expectations that every Synectics consultant will bring the highest possible effort to their endeavors every day. Our success has depended on our consistent ability to achieve both of these goals.

Synectics serves an extremely diverse client base which represents an equally diverse range of industries and institutions. The technologies we support have always been responsive to this extremely broad spectrum. In order to fully engage with this continually changing commercial and technological landscape, our employees must draw on their own varying interests, skills and backgrounds. This insight, reflected in our daily practices, has always been our fundamental strength as a company, and it continues to serve us well in all our efforts.

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Posted date: 22 days ago

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