Principal Development Operations

  • Post date February 8, 2019
Job Description


Key Accountabilities:

  • Create an environment of continuous integration and delivery.
  • Create an environment that promotes early error detection during development and thrives on quality.
  • Develop and maintain a continuous and on-demand automated software build and release process on Linux and Windows.
  • Work with cross functional teams to drive and deploy improvement initiatives.
  • Improve provisioning, automation, configuration, integration, deployment and release processes
  • Work with team members to troubleshoot follow-through issues and actions and drive them to completion in a timely fashion.
  • Provide system admin for tools, such as: BitBucket, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence, and Coverity, Sonarqube, Artifcatory


  • Creates/Maintains DevOps roadmap.
  • Creates/Maintains software configuration management plans.


  • Brings new software technologies into the company.
  • Experience with Jenkins continuous integration server
  • Strong background in Fedora¬† Linux and Windows Administration
  • Creates/Maintains applications (utilities) for the project to improve team efficiency, such as hardware control for other engineering disciplines or automated data analyzers for software test.
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple software projects build, deploy, and test automation.
  • Must have the ability to take ownership for high complexity implementations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with GIT, Coverity, Sonarqube, Artifactory and Jira
  • Experience with Build tools such as Apache Ant, Make, and Gradle
  • Experience with VMs and VMware
  • A working understanding of code and script (Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl)
  • Experience with code coverage, such as lcov, jacoco and Emma, and integration with Jenkins
  • Experience with Ruby serialization using YAML
  • Experience with DevOps deployment management tools such as Puppet, Ansible, or Chef
  • Knowledge of compilers/interpreters (gcc, Java, Ruby)
  • Familiarity with Apache Mesos, Docker, or other container tools
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum development teams and working within an Agile cadence
  • Hands-on experience with managing systems in cloud environments

Budget managed (if applicable) N/A


Internal Networking/Key relationships:

  • TBD based on departmental/project needs



Min Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 10 years of related experience or Master’s Degree plus a minimum of 8 years of related experience or waiver based on experience.
  • Degree should be in a technical discipline such as Chemistry, Math, Physics, Engineering, or Computer Science. Proficiency with a personal computer and software packages.
  • Proficient in code languages (Assembly, C, C++, Java, C#, etc.) found in product development.


International Mobility: Required: no


Travel requirements:

  • <5% of time