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Senior DevOps Engineer
Schaumburg, Illinois  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on January 22, 2022
Job Id #51769 Posted October 29, 2021


  • The DevOps Engineer is responsible for maturing the DevOps mindset within the agile teams using techniques such as Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery to provide quality products with seamless integration across Development, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Operations, and Release Management roles.
  • The successful candidate will be a servant leader who develops and supports a learning organization model through coaching, training, and mentorship.
  • The successful candidate will be one that can adapt as necessary for unintended consequences of this change initiative and one that understands the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team.
  • Documentation and community support are a part of this role.
  • Candidates will work in a DevOps team environment and are expected to work on both tactical and strategic assignments.
  • Since the team is very young in its adoption of DevOps principles there is still a fair amount of manual maintenance work.
  • Candidates are expected to handle the manual work while figuring out how to automate it.

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Project HEMI is part of a larger initiative called HCP (Healthcare Platforms), which is focused on building a cloud-based integration platform that unlocks data for consuming applications on digital and marketing channels adhering to standards of Security, Availability, Reliability, and Performance.

There are four key objectives:

  • Build a unified middleware platform
  • Achieve data isolation from “source of truth” systems so that we can adopt ELDM
  • Adopt an API first mentality to build discoverable, and reusable, domain-based microservices
  • Simplify API onboarding by providing self-service capabilities to the broader organization that help accelerate product development

Required Qualifications:

  • MUST be a strong DevOps leader and help drive the DevOps strategy and maturity of our digital products in an organization very immature in this space
  • MUST have strong Kubernetes administration and deployment experience
  • 5 years of IT experience on web-based products
  • 3 years of experience working on large scale, multiple team projects
  • 3 years of experience with Agile methodologies and Test Driven Development
  • 3 years of continuous integration experience (for example tools like Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Docker).
  • 2 years of experience in at least 1 high level programming language such as C, C#, C++ or Java
  • 1 years of experience with programmatic interaction with a relational database, preferably a recent version of SQL Server.
  • Be available for weekend production support, as needed (on rotation)
  • Extensive experience working on DevOps within the Azure public cloud.
  • Ability to lead and mentor other DevOps engineers on the team
  • Extensive Infrastructure as Code (IaC) experience, using tools such as Terraform
  • Configuration as code experience
  • Infrastructure experience
  • Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on DevOps within OpenShift
  • Experience working on DevOps within Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience working in a multi-cloud environment
  • Git (contributions on Github++)
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) experience
  • Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) experience
  • Database change automation experience
  • Real-time automated metrics and reporting experience
  • Experience using or automating some or all of the following technologies (sample):
  • IBM CDC, Attunity
  • Kafka (Streams, Connect)
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Sprint Boot, Batch, Cloud Config
  • Azure Key Vault
  • Azure Cosmos, Search, SQL, Data Lake Storage, Blob Storage, Redis
  • Azure Front Door, App Gateway, APIM, B2C
  • NodeJS, Apollo, GraphQL
  • Docker, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Databricks, Synapse
  • GitHub, Jenkins, Azure DevOps
  • Terraform, Helm
  • SonarQube, Fortify
  • Apache Maven
  • AccelQ, JUnit
  • Splunk, App Insights, New Relic, Grafana, Dynatrace
  • ServiceNow

Team and Team size:

  • Part of a team
  • Team Edison (15)

Nice to have:

  • We are looking for someone with DevOps experience on Public Cloud Infrastructure, preferably Azure Cloud.

Working Time:

  • 8 am to 5 pm CST

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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