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Lead Engineer -DevOps

Company: JC Penney
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Engineer -DevOps
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107896
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Dec 14, 2021
Lead Engineer -DevOps
JCPenney is seeking a Lead Engineer to help us manage, maintain, support, and monitor a highly reliable, scalable, and available eCommerce Cloud platform. This person will help us to push new features and bug fixes from development to production in a predictable, automated, low risk and agile manner. We are looking for candidates who are constant learners, who are self-motivated and motivate their peers, who are positive and pragmatic, who communicate and collaborate, who take responsibility and ownership, and who are driven by the quality and success of team.
Primary Responsibilities:
Automation of DevOps functions, including:

  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Cloud Engineering
  • Application Deployments, Blue-Green and Canary Release Deployments
  • Configuration Management
  • Containerization and site reliability
  • Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD)

  • Persistence Engineering, Caching and Storage solutions(SQL and NoSQL databases)

  • Set-up and automation of applications on public IaaS platforms and containers
  • On board new capabilities to the cloud platform in a timely fashion
  • Support defects and enhancement requests in a timely fashion
  • Deep Knowledge of operations engineering to innovate and influence operational approach
  • Engage in PoCs of new DevOps tooling to support changing requirements
  • Work collaboratively with a 24x7 Operations teams
  • Develop dashboards to monitor infrastructure and application
  • Mentoring and training devops resources
  • Having understanding of the architecture and system designing

    Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

    • Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent
    • 10+ years in DevOps functions, including strong hands on experience in:
    • Python and Shell scripting
    • AWS Cloud Engineering (particularly EC2, EBS, RDS, S3, ELB, VPC, CloudWatch)
    • Infrastructure-as-code (Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Jenkins or equivalent)
    • Containerization (Docker), orchestrated using Kubernetes and Docker Swarm.
    • Persistence Engineering (Cassandra, Neo4j, PostgreSQL, Solr, Hazelcast or equivalent)
    • Netflix OSS stack (particularly Zuul and Eureka)
    • Atlassian suite of products (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket)
    • Routing traffic using HAProxy and Akamai

    • Logging and monitoring tools like Splunk, ELK, Prometheus.

    • Leadership skills and experience in handling deliverables leading a team of engineers
    • Experience supporting production platforms
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrable understanding of DevOps and Continuous Delivery
    • Quick learner with a great can-do attitude, open to on and off-site training
    • Prior retail eCommerce experience is a plus.

      What you get:
      We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.
      About JCPenney:
      JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company's flagship store, JCPenney is one of the nation's largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
      For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.
      Job Title: Lead Engineer -DevOps
      Location: Plano, TX, United States -
      Job ID: 1107896
      J.C. Penney Company Inc.
      Plano, Texas

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