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Senior DevOps Engineer

Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Azure DevOps Engineer

Cognizant Digital Engineering

Our strength is our people, and our ability to work together. We pride ourselves on the talent we are able to attract to our organization. We not only hire the best, but continuously strive to provide our associates with opportunities to work with innovative solutions and technologies, with premier clients across the globe. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is encouraged to craft significant solutions through true collaboration.

Cognizant digital engineering designs, engineers and delivers digital products and experiences that drive digital-first business models. We offer the most comprehensive digital engineering expertise and client-centric methodology for balanced innovation

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of end-to-end secure and reliable Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment CI/CD pipelines including version control, test automation and automated deployment using Azure DevOps products like - Azure Pipelines, Azure Repos, Azure Boards, Azure Artifact.
  • Lead efforts to implement continuous improvements to all areas of pipeline automation and infrastructure services in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of overall DevOps capability
  • Troubleshoot issues along the automated CI/CD pipeline in the various environments (Dev/Test/Production).
  • Focus on the development of automated infrastructure, continuous integration / continuous delivery pipelines, service pipelines and secure technology capabilities that drive application development velocity and improve access to infrastructure services.
  • Follow agile practices including Scrum and/or Kanban.
  • Azure DevOps Services Health Check and Monitoring
  • License management and chargeback of Azure DevOps licenses
  • Agents and Agent Pool Management (ensure the agents are always up and running) - Health Check, Monitoring, Patching, Maintenance, etc.
  • Able to Manage notification configurations from Azure or On-prem services
  • Audit and usage reports for different requirements/governance
  • Manage security policies for the Azure DevOps Service organization
  • Implement and manage security permissions for projects, repositories, pipelines, etc.
  • Implement and manage the artifact repository, available within Azure DevOps.
  • Good communication (written and verbal)

Skills and Requirements

  • 4 -7 years of Solid experience as a DevOps engineer integrating tools like Jenkins, GitHub, Artifactory, Urban code deploy (or other deployment tools)
  • 2-3 Years' Experience - designing, creating CI/CD pipelines for various technologies using Azure Devops.
  • 2-3 years' experience in Integrating Azure Boards, Azure Repo, Azure Artifacts and Azure Test Plans into CI/CD built using Azure Pipelines
  • 1-2 years' experience with integrating tools e.g. Sonarqube for code quality, Rapid7/Twistlock for container scanning, into Azure DevOps pipeline
  • 3+ Years' Experience in Containerization platforms such as Docker, Kubernetes & AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service).
  • Azure DevOps certification (AZ-400) - Big Plus
  • Extensive knowledge of Git version control system
  • Expert in different build tools like Maven, Gradle, MSBuild, etc. and integrating them into Azure DevOps using Azure Pipelines
  • Solid understanding of source management, application lifecycle management, build management and package management tools such as Git, TFS, SVN, Azure DevOps/VSTS, Visual Studio, ProGet or Maven.
  • Experienced in leading efforts to implement continuous improvements to all areas of pipeline automation and infrastructure services in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of overall DevOps capability.
  • Experience with secure scripting/coding, collaboration across multiple product development teams and complex troubleshooting across multiple infrastructure teams.
  • In addition, at least one (1) year focused in an automation, cloud, CI/CD or DevOps specific role.
  • Experience in any of the following scripting Languages: Shell, Perl, PowerShell, Ruby, etc.
  • Code management best practices such as branching, merging, and integration strategies.
  • Experience in using at least one of the configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet or Ansible.
  • Experience in Infrastructure automation using Terraform, ARM templates.
  • Administrative proficiency on Windows, Unix systems Linux (CentOS, or other flavor)
  • Good to have - CI/CD for Data and Database schema movement

Keywords: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Plano , Senior DevOps Engineer, Other , Plano, Texas

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