CI CD Cloud Architect

Location: Jersey City, NJ, United States
Date Posted: 22-01-2018
Job description: 

Position Summary 
Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) Cloud Architect to join the Business Productivity Tools team. Candidates are expected to leverage Agile and CI/CD to enhance and expand our cloud-based service offering that will empower our software development teams for success. Candidates are expected to provide infrastructure, build-and-release, and CI/CD expertise to software development teams across the firm, work with program teams to understand their requirements, and provide guidance on developer platform implementations. 

Principal Responsibilities 
• Work in an Agile software delivery methodology highly focused on developing, deploying and enhancing build pipelines for CI/CD requests and projects in the Cloud 
• Work collaboratively with support teams to troubleshoot and resolve Cloud based production issues including L1-3 support of CI/CD tools 
• Conduct R&D of available industry tools and Cloud-services 
• Work close with IT Architecture office forming strategy for on-boarding and future support of new tools and Cloud-services 
• Lead the development of CI/CD tool and process automation for improved orchestration and workflow capabilities 
• Oversee risk management functions such as reconciliation of vulnerabilities, security baselines as well as other risk and audit related objectives for the team 
• 24x7 on-call L1-3 support on a rotational schedule with other team members 
• Ensuring incident, problem and change tickets are addressed in a timely fashion, as well as escalating technical and managerial issues, by following Company’s ITIL processes 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills 
• Self-motivated and works well both independently and collaboratively 
• Strong comprehensive, analytical and problem solving skills 
• Communicates clearly and concisely, presents ideas in a user-friendly language and has strong presentation and interpersonal skills 
• Knowledge of good coding practices and improving code quality 
• Experience providing CI/CD solutions leveraging tools such as GIT, JIRA, Cloudbees Jenkins and Maven 
• Must possess solid experience utilizing Cloud services such as AWS and/or Azure 
• Strong working knowledge of software driven datacenter concepts such as Cloud automation, elastic computing, and storage services 
• Solid comprehension of Agile and one or more frameworks under the Agile umbrella such as Scrum or Kanban 
• Experience with coding/scripting languages must include Java, Unix shell, and either one interpreted language such as Python/Perl 
• Knowledge of front-end web technologies such as Javascript, AJAX, CSS and HTML is a plus 
• Experience with WebSphere 8.5, RAD and Eclipse is a plus 

Education, Training, or Certification 
• Bachelor’s Degree in a computer science or closely related field 
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