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DevOps Engineer

Company: WTW
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

WTW is seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our team. We are looking for the very best talent, and if you are passionate about what you do and welcome new challenges, we want to meet you.As a full-time member of our DevOps team, you will be responsible for automating build, infrastructure, and software configuration management related tasks. You will also be responsible for building out our continuous integration platform across several software products.This role will work closely with both Software Development and IT Operations groups to ensure that teams are empowered, software is deployed quickly, and deployments are up to organizational standards. This position reports to the Global DevOps Leader.Note: Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.**The Role**What you will do:+ Design, develop, maintain, and support high-quality in-house software build systems for Enterprise class software+ Design and maintain automated pipelines to continuously deliver value to clients+ Provide design, implementation guidance and tutoring as necessary to other team members in best practices, tool use, and DevOps principals+ Designing, training, and implementing source code control management best practices+ Creation and maintenance of an automated build/release scripts and plans+ Works independently and within project teams to provide guidance and recommendations to business stakeholders and management for risk remediation+ Communicate effectively with members of software development and other project related groups to ensure processes and project objectives are met+ Contribute and review ongoing improvements of the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for DevOps best practices+ Requires some after-hours release support, so a flexible time schedule is required**The Requirements**+ 2 years of experience as a DevOps/SCM engineer, or in a position with similar skill sets and responsibilities.+ Experience building .NET applications using build tools like Team City, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, MSBuild.+ Experience using a scripting language such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell.+ Proficiency with Windows operating systems.+ Strong knowledge of n-tier web applications.+ Knowledge of Desired State Configuration technologies such Puppet, Chef, SCCM/SMS+ Capability to support a software development teams' timelines and targets.+ Capability and desire to be a strong team player.+ Experience establishing standards and procedures and advocate best practices.+ Familiarity with change management systems and processes+ Familiarity with principles of continuous integration and the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).+ Strong knowledge with Continuous Delivery Concepts.+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.+ Analytical, creative, adaptable, resourceful, innovative, and imaginative and fun+ Strong problem-solving skills required, and ability to follow through to completion+ Customer focused and commitment to best-in-class processes and procedures.**Bonus:**+ Experience with Azure supporting IaaS and PaaS software implementations.+ Experience with Cloud Native applications (Kubernetes, Docker)**The Team:**The DevOps team spans multiple programs/products and it highly visible in the organization. We can work across those teams, Information Security, Cloud Enablement, and Information Technology to make the right decision. This highly collaborative environment allows you to build a network of intelligent people you can reach out to when necessary. We value work-life balance and encourage stepping away from the keyboard to enjoy life. The team is all remote, so your location isn't very important as long as it's in the United States.**Compensation and benefits information for this position is being included in accordance with requirements of the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Please note that the salary range listed relate specifically to roles located in Colorado and that salary ranges for similar positions located in other Willis Towers Watson locations may vary. In addition, salaries may vary for different individuals in the same role based on several factors, including but not limited to individual competencies, education/professional certifications, experience and performance in the role.****Compensation**The hourly rate or salary compensation range being offered for this role is $110,000-140,000. This role is also eligible for an annual 10% bonus.**Company Benefits**WTW provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):Health and Welfare Benefits: Medical (including prescription coverage), Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Commuter Account, Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Group Accident, Group Critical Illness, Life Insurance, AD, Group Legal, Identify Theft Protection, Wellbeing Program and Work/Life Resources (including Employee Assistance Program)Leave Benefits: Paid holidays, annual Paid Time Off (includes paid state /local paid leave where required), Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, Other leaves (e.g., Bereavement, FMLA, ADA, Jury Duty, Military Leave, and Parental and Adoption leave)Retirement Benefits: Contributory pension plan and Savings Plan (401k). Certain senior level roles may also be eligible for non-qualified Deferred Compensation and Deferred Savings Plans.**_Willis Towers Watson may be subject to mandatory employment-related COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Therefore, to the extent any such mandates apply, you may be required to certify and provide documentation of full vaccination against COVID-19 if you are hired in the U.S. If you accept an offer from WTW and are subject to a mandate but are unable or unwilling to be vaccinated because of medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, you may request a medical or religious accommodation. If you require an accommodation, the Company will evaluate your request and work with you to identify reasonable alternatives to vaccination, if available_****EEO, including disability/vets (https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/1240/2021/06/14082050/EEO-Policies-for-WTW-Careers-site-2021.pdf)**

Keywords: WTW, Buffalo , DevOps Engineer, Engineering , Buffalo, New York

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