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DevOps Automation Engineer Job

Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

PACCAR’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector.

Requisition Summary
The DevOps Software Engineer provides strategy and implementation services that enable Operations to achieve substantial cost reduction and business agility benefits through the use of DevOps and continuous delivery processes. The DevOps Software Engineer is responsible for technical leadership and delivery in our DevOps consulting engagements. The engineer assists in the development of enterprise DevOps strategies and leads parts of all of the automated application build and deployment process. Must have strong problem solving abilities, be able to work both at high and low levels of detail, have excellent communication skills and have experience successfully leading implementation teams.  This position will establish a reputation of strong technical product owner within the team and demonstrate influence at all necessary levels.  Must have a software developer background and experience.

Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Work with System Engineers, Developers, Architects, and DevOps engineers to design and implement automated solutions with CI/CD Pipelines for infrastructure and software build, deployment, and configuration.
  • Possess strong RESTful API design, including API versioning, backwards compatibility, and authentication.
  • Contribute towards automation/configuration management using Docker, Ansible, Terraform, or an equivalent.
  • Maintain code and scripting version control repositories and related systems supporting initiatives around “infrastructure as code”.
  • Be a technical resource for merge requests, assisting others in writing scripts, and answer questions about use of the infrastructure.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems with the build, deployment, and continuous integration process.
  • Leverage scripting languages to build automated solutions and integrations on an ad-hoc basis. Languages often include PowerShell, BASH, Perl and Python across both Windows and Linux systems.
  • Problem Solving in its many forms, from epic to the mundane.
  • Infrastructure Stewardship.
  • Reduce complexity wherever possible - Automate the handling of it everywhere else.
  • Develop Tools and Automation Software.
  • Design and Documentation of Cloud Architecture Solutions.
  • Perform Infrastructure Analysis, Anomaly Detection
  • Respond to System Performance and Security Events
  • Defend the System against Unsustainable or Unreliable Components
  • Compose Root Cause Analysis Reports
  • Ensures security is integrated into all architecture solutions to meet compliance standards.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent is required.
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills.
  • Design software and write/review code in C#/Python/Java.
  • Practiced in Predictive Reasoning about Complex and Distributed Systems.
  • 3+ years of DevOps experience.
  • Polyglot philosophy. Ability to code in various languages such as Python. 
  • Experience Configuring and Managing Infrastructure Components.
  • Experience with Systems Analysis and Triage.
  • Experience with Azure or other Cloud Services highly preferred.

A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent is required.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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