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Sr. DevOps Engineer


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Johnson Controls
Irvine, CA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Sr. DevOps Engineer

About the Job

What you will do:


As development operations
(DevOps) engineer for Johnson Controls Integrated Offerings cloud platform and
solutions, this position leads in the upfront staging of development to
implementation and sustaining production operations for new to market, highly scalable
multi-tenant cloud platform technology products and features.


The DevOps Engineer will
have a strong technical background including a combination of both development
engineering and IT skillsets and is responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing
and fixing environment issues, and developing the monitoring solutions and
tools which will automate daily operational activities.


The ideal candidate will be
detail-oriented, able to work independently and juggle multiple tasks. The
individual must be able to identify problems before they happen, dig deep for
root causes and implement solutions that prevent future occurrences. This role
will require that the individual hit the ground running and will usually
require coordination between and across multiple development and IT support


Candidate must be
proficient in working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
requiring strong communication and teamwork skills as well as the ability to
adapt to shifting priorities and differing business unit and sometimes
geo-specific processes and customer types.


This position has global
responsibility for assigned projects, and reports to the Director of


How you
will do it:

  • Delivers
    quality development operations planning, analysis, implementation to
    ensure timely release of functional, high quality Integrated Offerings
    products & services.

  • Defines
    system and service configurations, installation and support strategies of
    system components (at both site and enterprise levels) for implementation
    and maintenance support.

  • Provides
    expert system troubleshooting, analysis and problem solving across
    platform and applications and will be expected to participate in on-call
    escalations to troubleshoot customer facing issues.

  • Develops
    and provides technical documentation and training materials for Level I-2
    support teams (production operations).

  • Constructs,
    maintains and tests staging systems to validate product/feature
    functionality as well as load testing of system using various test

  • Provides
    staging validation of customer deployments to validate specific customer
    functionality and configurations.

  • Delivers
    on-site deployment support as needed for new customer installations.

  • Develops
    automation and processes to enable teams to deploy, manage, configure,
    scale and monitor their applications in data centers and in cloud.

  • Works
    closely with developers to ensure a successful release to QA and
    production environment.

  • Pro-actively
    looks for ways to enhance the functionality, reliability, operation of the

  • Builds
    and manages state-of-the-art monitoring and log analysis tools providing
    teams with insights into the health and performance of our servers.

  • Works
    with open source configuration management tools extensively

  • Identifies
    and addresses Security requirements.

  • Adheres
    to quality operations practices and drives development of tools for
    improving Integrated Offerings operations team efficiencies.

What we look for:


Bachelor’s degree in
computer science, engineering or related field, with 7 year’s related
experience as a DevOps or systems administrator/engineer in 24X7 uptime
environment, or a minimum of 15 years relevant experience with a high

school diploma. Minimum of 7+ year’s system administration
experience. Expert knowledge of system administration
and security protocols for client/server environment deployed
using Windows and working knowledge using Linux.

  • Expert
    knowledge of and hands-on expertise in the Hashicorp suite of products
    (with an emphasis in Terraform for Infrastructure as Code) and Ansible for
    Configuration Management]

  • Must have
    very strong Containerization and Container Orchestration experience using
    the Docker/Rancher toolsets.  Kubernetes experience is a plus.

  • Solid
    understanding of software development life cycle, test driven development,
    continuous integration and continuous delivery

  • Solid
    understanding and experience working with high availability, high
    performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments

  • Strong
    ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to
    application stack traces

  • Experience
    with containerization and orchestration of web services.

  • Experience
    with Git version control systems

  • Experience
    in development with scripting languages

  • Experience supporting the following
    Datastores/Databases: MS-SQL server, MySQL, MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra

  • Knowledge of graph databases such as ArangoDB or Neo4J
    is a plus

  • Working
    knowledge of related technologies including encryption, IPsec, VLANs,
    VPNs, routing, firewalls, proxy services, LAN/WAN connectivity

  • Experience with cloud vendors such as AWS and their

  • Knowledge and experience with Hadoop is a plus

  • Strong
    hardware and software diagnostic skills

  • Project
    and system planning experience is essential

Johnson Controls is an equal
employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as
a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected
by law. For more information, please view
EEO is the
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