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Jr DevOps Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_914778_1465039

Posted on 20 September 2022
$90,000 - $10,000

Jr. DevOps Engineer 

CATEGORY Information Technology   DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

This position will be part of an agile development team building and working on defect resolution,

feature enhancements and new applications as part of large-scale software systems. This position will

be focused on facilitating build, release and environment orchestration processes for the development

and infrastructure teams. It will provide exposure to working with the various tools, technologies,

patterns, and practices of releasing and supporting enterprise software systems. These duties will be

performed under the guidance and supervision of the Manager, Application Support.

Essential Functions

  • Review and understand existing software systems and applications
  • Document and present continuous integration and build plans
  • Document and present continuous deployment plans
  • Manage access and development flow in version control systems
  • Coordinate access to shared environments with multiple project teams
  • Document and present evidence of software changes to support change governance
  • Develop and maintain reporting around the delivery process for software and systems


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to use one or more CI/CD management platforms
  • Ability to understand and communicate SDLC principles
  • Ability to understand and communicate common software architectural components, and their

deployment and operation (examples, Web Applications, Web Services, Databases, etc.)

  • Ability to understand and communicate common concepts of version control systems
  • Ability to design and present clear development plans for executing changes to software systems
  • Ability to implement infrastructure as code
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Attention to detail, and ability to identify problems
  • Ability to work with Software Developers and Infrastructure Engineer to understand the

requirements of assigned work

  • Ability to work with QA Analysts to understand defects reported against assigned work
  • Azure DevOps platform tools. Repos, Work Items and Pipelines
  • Build processes for Microsoft .NET and .NET Core (C#)
  • Build processes ASP.NET, MVC
  • Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools build and deployment processes
  • JavaScript/ECMA/TypeScript build processes
  • Build processes for Web Client Frameworks and Package Management (Angular/React/Node.js)
  • Source Control, TFVC, Git
  • Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core
  • Windows Server, IIS Hosting Environments
  • Good understanding of Microsoft cloud computing technologies, with demonstrated hands-on

experience building, configuring, and deploying Azure Workloads

  • Knowledgeable on deployment and configuration of one or more of the following Azure


  • Azure Core Platform (Compute, Storage, Networking)
  • Azure Data Platform: SQL, Azure DB, Data Factory, Azure Data Lakes, Cosmos DB, HD

Insights, Redis Cache

  • Azure Compute and Media Services: VM, App Service, Batch, API Apps, CDN, Mobile Apps
  • Azure Integration Services: Event Grid, Service Bus, Logic Apps, API Management
  • Azure Identity and Authentication: Azure AD, Azure IP, Azure AD B2C

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree Business Technology or similar degree required


National Western Life provides high quality insurance products on a global basis to meet the financial security needs of well-defined market segments. We provide professional and friendly service to our policyholders and agents and are responsive to the needs of our employees, shareholders and the community.

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