Job Description - Cloud Devops Engineer in Chicago
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Cloud Devops Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_971584_1479494

Posted on 09 January 2023

Akkodis is seeking a Devops Engineer to join one of our Fortune 500 financial clients for a hybrid-onsite contract in Chicago, IL.

Akkodis is looking for a motivated and experienced technical leader to be a key player in changing how we deliver technology for our client's Wealth Management & Investment Services business. This person will have a direct and far-reaching impact on migrating a large portfolio of applications to Azure Public Cloud.

The role requires working across a broad spectrum of technology and stakeholders. There could not be a better time to join our team as we transform how we deliver technology and value for our customers.


• Partner with application teams in their journey to Public Cloud

• Key technical lead and liaison between application teams and enterprise cloud migration initiative

• Identify end to end DevOps solutions, leverage best practices and patterns

• Self-starter who can pick up new technologies/skills, be comfortable with ambiguity and drive initiatives forward

• Roll up sleeves and get teams over tricky CI/CD challenges

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

• Minimum 10 years of experience with developing and implementing applications and end to end solutions

• At least 5 years of progressive experience with the concepts and tools behind the design and implementation of best-in-class CI/CD, application monitoring and resilience on Public Cloud.

Preferred Skills/Experience

• Must have hands on experience deploying and running applications on Public Cloud (Azure, AWS) from Development through Production

• Very strong Interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication

• Proven track record with IaC, CI/CD/DevOps/DevSecOps, Test Automation, Supportability

• Core toolsets include Terraform, Ansible, Gitlab CI/CD, Jira, Splunk

• App Stack Exposure - .NET/Java/Spring, Docker/K8s. On-prem/Azure and/or AWS.

• Azure IaaS/PaaS expert experience. Define/create runtime environment, network, storage.

• Database experience - DML/DDL deployment for Microsoft SQL Server (must have), Cassandra (nice to have)

• End to end System Solutioning on Cloud for - Resilience, Security, Performance, Availability, Scalability

• Financial Services domain knowledge is highly desirable

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