Deloitte US Innovation, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lead Engineer in Houston, Texas
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And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.Location: Open (Virtual/Remote within continental US) US Innovation Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lead DevOps Engineer If you are fascinated about how cloud technology is transforming business, plan your next career move with Deloitte s US Innovation team.Deloitte s breadth, depth, and scale, combined with our relentless passion for innovation create powerful opportunities to help our clients and our own organization stay ahead of change, deliver impact that matters, and transform complexity and disruption into lasting value. Our Innovation team is already leveraging Artificial Intelligence, analytics and leading edge automation capabilities to transform how we serve clients and operate our business. Moreover, the team is also actively exploring nascent applications such as IoT, Blockchain and AR/VR. Work You ll Do: This role will focus primarily on AWS infrastructure and applications lifecycle. In this role you will work within the Cross Business Cloud Operation team to deliver a fully automated end-to-end infrastructure lifecycle management process. In your role as the Lead DevOps Engineer you will be responsible for the selection and implementation of tools and processes which enable rapid development and deployment of software infrastructure, tools, and systems. Your mission is to embrace continuous integration/deployment in a delivery pipeline that will perform automated quality checks, deploy cloud infrastructure quickly, and provide operational tooling and metrics that can be consumed by development teams. An ideal candidate for this role will have a blend of development and operational experience that provides them with a good understanding of the developers they are working with, while also balancing customer satisfaction and maintaining critical systems uptime. Responsibilities:Establish an automated DevOps infrastructure lifecycle management pipeline which delivers tooling for next generation systems management efforts (the Dev) and on-going production operations (the Ops). Cultivate a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery mind set.Ensure teams are provided a full set of DevOps lifecycle management tools by leading the establishment of appropriate tooling and processes that will result in a fully automated infrastructure and systems lifecycle management pipeline to include: operating system templates and repositories, tool and systems management workflows, automated deployment processes, configuration management for infrastructure and systems, and operational metrics/debugging information (to targeted teams).Partner with development and operations teams to develop practical automation solutions and custom modules. Troubleshoot automation issues and find practical solutions that move cyclical and project activities forward in a timely manner.Be a trusted automation and tooling advisor for DevOps initiatives by providing objective, practical and relevant ideas, insights and advice.Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve objectives; technically guide cyclical and project activities through to completion. Ensure deliverables are completed within target timeframes and are consistently of high-quality.Work with teams to bring continuous improvement to lifecycle management processes and tools. Develop and own infrastructure & system KPIs to ensure performance is measured against expected business outcomes.Ensure tools, infrastructure and systems are deployed, configured, monitored, measured, and supported in a manner that aligns with business service level objectives.The Team The US Innovation group supports Deloitte s strategic innovation goals. The group focuses on sensing emerging trends; incubating breakthrough technologies and solutions; driving and orchestrating the firm s digital transformation; and communicating to our people and the marketplace the vision and impact of the firm s innovation and digital transformation efforts. The group also works with firm leaders to help set, shape, achieve and then refresh - innovation goals. The US Innovation group is unique in Deloitte. Its focus is to rapidly identify, shape, experiment and incubate new business opportunities that leverage leading edge technologies. We operate as a cross-between an applied R&D (emphasis on Development), venture capital investor and a start-up. All team members are respected and called upon for their creativity, insights and ability to make an impact, regardless of title or tenure. And most are challenged to work on multiple projects at one time. The work is intense, fast-moving and highly impactful; but most importantly fun and rewarding for those with passion for innovation.Qualifications:Professional with minimum 5 years of relevant experienceBachelor s degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or relevant experience and accomplishments.Required Skills:Understand how to automate systems deployment for all lifecycles - from development through production within a Continuous Delivery model.Direct, hands-on experience with DevOps processes and lifecycle management tools.Strong experience with IaaS implementation in a cloud-hosted model AWS requiredExperience with SDLC tools, such as Jira, Bitbucket, Git, etc.Experience with APM/monitoring tools such as NewRelic or AppDynamics.Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet.Experience in developing and delivering infrastructure-as-code.Knowledge of networking, firewalls, load balancers etc.Working knowledge of Docker, containerized microservice architecture, and automated deployment/management of containerized applications. - preferredExperience with compliance programs like SOC1, SOC2. - preferredKnowledge of best practices for IT operations in an always-on, always-available service model.Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with business and technical teams.Excellent influencing and reasoning skills; good at conflict resolution and consensus building.How you'll growAt Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. 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