Sr. DevOps Engineer

Posted on Aug 28 1198 views San Francisco, CA

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Description

Avail (affiliate company of Allstate) is a new car sharing platform focused on improving mobility and reducing the cost of car ownership. We give car owners a way to earn extra income from their idle cars and connect drivers with a convenient, affordable way to drive a car when they want. A Senior DevOps Engineer at Avail is accountable for working on platform architecture and infrastructure for our car sharing product. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Help to build a collaborative DevOps strategy and partnership with local and remote development teams 
  • Building best-in class service engineering capabilities in the DevOps team. 
  • Responsible for the Engineering Operations, including software and tools needed by the Engineering organization to deliver high quality software. 
  • Helping to design and develop high-performance, scalable software solutions based on big data and distributed infrastructure   

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • This job may have supervisory duties 
Job Qualifications

Education and Experience  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline  
  • At least 5 years of experience of software engineering experience in a consumer environment 
  • 8+ years of DevOps related experience  

Functional Skills 

  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written.  
  • AWS expert, NodeJS, Microservices, Containerization, Orchestration, RDMS and non-relational datastores, 

Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery 

  • Experience in professional services consulting delivering large transformation services and experience 
  • Experience with agile planning, deployment, integration, test/validation, and configuration custom software across multiple DevOps tooling platforms 
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or similar) and experience in automation by scripting in Bash, PowerShell, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript, and Python 
  • Expert level experience with Jenkins 
  • Strong practical administration skills in Cloud and Virtualized environment (AWS, Azure etc.) and experience in cloud management technologies, specifically with the AWS, Azure and etc. 
  • Strong technical expertise including distributed systems, server-side Java, C++, NodeJs, and mobile development 
  • Shown experience shipping a high quality third party developer platform 
  • Experience with web services and web application/services development 
  • AWS expert, NodeJS, Microservices, Containerization, Orchestration, RDMS and non-relational datastores, 
  • Workflow flexibility and strong teamwork skills 
  • A natural aptitude for teaching and learning from others in a collaborative team environment

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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