DevOps Engineer

Devops in Detroit, MI

Posted 2019-06-24

Don’t just dream about What’s Next – build it!

Nexient specializes in bringing a “Product Mindset” to our work, using small, nimble teams, Agile thinking and other techniques from product development to build great custom software people love to use.

And as America’s leading 100% US, 100% Agile software services partner, we’re building it here instead of sending tech jobs offshore.

People are noticing.

Our clients include some of America’s favorite brands in retail, healthcare, financial services and more – but also some very cool product companies you may not have heard of yet. We’re recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor, HfS Hot Vendor and the only 100% US tech company in the World’s Top 100 Outsourcers. You might have read about us in The New York Times.

Nexient combines:

Silicon Valley innovation (through our Bay Area innovation hub, and network of startups and emerging technology partners)
Scalable, Midwest delivery (with 65+ Agile teams in high talent cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Onsite collaboration (with product managers and other key roles working face-to-face with client teams around the country)
Nexient is looking for an experienced Sr. DevOPS/Automated Engineer to join our team at Ann Arbor, MI

Come build with us!

Role & Responsibilities

Participates in the integration of projects into operations including instrumentation, automation, standardization, and methods/procedures.
Assists in defining DevOps and quality guidelines and standards across the enterprise.
Design, develop and implement DevOps solutions, based on the set of standards and processes which establishes consistency across the enterprise.
Write complex code, building infrastructure as code, work with immutable “cloud” based environments, and build the supporting automated tool sets to test and deploy the systems developed.
Participate in the development of contingency plans including reliable backup and restore procedures. Identifies and assists in the development of disaster recovery plans with service providers and network carriers.
Ensure adherence to security best practices and guidelines. Has a proactive mindset to security.
Evaluates new application packages and tools and performs research on best practices.
Help in developing solid performance engineering and test automation solutions for complex projects.
Participate in legacy application porting to Cloud.
Job Requirements

8+ years of experience in areas of Software Configuration Management, Version Control, Build and Release management, Change management, Cloud Integration
In-depth knowledge of OpenShift container platform, Kubernetes, Docker
In-depth knowledge of DevOps management methodologies and production deployment Configurations
Experience with Jenkins as Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment Tool and strong expertise with Ant and Maven Build Frameworks
Automated application deployment in the cloud using Docker technology using Elastic Container Service scheduler.
Created and managed a Docker deployment pipeline for custom application images in the cloud using Jenkins.
Experience in working with automation tools like CHEF, GITHUB, PUPPET and ANSIBLE

Passionate about software development
Confident in speaking up and being yourself
Innovative/Pioneering spirit
Driven to deliver solutions that delight customers
Passionate customer advocate
Flexible, comfortable with change
Quick learner seeks out new skill sets required for success
Benefits & Perks:

Company sponsored health, dental, vision insurance and flexible spending account (FSA) for employees and their families including domestic partners
Paid Vacation Time and company holidays
401K plan
Lunch & Learn
Passionate, collaborative and awesome co-workers
World class training and career mentorship

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Company summary

Nexient is America's largest 100% US-based software services provider, with core strength in agile development and transformation at scale.


Pet and life insurance; FSA account; lunch and learn opportunities; employee and family social events.

Tech Stack

JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, Node, Java, NoSQL, MongoDB, Unix, Linux, Sass, Jenkins, GraphQL, REST, JSON, HTML, CSS, Jenkins, Git

Interview process

Phone screen, Tech Screen, Onsite

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