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DevOps Engineer-GCP

Company: Applied Systems, Inc.
Location: University Park
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionApplied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a DevOps Engineer-GCP to join our team. The DevOps team delivers foundational components and has built a cross application deployment framework for Applieds portfolio of commercial software products. In this role, you will work in a collaborative Agile environment to develop, maintain, and support applications to build software, execute tests, and deploy releases for a variety of Applied-client facing products. You will be relied upon to investigate problems, research various solutions, and devise a work plan to solve those problems.--RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Documenting standardized processes for system deployment and management
  • Work closely with Software Development & Operations teams to provide fully automated deployment routines for production
  • Monitoring system activity and tuning system parameters for optimal performance, configuring communications with other platforms/networks, configuring/managing system security, and maintaining current release levels and patch revision
  • Work across functional (development, testing, deployment, systems/ infrastructure) and project teams to ensure continuous operation of all environments
  • Manage and maintain tools to automate operational processes
  • Work to continuously improve speed, efficiency and scalability of our systems and environments
  • Work directly with Agile Development teams to provide daily support aligned with a model of CI/CD
  • Build and maintain appropriate log gathering, system monitoring, and reporting infrastructuresQUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS JOB
    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years of DevOps or development experience for Linux or Windows distributed systems delivery using Google Cloud Platform, or large scale private cloud environment
    • Experience automating CI/CD processes, preferably with open source or commercial tooling
    • Experience with Kubernetes and Helm for container orchestration
    • Demonstrable proficiency writing automation scripts for the public cloud
    • Desired but not required:
      • CI/CD processes with GitHub, GitLab, Team Foundation Services or similar
      • Datadog monitoring
      • Database and data storage understanding
      • Package Management --WHO WE ARE
        • LEADING GLOBAL PROVIDER OF CLOUD-BASED INSURANCE SOFTWARE- Applied Systems develops the top two Insurance Agency/Broker Management software products in the world. In addition, we also provide innovative mobile apps, Data Analytics, Customer Self-Service, Insurer Connectivity & Rating, eServicing, Benefits Design, and CRM software products. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applieds people and products enable millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.
        • CLOUD SOLUTIONS & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES- We offer cloud solutions, 24x7 technical support, consulting, implementation, and education services.
        • AWARD WINNING TECHNOLOGY- We have been voted
          • 2020 Company of the Year (Stevie Award)
          • 2020 New Product or Service of the Year- 2 awards (Stevie Award)
          • 2019 Best Cloud-Based Software Solutions Provider in the insurance industry (2019 Corporate Excellence Awards)
          • 2019 Digital Service Provider of the Year (Business Excellence Awards)
          • 2019 Best Broker Software Management House (Insurance Times)
          • GOOGLES INVESTMENT IN APPLIED- Google/CapitalG made a minority investment in Applied that will spur AI, machine learning, and digital marketing innovation in the global insurance industry.
          • CLIENTS- We provide technology to over 160k users within insurance agencies, brokerages, and carriers throughout the US, Canada, the UK, and Ireland.
          • EMPLOYEES- Applied currently has 1,800+ employees across the US, Canada, the UK, and Ireland.--COMPANY CULTURE & PERKS
            • JOIN A GREAT TEAM- We believe that success comes from a dynamic working environment that offers professionals an opportunity to grow and succeed alongside extraordinary people. We encourage idea sharing, problem solving, and teamwork in our environment.
            • DIVERSITY MATTERS- We strive to create a positive workplace culture for those of different thinking, backgrounds, experiences, expertise, and individual qualities across our organization. We want the best and the brightest to be a part of a growing culture that embraces a sense of belonging.
            • RELAXED DRESS CODE- Applied allows for a relaxed dress code where jeans are permitted; we call this Dress for your Day.
            • FUN PARTIES & PERKS- Fun perks are a staple at Applied, including holiday parties with games and contests, summer celebrations employee appreciation events, art contests, employee discount programs, and more!
            • OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT- We are a growing company that offers career opportunities, and not just another job. Applied believes in growing our employees and promoting from within, offering many opportunities for professional advancement along the way!
            • CAREER STABILITY & LONGEVITY- Our average employee tenure is 9 years.
            • CULTURE OF RECOGNITION- Applied provides a culture of employee recognition with our Circle of Excellence program, and our internal social network recognition program.
            • APPLIED CARES- We have a culture that embraces and promotes volunteerism. Applied encourages our employees to help local charities and communities through the Applied Cares program--BENEFITS & REWARDS
              • BENEFITS FROM DAY ONE- Applied offers Medical, Rx, Dental, Vision, Virtual Doctors Appointments, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Critical Illness, Group Accident, and Wellness Incentives to ensure employees are covered from day one.
              • FINANCIAL PEACE OF MIND- In addition to wellness benefits, Applied offers traditional and Roth 401k options, with employer match. Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short and Long Term Disability, and Business Travel Accident insurance are also offered.
              • WORKLIFE BALANCE- There is more to life than work: that is why Applied offers benefits to help balance your work and home life. We offer competitive paid vacation time, personal/sick time, paid holidays, summer hours, paid parental leave, volunteer time off, and a free day off for your birthday!--TO LEARN MORE
                • Please visit AppliedSystems.comApplied Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Diversity and Inclusion is a business imperative and is a part of building our brand and reputation. At Applied, we are committed to recruit, develop, retain, and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.----#LI-Remote

Keywords: Applied Systems, Inc., Joliet , DevOps Engineer-GCP, Other , University Park, Illinois

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