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SOFTWARE ENGINEER WITH DEVOPS EXPERIENCE

Description:

SphereAccess empowers companies to connect their everyday operations with the top line and the bottom line and open new markets and connections anywhere around the globe. SphereAccess has a number of platform capabilities including Supplier Relationship Management, Sourcing, Catalog Management, External Supplier Connections, Open New Markets, Profit Recovery, Diversity Spend ,and Analytics.

The Sphere team is seeking a Software Engineer with DevOps Experience. The Software Engineer will have a strong, technically diverse background with a technically agnostic mindset.  The engineer will be directly responsible for the infrastructure design and development of continuous deployment pipelines. The engineer will be directly responsible for development deliverables, and maintenance of high quality software components and applications. Software Engineer with DevOps Experience reports directly to the Director of Engineering.

Location: 

Denver, CO

Status:

Full Time

Day to Day:

  • Establish best practices in continuous integration and continuous deployment among a variety of internal and external software solutions.
  • Help build and foster an open standards approach to the development lifecycle.
  • Assist in designing container based architectures for the transition of reporting and manufacturing analytics to cloud based deployments.
  • Promote strong quality control practices through continuous integration and continuous deployment implementations.
  • Work with remote teams to deliver complex and cutting-edge software solutions for a growing business.
  • Develop significant technology initiatives end to end and across multiple products while owning the code base.
  • Uses best practices for software development within an Agile framework.
  • Deliver technical design and implement highly available, scalable, and secure web services with excellent quality
  • Partner with other groups both inside and outside of Sphere Access for cross-functional design and solution integration
  • Continuous learning, experimenting and applying cutting edge technology and software paradigms
  • Actively stay abreast of SaaS/PaaS trends and standards, recommend best practices and share learning
  • Pursue and resolve complex or unchartered technical problems and share key learnings

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of configuration management and engineering for large scale websites, ideally supporting an Agile development process
  • Deep understanding of version control systems (git), including branching and merging strategies
  • Experience working with cloud platforms (AWS/EC2, Rackspace Open Cloud, etc.) and cloud automation tools (Ansible, Chef).
  • Experience with software build tools (Maven, Gradle) and continuous integration tools (CircleCI, Jenkins)
  • Experience with Linux environments and scripting languages
  • Extremely proactive at identifying ways to improve things and to make them more reliable.
  • High attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills
  • Pursue and resolve complex or unchartered technical problems and share key learnings
  • Familiar with web development technologies like JavaScript, Angular, React.js,
  • Proficient in back end development languages such as Python or .NET
  • Familiar with various systems development lifecycles (SDLC, Agile)
  • Strong sense of OOP software design concept.
  • Exposure to relational database like PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc. and complex queries.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Self-learner, technology advocate eager to work on any challenge
  • Demonstrated capability in Prudential Leadership Competencies: especially Strong Moral Compass, Taking Appropriate Risks, Collaboration, and Execution

Team/Leadership Qualifications:

  • Team player possessing strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • “Self-starter” attitude and the ability to make decisions independently
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, complex technical environment.
  • High adaptability and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills. Communicates clearly, succinctly and persuasively to all levels of employees, customers and management (including executives)

To apply for this position, send a resume to developers@sphereaccess.com