Lead DevOps Engineer in Dallas, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $90000.0 - $110000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Are you someone that enjoys a challenge in a development environment?  Do you have at least 10 years of experience in DevOps?  Have you ever lead a team of DevOps engineers while automating deployments and other functions?  Well than this may be the right fit for you.  We are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to join our client in a full time role, please feel free to apply today so we can get the conversation started to see if this is the right role for you!




This Lead DevOps Engineer will be a critical member of the growing DevOps team and will be responsible for Production Support and keeping our sites up and running. This will include automating deployments, configuration management and capacity management of the company’s production applications. This role will interact with all functions in the technology team to build out operational capabilities to support secure, scalable, fault-tolerant and cloud based web architecture.


  • Build, maintain, and troubleshoot one or more company products
  • Develop internal tools and processes to maintain stability and performance of our infrastructure Act as subject-matter expert for one or more company products
  • Gather, analyze, and report important IT system data
  • Provide feedback to developers regarding the status of various IT systems
  • Develop and manage product-related IT procedures Research, review, analyze, troubleshoot, and document product-related IT systems
  • Respond to and resolve production issues
  • Develop and document infrastructure standards
  • Provide product-related IT training Plan and successfully complete IT projects and goals
  • Automate repetitive tasks
  • Present ideas clearly to executives and personnel on levels of the development process
  • Help Define and establish common and advanced system administration functions


  • Extensive Production Support experience with Java and/or Python applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to produce usable and maintainable documentation
  • Proficient with standard IT concepts, practices, and procedures Intermediate programming and scripting knowledge
  • Ability to execute research projects and generate practical results and recommendations
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and drive to be successful; ability to work independently with minimal supervision or assistance
  • Strong problem-solving skills: innovation, collaboration, analysis, inductive reasoning Strong understanding of business processes and IT systems
  • Strong knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP networking and DNS
  • Experience with Tomcat, Redis, Solr, Nginx and Nirvana Messaging is a plus
  • Experience with Build Automation Tools like Maven, Gradle
  • Experience working with Docker containers and Kubernetes is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal, time management, project management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficiency in presentation of technical and business subjects to technical and non-technical audiences

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer!