DevOps Lead

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newark
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/12/2018 1:22 PM)
Job ID
Software Engineering
Position Type
Contract to Perm (Full-Time)
# of Openings


Project Scope

  • Establishing and leading DevOps & CI\CD transformations within the technology department
  • Uniting software development (Dev) with production and operations (Ops) into a single, integrated, and continuous Software Development Life Cycle
  • Establishing and managing a program of Agile / DevOps adoption and a culture of continual improvement across our projects and application teams
  • Educating and convincing our business units of the value gained from active participation in Agile / Lean methodologies and leveraging DevOps automation tools
  • Partnering with infrastructure teams to drive infrastructure improvements to better facilitate Agile / DevOps. The candidate will also partner with these teams in the delivery of critical metrics and dashboards that demonstrate adoption and productivity improvements including summarizing at a product team, department and divisional level
  • Ownership of the continuous integration, system infrastructure, monitoring and performance optimization
  • Become a go-to person for developers and operation teams on Continuous Integration / Delivery implementations
  • Helping evolve our existing architecture and adhere to standard methodologies and corporate standards for continuous delivery
  • Driving Technology-wide initiatives to significantly improve our testing and test environment management 
  • Reporting adoption and productivity improvements to management


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Financial Services experience (Mutual Fund background preferred) with a proven track record of delivering multiple projects on-time, on budget and within scope
  • 7+ years of overall experience with an emphasis on information technology
  • 5+ years of experience with agile development (Scrum, Kanban, etc.) and within an agile project team
  • 7+ years of experience leading transformational multi-functional IT initiatives
  • Ability to use industry standard build tools including: Maven, Ant, Gradle, MSBuild, Npm etc.
  • Continuous integration and automated deployment experience for multi-branched, multi-module projects using Jenkins or similar tools
  • Solid focus on code quality, related analytic tools and integration with Sonar
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks such as the xUnit family of testing tools and functional testing tools such as Selenium and WebDriver
  • Experience developing solutions using automation tools like Ansible and Puppet
  • Balancing multiple projects and collaborating closely with other development teams
  • Influencing skills that truly build commitment, cooperation and high performance
  • Superb communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Cloud computing concepts (private, public and hybrid) a plus


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