Davita Sr. Dev Ops Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Position DescriptionGENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:As a member of the Enterprise DevOps Team, the DevOps Engineer is expectedto work with Dev, QAand Production Operations to serve as a technical SME responsible for the ITOperations Platform as a Service offering.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: NoneESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectationsof this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.* Design, build and execute against DaVita's Platform as a Service(PaaS) offerings* Ingrate and help define requirements for DaVita's Infrastructure as aService (IaaS) offerings* Automate infrastructure and platform service offerings* Create the design, implementation, and ongoing management of systemsthat deliver against strict requirements for functionality, scalability,performance, and reliability.* Serve as a top-tier technical escalation point for critical pre-productionissues and drives escalation/resolution of problems into Development,QA, and Operations teams.Apply best practices of CI/CD- Continuous Integration andContinuous Delivery(puppet/chef)* Collaborate with development to design in-house monitoring tools/softwarefor managing the SCM and Development Operations environments.* Adopt, customize and implement industry standard DevOps policies andDevOps procedures.* Provide Sr. Management with metrics and other reporting materials for theexecutive team.* Work closely with strategic planning groups to provide future technologiesdirection that fits executive vision.* Develop and define process and procedure to proactively manage allpre-production and production environments.* Work with multiple in-house external Software Configuration Management(SCM) teams enterprise-wide to assist in new architectural needs andoptimize existing environments to improve workflow and productivityHere is what you can expect when you join our Village: A "communityfirst, company second" culture based on Core Values that reallymatter.Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the nationalaverage.Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths tohelp you reach your potential.Performance-based rewards based on stellarindividual and team contributions.A comprehensive benefits package designed toenhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.Dedication,above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure acrossQualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation, licenses, certifications, and experience requiredto fulfillthe essential duties, include computer skills as required.* Technology related bachelor's degree preferred.* 5 years of senior level server administration experiencein a large-scaleproduction environment.* Strong understanding of development workflow and process.* Strong understanding of quality assurance methodologies,workflow, andprocess.* Deep understanding of centralized (n-tier) anddecentralized(client/server) environment models.* Deep understanding of database management, database serverclustering anddatabase instance management.* Extensive experience using virtualization technologies toenhance velocity ofpre-production lifecycle environment.* Proven ability to conceptualize and implement anewarchitecture/infrastructure based off a BRD (Business RequirementsDocument).* Experience with deployment configuration and automation.* Expertise in building scalable, high performance systemsthat supportentire pre-production lifecycle.* Ability to rapidly assess, analyze, and resolvecomplicated issues withlittle initial information or direction and withvarying degrees of ambiguity.* Proficient in scripting languages.* Ability to prioritize and delegate responsibilities formultiple competingpriorities in a fast-paced environment.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Ability to work well with people and be both highlymotivated and motivating.* Strong presentation and leadership skills.About Information TechnologyThe I