Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
The DevOps Engineer Specialist collaborates with software developers, quality assurance analysts, project managers, and other IT staff members to manage code releases and develop/maintain/improve the system platform and infrastructure, with a focus on automation of continuous integration/continuous delivery processes.
Support building new systems environments, and upgrading/patching existing ones, through use of automation tooling; build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning.
Design and implement build, deployment, and configuration management; build, maintain, and monitor configuration standards.
Build, maintain and manage continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) tools.
Handle code deployments in all environments.
Formulate and develop new ideas to improvement development delivery.
Develop ways to monitor system metrics, and improve system performance.
Develop and improve best practices in development, release processes; document and design various processes; update existing processes.
Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, technical trade school, or equivalent experience in a programming or analytical discipline.
- 3-5 years of experience in a DevOps or related role may indicate readiness but must demonstrate preceding role proficiency and a high degree of competency in the following areas.
- The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, have a strong attention to detail, and possess a passion for delivering a high-quality product for stakeholders. Adaptability, good communication skills, and a company and team-first approach are required to be successful in our evolving and highly collaborative environment. The candidate should be a problem solver, with an eye to the bigger picture and an awareness to make decisions with the best interest of Zayo in mind, ultimately taking ownership and responsibility for actions and outcomes.
- We strive to make our systems and processes better. To that end, we expect an awareness to identify and address issues before they become problems. We expect curiosity, a passion for continued and self-directed learning, as well as good reading and comprehension skills.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of:
Algorithms, data structures, data modeling, and distributed systems
Software development methodologies including overall roles, processes, stages, and value proposition of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
Git workflow including general code management, branching, committing and merging
One or more technologies or programming languages
One or more functional business processes that an IT system supports
Demonstrated ability to:
Navigate, work effectively, and propose improvements within several areas of the software development life cycle, including planning, analysis and design, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance
Assist and guide others technically through collaboration and pair programming.
Troubleshoot, identify and resolve advanced issues in a timely manner.
Take full accountability of written and reviewed code, write reusable and sustainable code and practice test-driven development and defensive programming to create a more stable deliverable.
Challenge existing code patterns and propose alternatives with justification of benefit/value of implementation.
Propose and deliver an optimal solution after understanding existing alternate options and overall system impact of implementing each option.
Can critically analyze and evaluate code of others as well as their own, provide constructive feedback, and contribute a positive influence overall within design and code implementation discussions or normal code reviews within a given domain.
Actively seek or take on complex problems within a project or domain.
Base salary range: $58,100-$85,000
Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) - Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary AIP which is based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee
Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
Fitness membership discounts
Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time