Senior DevOps Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Senior DevOps Engineer 

About Us 

At IHS Markit, we are building a software solution that connects data in revolutionary ways, illuminating answers that were previously impossible to find and empowering our clients to envision the future, so they can determine the best course of action in the present. We are disrupting the current digital transformation landscape with state-of-the-art AI developed by a passionate team explore and push the boundaries of digital transformation technologies.  

Our development team architect and design high-availability, scalable, and fault tolerant systems that are decoupled and easy-to-maintain. A core part of our development philosophy revolves around Microservices and the DevOps model. All our new products are developed using a microservice architecture, are containerized, and are then deployed on container management systems such as Kubernetes. The developers on our teams subscribe to a DevOps model where time-to-market functions as a vital measure of our performance, productivity, and success. We are committed to stay ahead of the curve and we are always looking at new technologies that can enhance our product offerings. 

Position Summary 

IHS Markit is seeking an experienced, driven, Lead DevOps Engineer based in Denver, CO who will report to the Executive Director of Software Development for our currently unreleased digital transformation solution. The Lead DevOps engineer is responsible for build-out, configuration, deploy, scale, orchestration, and monitoring to support infrastructure and our release pipeline for global commercial software platforms. You are in possession of a passion for container-based technologies, immutable infrastructure, and continuous delivery practices in deploying global, commercial software. You are also committed to collaboration and open to new and innovative ideas, technologies, processes of work. Furthermore, as a key member of our agile development team, this DevOps role brings expertise in IT best practices and operations.    

We believe in a method of working dynamically and collaboratively that supports freedom and responsibility, wherein the “you build it, you run it” philosophy is one that we value, promote, and enact on a daily basis. Our teams work in close collaboration with each other and we emphasize idea-sharing to foster productivity.  

The candidate must exhibit a passion for learning new diverse tools and technologies. The candidate must also be comfortable in driving Continuous Integration / Deployment initiatives, internally, and in the cloud. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Mentor and coach a team of DevOps Engineers 

  • Support the automation and streamlining of our infrastructure, operations and deployment processes. Champion for infrastructure as code.   

  • Support and maintain helm-based deployments and infrastructure for our Kubernetes clusters.  

  • Develop and maintain tooling and automation-based monitoring of production environments to provide proactive alerts on system health and reliability.  

  • Possess entry level background in Linux / Windows servers administration and have an ability to demonstrate bash shell and PowerShell CLI scripting.   

  • Assist in developing our microservice strategy, including design, technology decisions, and implementation. Container based services, experience with Docker and Docker-based deployment frameworks.   

  • Participate in the software development process as defined by the Agile Scrum process.  This includes participating in the requirements gathering process.  Experience with Rally Software is a plus.  

  • Troubleshoot and resolve root cause issues in our dev, test, and production environments.   

  • Serve as team member role in on-time, high quality delivery of products through the entire application lifecycle.   

Desired Qualities 

  • Eight (8) or more years of increasing responsibility in technical roles, with 3 or more years of experience as a DevOps engineer in an agile environment.   

  • Passion for DevOps – enthusiasm for new technologies and their potential to make an impact.  

  • A bias to action – a willingness to “jump right in” with an emphasis on producing results. 

  • Experience with public cloud services 

  • Knowledge and experience of CI/CD pipelines and architecture 

  • Good understanding of Agile/Scrum 

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Technology we use

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Location

Our neighbors are Ozo, Upslope Brewing Company and many rotating food trucks! Bike to work (yours or borrow ours), ample parking, bus stops nearby

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

Marj

Director, Business Development

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.

Jason

Product Management Director

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

IHS Markit Digital has provided me a unique set of opportunities, giving my career a healthy jumpstart. I joined as a college summer intern 3 years ago, and am now a full-time Product Analyst! I love the sense of community here, and value working with a leadership team who provides both a supportive and challenging work environment.

Gillian

Sr. Product Management Analyst

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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