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DevOps Engineer


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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

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Job Summary

The Application Operations department is responsible for enabling critical automation capabilities across Farmers IT. This team develops and executes the enterprise-wide automation strategy for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. Provides high level of expertise in the design and functionality of business applications Understands the business objectives and how best they can be supported by IT Responsible for the conceptual design of business applications; Reviews and validates the technical design for business applications provided by the supplier Performs quality review checks on project deliverables Validates suppliers estimates; Performs impact analysis of application changes across various components Estimates Rough Order of Magnitude to implement new application functionality Specifies / recommends integration and parallel testing criteria Supports the implementation activities, as required; Mentors lower level colleagues


Essential Job Functions
• Build out the Enterprise CI/CD pipelines at scale, working closely with the Application Development, Infrastructure Operations, and Information Security Departments.
• Drive adoption of DevOps in areas across the company where it has not been embraced
• Provide technology solutions for blockers in development/test processes and environments.
• Create metric baselines and measure progress across the Enterprise.
• Conduct maturity assessments within business verticals and evangelize DevOps best practices.
• Keep our pipelines technically current and relevant. Interact with the Enterprise Architecture team for alignment on solutions.
• Lead independently, working across Applications, Infrastructure, Security, Monitoring, etc. teams to deliver new capabilities.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent, relevant experience.High school diploma or equivalent required.


Experience Requirements 

5 years of experience in application development / testing or business / system analysis role or 1 year of experience as an Application SME Level Il.


Special Skills Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience
• 5+ years prior IT Experience including, not limited to:
o Building complete CI/CD pipelines
o SDLC planning, building, testing, and deployment
o Experience with metrics and monitoring specific to DevOps (MTTR, MTTD, etc.)
o Version Control tools like GitHub
o Build Tools like Grunt, Maven, Gradle, Groovy, Jenkins
o Test and vulnerability tools like Selenium, Veracode, SonarQube, CA Service Virtualization
o Orchestration, configuration, and repository tools like Terraform, Ansible, and Artifactory
o Cloud experience with onboarding applications in AWS, Azure, or OpenShift
o Languages like Python, Node.js, Bash, or Java
o Ability to work in container tools such as Kubernetes and Docker a plus
o 3+ years working in an Agile, DevOps environment

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

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