Farmers Insurance Careers

DevOps Engineer

Mercer Island, Washington
Information Technology

Job Description

Requisition ID: 180008GV
We are Farmers! 
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. Start your career at Farmers today! 
Job Summary 
As a Systems Engineer in our Operational Support team, you will be designing, developing and supporting solutions that facilitate highly scalable, and secure systems/infrastructure. In this role your responsibilities will be technically broad. You’ll leverage your knowledge of cloud services, operating systems, networking, security and software development to achieve the company’s goals.  You will begin your career working as a member of a project team responsible for defining the Operational Support model for a new cloud-based system as well as implementing automated scheduling and monitoring protocols.  Once the platform moves into production, you will have primary responsibility for monitoring and supporting the platform and all associated integrations.  You will collaborate across multiple suppliers and business teams to ensure all internal SLAs are consistently achieved.
Essential Job Functions   
  • Partnering with an external provider, understand the provisioning, installation, dynamic configuration, monitoring and maintenance of services in the hosted cloud environment
  • Adhere to sprint schedules utilizing Scrum methodologies
  • Embrace new ideas that produce outstanding results for our customers through collaboration
  • Work in a collaborative environment with multiple internal and external teams across multiple time zones
  • Use monitoring systems to detect service/security issues and diagnose/fix them to achieve the highest levels of system availability, performance, and security
  • Design, develop, test, debug and implements operating systems components, software tools and utilities.
Physical Actions 
Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.
Physical Environment 
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.
Education Requirements 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience 
Experience Requirements 
  • 3+ years of experience with AWS or other cloud providers
  • 3+ years of experience within a DevOps practice
  • 3+ years of experience with Infrastructure (server scope, design, testing, etc)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/ Delivery
  • Programming skills including Java, Powershell scripting, and C#
  • Experience with webservices/API (REST/JSON)
  • Ability to provide well written documentation and training to other team members
  • Open to being challenged and willing to continuously learn and improve

Nice to Have:
  • Experience with Mulesoft ESB
  • Experience with Informatica ETL
  • Ability to configure, optimize and monitor services and/or servers at scale
  • Understanding of relational database and SQL technologies.
  • Passionate about code and data quality, a rigorous approach to problem solving
  • A strong preference for collaborative teamwork
  • Experience with automation tools including Git, Chef, and Selenium
  • The ability to pick up new technologies quickly and rapidly deep-dive
  • Experience with production SAAS cloud hosted environments
  • Experience in Life Insurance industry
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 10/25/2018