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Senior DevOps Engineer

Company: USAA
Location: Castroville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are seeking a talented Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer for our San Antonio, TX or Plano, TX facility. This person may also work remotely in a 100% remote work environment.USAA values a culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused results. The actual days' onsite are resolved between each employee and the employee's manager. The person selected for this role will have the opportunity to embark on an exciting journey of establishing the AWS Cloud platform for USAA Life Company and be a part of the Cloud Enablement Team. They will work with multiple cutting edge AWS Cloud Services and integration technologies to launch our Policy Administration Systems for Life Insurance and Annuities products. They will work with IaC tools and technologies to enable and support a variety of IaaS services for AWS or GCP. They will launch production ready platforms that encompass Public Cloud Control maturity, availability management and Cloud FinOps maturity. In doing so, we support USAA mission to serve military members and their families.Responsible for creating, modifying, maintaining, and supporting infrastructure and individual system components that enable business functions and IT Services. Balance availability, security, efficiency, and functional requirements to help provide an optimized production service. Identify and manage existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and ensure these risks are effectively identified and escalated to be measured, monitored, and controlled.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.About USAA ITOur most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million members who rely on us every day.We're proud of USAA's strong history -- and we're even more passionate about our future. That's why we have a team of supportive and collaborative hardworking technology professionals focused on doing more for our members. And why we're continuing to add innovative problem solvers to our team. With us, you'll find exciting challenges that inspire you to continue learning and growing.Tasks:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.
  • Independently designs scalable infrastructure, provides oversight and priority for system change - reserves execution for complex implementations, automates service delivery and maintenance tasks, provides direction and priority for monitoring and tooling activities.
  • Independently resolves complex production issues, and leads troubleshooting of end-to-end solutions that span multiple systems
  • Leads analysis of end-to-end system failures to identify opportunities across multiple systems
  • Independently experiments with new patterns and technologies
  • Helps establish and improve engineering best practices, concepts, and patterns
  • Understands the customer and independently identifies solutions and ideas for the customer and independently evaluates potential solutions
  • Mentor and coach junior engineers.Minimum requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in related field of study,
    • OR
    • 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required.
    • 6 years of infrastructure experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding within a specific discipline(s)/technology(s) to include 2 years' experience in Systems Operations environment supporting complex environment deployment and infrastructure management activities.When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.Preferred experience:
      • Rich in technical expertise and high curiosity to take calculated risks to move the technology forward to achieve business objectives with time sensitive delivery execution.
      • 7+ years of experience in large AWS Cloud Migrations and or establishing new Cloud environments for critical insurance applications.
      • 7+ years of experience designing and building of multi-tenant AWS Cloud IaaS Solutions employing design patterns of Serverless , events , messaging, distributed caching etc. using Spring, OpenShift , Kafka, BMC Control M
      • Proficient in building monitoring and alerting dashboards employing strong SRE principles.
      • Experience & understanding of multiple AWS technology and services like IaC, IAM, EKS,SQS, Fargate, Lambda , S3, Aurora, Secrets Manager, Qlik, Macie, Datadog etc
      • Demonstrates extreme accountability and zeal to experiment & learn with an passion to drive solutions.
      • Extensive experience with debugging and trouble-shooting enterprise applications across multiple stacks.
      • Motivates self and team members towards building a "One team" spirit with continuous improvement.The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.Compensation:USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is: $106,800 - $192,300* Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors. Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours. Benefits:At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals. Please click on the link below for more details.USAA Total RewardsRelocation assistance is Not Available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, San Antonio , Senior DevOps Engineer, Engineering , Castroville, Texas

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