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Sr Software Engineer- DevOps Cloud (Azure)


About this role:

The Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) is responsible for developing Gartner’s capabilities in automating and streamlining IT infrastructure processes and DevOps tasks while improving Gartner’s self service capabilities using public cloud platforms and open-source technologies. The Sr. Software Engineer role with the CCoE will play a key role in the direction of the cloud automation, enabling development teams, DevOps teams and ensuring operational uptime of cloud-based software built by internal teams or third parties.

What you will do:

  • Build, develop and coach a team of engineers in support of cloud-based solutions.

  • Responsible for research, architecture and development of patterns to enable services on Azure.

  • Hands-on experience with Azure Infrastructure and Azure Kubernetes Services required

  • Strong background in patterns for AKS architecture and associated configurations like AGIC, CNI, Istio and Nginx required

  • Candidate should be able to develop security controls within the Kubernetes environment

  • Experience with infrastructure as code using Terraform and/or ARM required.

  • Hands-on experience with various CI/CD tools like Jenkins and Azure DevOps.

  • Hands-on experience developing pipelines on various CI/CD tools. Experience writing groovy scripts as well as familiarity with python.

  • Serve as an escalation for internal support staff to resolve issues

  • Coordinate with internal staff and schedule maintenance activities, including upgrades

  • Work closely with App Dev teams to provision and manage cloud infrastructure.

  • Manage a solutions architecture practice within the CCoE to be leveraged to evaluate new services/patterns and provide input/guidance to developers building on the platform.

  • Focus on building automation to promote platform hygiene and operation excellence

What you will need:

  • Experience delivering solutions in a complex, globally distributed infrastructure

  • Demonstrable experience delivering automation and other optimization techniques to modernize infrastructure

  • Experience working in a continuous delivery environment.

  • Experience managing and implementing Cloud architectures in a DevOps/Agile methodology

  • Experience facilitating incident management and system recovery efforts.

  • Experience with operating system scripting such as ansible/packer, programming languages, agile project management practices

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, iterative development environment

  • MS or BS degree in computer science or related focus, or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years of experience in Software and/or Infrastructure, with a desired 3+ years in a relevant cloud, automation, and orchestration

  • Build and liaise with key business stakeholders throughout the project to ensure a timely implementation and roll-out

  • Expert knowledge of Agile approaches to software development and able to put key Agile principles into practice to deliver solutions incrementally

  • Excellent analytical thinking, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with strong ability to influence both IT and business partners

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

What you will get:

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Group Medical Insurance, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!

  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity

  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities

Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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