kCura LLC Senior DevOps Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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Location:Chicago, IL

Company:kCura

First posted:July 15, 2017

kCura is a global company with team members who are driven by our customers to build exceptional software for them to use every day. Our product called Relativity handles large volumes of data and helps corporations law firms and government agencies solve their own unique data problems.

The way we work together is centered on our core values of collaborating communicating pushing to exceed expectations (even our own) being humble and having fun while we do it. We enjoy ourselves give back and work (and play) hard together. If this sounds like the place for you check out the details of this position below.

The Senior DevOps Engineer is responsible for engineering a large distributed enterprise solution and working with departmental contacts to support the demands of the department and meet the objectives of the product development process.

The Senior Engineer is responsible for delivering results for the Product Development department by:

Designing and implementing strategies to improve and automate our environment provisioning, setup and testing processes for both on premise and cloud-based infrastructure.

Designing and maintaining highly distributed system in a public cloud.

Contributing to an Agile (Scrum), or Lean (Kanban), or hybrid team to solve the engineering challenges

Producing high quality code fast

Being a dependable and highly skilled development resource for peers

Having a broad awareness of related projects

The Sr Engineer performs the following functions, in addition to others:

Advocates and models coding and collaboration practices, reviews team code, and provides team members with feedback and suggestions for process improvement

Collaborates with other dev teams regularly to establish an outbound and inbound pipeline of new (to kCura) best practices

Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code

Oversees the application environment to effectively run and maintain the technology and recommend any potential technology or process improvements with an emphasis on cloud computing and configuration management platforms.

Provide development expertise to team members through education and review

Always open to new ideas and encourages innovative practices amongst peers

Works collaboratively with QA professionals to encourage defect prevention over detection

The Sr Engineer may be required to handle technical support calls after hours about 3-4 times a year. If Client Services is working on a ticket and they are not able to solve an urgent issue, they will reach out to the level I developer to assist to get the issue resolved.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or re l ated disciplines

7+ years of OOP software development of commercial - grade systems and applicat i ons with stonrg c# experience

5+ years of supporting customer facing web delivered software

3+ years of cloud experience (Azure preferred)

Configuration Mgt Tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.) experience preferred

Ruby, Python or Powershell experience preferred

Experienced knowledge of messaging (MQ) systems and development

Excellent Knowledge of the new technology trends and its applications for the new products in the market place

A proven track record of building and leading successful engineering teams

Strong Problem Solv i ng skills

Strong teamwork and partnering skills for cross-group collaboration

Strong leadership skills , ability to perform under the pressure and deliver technical solutions

Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and public speaking)

Full knowledge of and adher nce to SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) standards and best pract i ces

Desire and drive to learn and keep up-to-date on technology. Ability to filter vaporware, fun to learn, from value add technology

Knowledge of Agile Project Development Methodolog i es

Our software has more than 130000 active users in more than 40 countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and more than 190 of the Am Law 200. We have grown significantly over the last several years and continue striving to build software that helps solve our customers' toughest e-discovery and unstructured data challenges.

If you're ready to grow with us. we'd love to hear from you.