Wex incIs a leading and growing global provider of payment processing, informationmanagement and fleet card payment solutionsWe hire people who share our passion for continuous innovation and client sevice that is unparalleled in the industryIf you are looking for a growing career – come be part of
We’re the shared services - developer experience and tools team at wex in enterprise architectureThe devx team or developer experience team is focused on technology and standards that help to improve the developer workflowWe are in the process of building and scaling our “paved road”, or platform of services and applications that set the standard for processes and tooling for development teams across the company.
We look at trends, tools, processes and methods that are easy to use and help with automation of software builds, storage, and deploymentsFrom new internal product rollouts, to automation, to supporting development teams, we’ve got more work than we can handle and we’re looking for great people to come along for the rideOur team works hard, covers for one another, and maintains work-life balanceWe own our results and we take pride in the ownership of everything we do (check your ego at the door, and takes pride in owning results!)We all are comfortable balancing the need to move fast with the realities of working in a highly regulated space like payments.
About the role
The payments platform software engineering team needs a solid devops engineer to help with the strategic platform rollout in the corporate payments line of businessThe goal of this role is to own the design and development of the devops automation tools and pipelines needed for the continuous integration, delivery and release of payment services.
As a lead dev tools automation engineer in shared business services, this role will also play a pivotal role in consulting with teams across the company, researching and evaluating tools and technologies that support devops principles and assist in building reference examples that can be used by the whole company.
This role will also play a key leadership role in driving standardization of tooling in developer operation and automation from concept to implementation and help teams migrate to standards.
As the lead devops engineer assigned to the payments platform engineering initiative, collect, analyze requirements for deployable services and formulate sli/slo specificationsArchitect, design and develop ci/cd automation and framework solutions
As a devops expert in shared business services, provide vision, coaching, mentoring and expertise in standard tools used for software development and help evolve the future roadmap: ci/cd pipelines, automated version control systems, software artifacts management tools, etc
Drive collaboration with dev teams, dev ops engineers across wex and external teams like cloud engineering, information security and compliance to ensure corporate compliance of ci/cd release pipelines.
Deploy and maintain solutions that are high availability, secure, compliant, resilient and multi region capable
Respond to production and service escalationsLead incident and root-cause analysis with calm and an eye towards service improvement
Plan and coordinate with sre team for service upgrades, compliance related activities for the platform infrastructure
Support software releases from devops standpoint
Build ha/dr solutions, test and ensure the solution and processes are well documented
Automate tasks to drive consistency, reduce complexity, and eliminate/minimize human involvement wherever possible
Work as an integral part of productive engineering teams that put an emphasis on code quality, continuous delivery, peer reviews, and strong engineering practices
At a minimum, you have
5+ years of experience in *nix os and scripting experience in python and bash
3+ years of cloud experience in aws with emphasis on security, vpc networking and creating ha architectures and autoscaling
3+ years hands-on experience in infrastructure as code (iac) and container technologies (docker, kubernetes, terraform)
2+ years of experience setting up a complete devops environment and ci/cd platform from scratch leading to canary releases, a/b testing and blue/green deployments
2+ years of experience working as a devops engineer in an engineering team that builds cloud-native platforms
2+ years of experience with monitoring in the cloud to have continuous scrutiny over platform/application performance, billing, security, and anomaly detection
The ability and appetite to learn new technologies fast and find ways to automate routine tasks
Exemplary written and verbal communication skills in english
It would be nice if you
Experience with artifactory, azuredevops, github
Experience with cloud platform(s) (aws gcp, microsoft azure)
Can speak to operational experience, logging, monitoring and tracing technologies
An understanding of gitops
This job may be performed remotely within the united states, except that it is not eligible to be performed in colorado.
Lead DevOps Automation Engineer
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