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DevOps Engineer I (Azure/TFS/VSTS)

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National General Insurance

National General Insurance

DevOps Engineer I (Azure/TFS/VSTS)

Dallas, TX
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    PRIMARY PURPOSE:

    Responsible for the design and development of builds, scripts, installation procedures, and systems including source code control and issue tracking. Provide communication and collaboration between software development and infrastructure teams. Note: This position is for eligible and current NGIC contractors only.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

    • Under direct supervision from DevOps Lead, follow .NET application software release practices that will be used enterprise wide to create a consistent and commonly understood process by all concerned parties
    • Utilize existing Azure DevOps Services build and release pipelines to deploy application code to respective non-production environment
    • Apply SQL scripts to non-production databases utilizing SSMS or Powershell scripts
    • Support production deployments, assist with troubleshooting deployment issues
    • Assist with branching/merging requests in support of parallel development efforts
    • Collaborate with testing teams and assist with performance testing setups/executions
    • Liaison between application development and infrastructure teams in the establishment of needed infrastructure in non-production environments and provide subsequent support of application solutions
    • Develop an understanding of infrastructure footprint of existing .NET solutions and utilize as a pattern for new solutions
    • Serve as the SME for software development life-cycle tools – tools support testing, monitoring, integration/release and scheduling areas
  • Qualifications

    MINIMUM SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
    • 1+ years of Application Development experience
    • 2+ years of distributed build/deploy experience
    • Strong working knowledge of Azure DevOps Services (formally VSTS) and source management
    • Working knowledge of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and the application of SQL scripts to databases
    • Strong working knowledge of all phases of software development including design, coding, testing and implementation
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
    • Performs work under general supervision
    • Handle moderately complex issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff
    • Ability to work with and understand business client requirements
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
    • Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure, adhere to project deadlines and procedures, multi-task and be detail-oriented

    DESIRED SKILLS:

    • Hands-on experience working with GIT source control.
    • Strong knowledge of Windows server technologies (ex. IIS configurations, monitoring agents) and network configurations (ex. DNS, proxy, firewall rule exceptions)
    • Knowledge of scripting languages - preferably Powershell
  • Industry
    Insurance
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  • About Us
    National General is a leading insurance carrier which has been in the industry since 1939. Through subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, National General offers homeowners, flood, personal and commercial auto, RV, motorcycle, life, accident and supplemental health insurance products. National General Insurance is a thriving company committed to ensuring that our employees achieve their personal best. Our employees are advancing their careers at a best-in-class insurance provider that is an industry leader in innovation. We give employees resources which enable them to take charge of their own future success.