Senior DevOps Engineer

This position provides experienced research software development support for RENCI (Renaissance Computing Institute) projects which involve local and distributed collaborations with academic researchers, state and federal agency subject matter experts, and computer and computational scientists.

Principal Functions:
DevOps: Design and implement continuous integration/deployment pipelines with repeatable provisioning and configuration as code.
Containerization: Configure and orchestrate application containers. Scale applications through on-demand virtualization. Optimize systems of applications for cloud deployments. Monitor systems and applications for reliability and performance. Automate incident response to system and application problems. Work with RENCI management and staff on project requirements. Solicit feedback on improvements and implementations. Work with researchers and users of software to explain functionality.

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating comparable background in academic or research computing management, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution.

Demonstrated skill with Jenkins, Docker and/or Singularity, Linux administration and bash and/or Python scripting, Ansible, Kubernetes, and Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, Openstack/Openshift) preferred. Demonstrated ability to perform continuous integration across multiple contributing teams and support group efforts to test, package, and deploy software. Ability to build collaborative efforts with other departments and institutions. Capacity for self-education, interdisciplinary study and inquiry. Excellent communication skills, interpersonal communication, human relations, and team building skills. Ability to foster and maintain collaborations with local and distributed researchers and subject matter experts. Five years of professional DevOps experience is preferred, but not required.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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