Lead DevOps Engineer

Job Location(s) US | US-GA-Alpharetta | RS-Novi Sad
Posted Date 3 days ago(10/20/2021 4:44 PM)
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At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too. 


We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled. 


Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Lead DevOps Engineer for our Sitecore Accelerated Services Group, located in Alpharetta, Georgia. 


A little bit about Sitecore Accelerated Services Group:  Sitecore Accelerated Services is well-known across the Sitecore ecosystem for their outstanding skills and expertise. The team is a trusted advisor to leading Fortune 1000 customers, enabling them to maximize ROI through digital strategy, technical, content, creative, and managed services solutions.  


As an award-winning Sitecore Platinum Implementation Partner with the most Sitecore MVPs in North America, Perficient has built a fast-growing, highly skilled practice with 15 Sitecore MVPs and more than 110 certified Sitecore developers. We have more than a decade of experience designing, building, and delivering enterprise-level sites that thrill our customers.  


 We are a global digital consultancy delivering end-to-end digital solutions to the world’s largest enterprises and biggest brands.  



Job Overview: 

The Lead DevOps Engineer role is an exciting mission that provides information technology expertise, strategic vision and tactical implementation using frameworks that require cloud services that are virtualized, scalable, cost effective and utilize DevOps practices. The Ideal candidate will be a driven, self-motivated individual, passionate about innovation who enjoys working collaboratively across teams to ensure consistent and performant approaches to development, production software and infrastructure.  If you possess excellent written communication, problem solving and process management skills and a strong desire to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing and dynamic environment, we are looking for you! 


  • Management of development and production environments 
  • Contribute to productizing new software by developing installation, deployment and management scripts 
  • Design and assist in the selection and implementation of DevOps tools that reliably manage application and environment delivery 
  • Design and assist in the setup and maintenance of the build / release infrastructure 
  • Improve predictability and reliability of releases and deployments 
  • Help automate operations and processes 
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues involving development, test and production in cloud environments 
  • Ability to generate / maintain scripts for automation 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science 
  • 3+ years relevant work experience in DevOps 
  • Understanding of automation and configuration management 
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 
  • Experience with Microsoft IIS web servers 
  • Experience with Web servers  AWS, Azure or Google Cloud services 
  • Experience with Kubernetes, AKS and Azure
  • A working understanding of programming and scripting languages (Powershell) 
  • Shell scripting (bash) skills are essential 
  • Network management skills (firewalls, DNS, NAT) are essential 
  • Version Control (System) utilizing GIT in a team development environment 
  • Ability to generate / maintain scripts for automation 
  • Excellent written communication, problem solving and process management skills 
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing, dynamic environment 
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools (TeamCity, TFS, Octopus, Jenkins or Bamboo) 
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service 


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Provision, configure and maintain cloud resources including server instances, load balancers, security groups, DNS management and certificates 
  • Experience with automated load testing tools 
  • Configuration and management of Mongo databases 
  • Experience with a variety of open source technologies and tools in support of cross-team collaboration 
  • Experience with systems and IT operations 
  • Being comfortable with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment 
  • Strong grasp of automation tools 
  • Understanding and focus on business outcomes 
  • Understanding and efficiency in collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders 
  • Working collaboratively across teams to ensure consistent and performant approaches for development and production software/infrastructure 
  • Interacting directly with client project team members and operational staff to support live customer deployments 
  • Automating and streamlining operations and processes 
  • Building and maintaining tools for deployment, monitoring and operations 
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues in development, test and production environments 
  • Supporting cloud deployments as needed  
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • A passion for innovation 


Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 




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