Software Architect (DevOps) - Remote at Koch Industries (Houston, TX)

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KBX Technology Solutions, LLC, a provider of transportation technology to industry leaders, is seeking a Senior Software Architect with DevOps experience. This role will be part of a team of engineers that are responsible for enhancing existing applications and for building applications using modern microservices architecture techniques. Responsibilities include design and implementation of technical solutions that are secure, support best practices, embrace CI/CD, and are scalable. The qualified candidate has a solid understanding of the organization(s) being supported and ITs role in the business's mission and applies it to the application development and design.

KBX Technology Solutions is a subsidiary of KBX - a Koch Industries Inc. company - and complements all KBX subsidiaries (Rail, Logistics, and International) to drive enhanced data and analytics across the global supply chain for customers. Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries is one of the largest privately held companies in America. Being privately held, we are able to embrace long-term visions and invest in the future through our holistic application of Market-Based Management®.
What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Evangelize an event-driven, microservice-based application architecture using containerized applications.
  • Support a "security first" advocacy and encourage platform solutions that enable the microservice product teams to "shift left" with vulnerability identification and resolution.
  • Stay current on industry trends; innovate through research, proof of concepts, and demos to solve complex business problems.
  • Provide thought leadership, mentorship, and training across the engineering team.
  • Build strong relationships with product owners and managers that promotes value exchange.
  • Execution of this role will involve both the deployment of standardized product offerings and the creation of new solutions and services as required to meet customer needs.
  • Coordinate with peers in leading the effort to develop and/or refine processes which optimize the delivery of Cloud solutions and create value for KBXT and its customers.
  • Ensuring delivery of technical solutions that meet the business outcomes, consistent with software development standards and best practices for a service-oriented architecture.
  • Collaborating with a team of engineers and analysts through discovery, delivery, and support of a new platform that is focused on the transformation of our transportation management systems.
  • Perform analysis, design and development work using a variety of solutions and technologies. Propose alternative solutions to achieve desired result.

The Experience You Will Bring

  • Experience in CI/CD Pipeline experience creating new and managing existing pipelines
  • Experience with containerization & Kubernetes including building & supporting container images or storing images in repository or deploying images in Kubernetes
  • Experience defining and building a fully automated DevOps discipline
  • Experience with Relational Databases such as SQL Server or Postgres or MySQL or Oracle
  • Experience with Azure DevOps and YAML
  • Experience with Modern object-oriented development language like Python or C# or .NET or Go Scala or Java or Swift

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 5+ years of experience architecting, developing, deploying, and supporting enterprise-scale applications
  • Leveraging managed services on AWS, Azure and/or GCP cloud platforms
  • Designing and building high performance applications with scalability, availability, fault-tolerance, monitoring, and serviceability
  • Experience with website development using modern web frameworks like Angular or Vue or React
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs
  • Experience leading technical design
  • Experience coaching and assisting in the development of other team members
  • Experience utilizing Message Queueing Technologies such as RabbitMQ or Kafka
  • Experience with continuous delivery capabilities such as ArgoCD or FluxCD
  • Experience with test automation in CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with Cloud monitoring solutions such as DataDog or Grafana or CloudWatch

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

For this role, we anticipate paying $150,000 - $200,000 per year. This role is eligible for variable pay, issued as a monetary bonus or in another form.

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More Information on Koch Industries
Koch Industries operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Wichita, KS. Koch Industries was founded in 1953. It has 31000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 393 open jobs at Koch Industries, click here.
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