Dev Ops Engineer (Houston, TX)

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At NRG, we're bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at www.nrg.com . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

In the rapid changing technology landscape, looking for a creative, self-thinking and multi-talented resource with wealth of knowledge, experience, and commitment to make an impact to our customers and team. This role is responsible for systems architecture, support, and security, along with deploying systems and supporting peer developers. The Senior DevOps Engineeris a leader with an established record of DevOps organizational transformation and cloud adoption with enterprise level customers. A successful DevOps practitioner has technical depth across the Full DevOps Spectrum along with leading and advising product and application managers, evangelizing cloud-based DevOps transformations, and pioneering the latest DevOps industry standards. You're a motivated self-starter. never satisfied with the status quo, you're always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable, and work well in varying environments. You love identifying and solving problems, communicate well, and are passionate about cloud services, technology, and the web.

Responsibilities
  • Create, maintain, and iterate our continuous integration and delivery pipeline to maximize efficiency across multiple environments
  • Provide strategic technical strategy, solutions, and monitoring that follow best practices in cloud architecture.
  • Advise on implementing best practices and provide architectural governance.
  • Guide developers and operation team members to learn best practices in DevOps and container technologies and processes.
  • Lead technical and design discussions with product and application managers to help speed their adoption of new technologies and practices.
  • Interact directly with clients, managers, and end users as necessary to analyze project objectives and capability requirements, including specifications for user interfaces, customized applications, and interactions with internal cloud architect instances.
  • Building strong cross-functional leadership skills and working together with the operations and engineering teams to make sure that systems are scalable and secure.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of industry experience in DevOps, site reliability engineering, or related field required.
  • A strong dedication to code quality, automation, and operational excellence.
  • Good interpersonal skills being able to influence technical audients/teams
  • Must have experience in application development and programming languages (like C++, C#, .Net Java,) including scripting /coding (like Python, JavaScript, HTML etc,.), SQL and NoSQL and relational databases.
  • Experience in developing solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services.
  • Experience architecting cloud native CI/CD workflows and tools, such as Jenkins, Urban Code Deploy (AWS) and/or GitLab and ADO.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, using CloudFormation, Terraform, or other tools.
  • Ability to review deployment and delivery pipelines i.e., implement initiatives to minimize chances of failure, identify bottlenecks and troubleshoot issues.
  • Certification on cloud providers (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google).
  • Must possess excellent automation skills and the ability to drive initiatives to automate processes.


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Nearest Major Market: Houston
More Information on NRG Energy
NRG Energy operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Houston, TX and Princeton, NJ. NRG Energy was founded in 1989. It has 5093 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 33 open jobs at NRG Energy, click here.
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