Senior DevOps Engineer (Team Lead)

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary: competitive
Job Type: Permanent
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I am working with an investment firm in Chicago, specializing in early to mid-growth capital, who is looking to add a Senior DevOps engineer to lead 2 other engineers. This person will be responsible for mentoring and leading their team as well as providing hands on technical work. 70% individual contributor and 30% strategy and architecture. The main role will be re-platforming businesses/start-ups that are acquired into a working model and handing them off to the development team, then moving on to a new project.

Skills Required:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related experience and 7+ years of professional working experience
  • 2+ years of Kubernetes and running kubernetes in the cloud (AWS experience)
  • Experience building out CI/CD pipelines
  • Python/Bash knowledge
  • JIRA, Build and Release Management experience
  • Experience leading a team or being the "go-to" guy/gal. Experience road-mapping and setting the direction for your team.
  • Knowledge of systems and software architecture - large code maintenance, software deployment, etc.
  • Incredible communication, problem solving and organisational skills
  • An entrepreneurial mindset


  • Competitive Base salary + Bonus + Full Benefits

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