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DevOps Coach

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Remote, US Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Digital Services
Job Id:  801

Job Summary

Engages with stakeholders at all levels of the organization to help facilitate DevOps transformation across the enterprise. Helps to increase agile adoption by proactively identifying IT efforts that can be transitioned to agile projects and prepares the infrastructure needed to support the transition. Shares experiences and observations with teams and other enterprise groups to continuously improve performance of the teams, processes and practices.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Train and coach development teams in implementing DevSecOps good practices related to developing, securing, deploying, and maintaining software solutions.


Provide hands-on coaching on DevSecOps best practices and agile engineering/technologies.


Work with teams to assess DevSecOps maturity. Coach the teams to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.


Engage in one-on-one coaching to help team members grow their DevSecOps mindset and develop the related technical and process capabilities.


Work closely with the Development, Security, Infrastructure, Operations and Testing teams to make sure Continuous Security, Infrastructure as a Code, Continuous Testing and Monitoring are integral part of the software development value stream.


Provide hands-on assistance and guidance of environment setup (dev, test, prod), pipeline automation, and streamlining the standup and scale-out of infrastructure.


Work with agile and quality coaches to established shared good practices and governance. Support the training, coaching, and rollout of the shared good practices and governance to the enterprise.


Performs other duties as required


Professional - Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree, Six or more years of related work experience, experience in enabling multiple teams on continuous integration and continuous delivery, hands on experience with automated testing, build and deployment technologies, demonstrated experience of the Three Ways of DevOps - Flow, Feedback and Continuous Learning, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Preferred Certification Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or Safe Program

Consultant (SPC) or LeSS Practitioner or Disciplined Agilist


Job Knowledge & Skills

• In-depth understanding of principles, good practices, and strategies of Software Configuration Management (SCM) in agile environments.


• Experience of maintaining and optimizing automated build and deployment pipelines.


• Expertise in trouble shooting the problems generated while building, deploying and production support.


• Good understanding of creating and managing the various development and build platforms and deployment strategies.


• Must have strong organizational and analytical skills.


• Must have excellent interpersonal skills with both written and verbal communication skills.


• Skilled at communicating with all levels in the organization, including technical engineers and executives.


• Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision when necessary.


• Ability to evaluate and implement new innovations on process improvement and technology


• Understanding of cloud native technologies including development, deployment, security, and system reliability design patterns


• Knowledge of the following agile engineering technologies/approaches:


• XP Practices


• Test Driven Infrastructure




• Continuous Integration/Delivery


• Distributed Security Practices


• Static Analysis


• Good understanding of the DevSecOps ecosystem of tools which includes but not limited to TFS Build and Release, Jenkins, Dockers, AppDynamics, Ansible, Splunk, Veracode, SonarQube, jFrog Artifactory, Gradle, Maven, GNU, Veracode, Greenlight.


• Experience with scripting technologies like Groovy, Powershell, Python, Linux shell script, VB and Java Script


Organizational Competencies

Acting with Integrity, Communicating, Pursuing Self-Development, Serving Customers, Supporting Change, Supporting Organizational Goals, Working with Diverse Populations


Nearest Major Market: Eugene