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Advicent Solutions is the leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology solutions for the financial services industry. Our products include Web-enabled marketing communications, needs-assessment and financial planning tools. More than 250,000 financial professionals, including dozens of the world’s largest financial institutions, use Advicent’s solutions to help them grow their business, create exit barriers and stay top of mind.

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Senior DevOps Engineer

US-WI-Milwaukee
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Overview
Advicent is a financial technology (FinTech) company embarking on the next phase of our growth journey.  Through our innovative product capabilities and dedicated services we are able to help thousands of financial professionals and their clients understand and impact their financial future. Our mission? To one day enable everyone to achieve this same goal.
Position Purpose

As the Senior DevOps Engineer, you will participate in an agile environment, driving improvement on infrastructure and delivery pipelines through automation. 

What you’re accountable for
  • Lead in the execution and development of key projects and initiatives
  • Work cross-functionally with teams overseeing application development, infrastructure setup, data administration, and security hardening
  • Own the expansion and maturation of continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines
  • Prioritize increases in speed and reduction of complexity of product and feature delivery
  • Guide implementations in and transitions to public cloud platforms
  • Grow out administration and monitoring systems for streamlining product/platform health status updates
  • Facilitate expansion of test automation with our in-house quality assurance group
  • Understand and participate in Advicent's Agile development life cycle, from inception to maintenance
  • Contribute to the systems design process
  • Support product deployments, including but not limited to coordination, training, documentation and troubleshooting
  • Research and experiment with new technologies, tools and development techniques, sharing findings with the team
  • Utilize and maintain department development tools
  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced team members on best practices and new technologies
What skills are required
  • B.S. in information systems technology or computer science, plus 6+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrate a high level of creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Prior experience with CI/CD automation systems (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity, Octopus, Azure DevOps/VSTS)
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g. Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Working knowledge in automation languages (e.g. Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript, Python)
  • Understanding of web infrastructure elements (e.g. servers, load balancing, software proxies)
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
  • Ability to prioritize and provide strategic input 
  • Strong planning, documentation, and practices are required
To be successful at Advicent, you will
  • Always seek a meaningful outcome and maintain a sense of urgency in everything you do.
  • Be continuously curious and have an ongoing desire to disrupt the status quo.
  • Take initiative and look to expand your role.
  • Always look for ways to contribute to the team and our success.
Benefits & Perks
  • Health, dental, vision, HSA/FSA, 401K employer match
  • 4 weeks PTO, 9 paid holidays, 8 hours paid volunteer time off
  • Free access to on-site fitness center, casual dress, President's Club incentive trip for top performers, free covered parking, free caffeine (coffee and soda), monthly volunteer opportunities, employer-sponsored engagement & wellness events
  • Tuition reimbursement, industry training opportunities