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Senior Dev Ops Engineer, Next Gen

Company: National Basketball Association
Location: Secaucus
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

At the NBA, we're passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.

As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league's on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world's most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA's success.

Position Summary:

The NBA is looking for a driven and results-oriented Sr DevOps Engineer to join the growing Next Gen platform engineering team! You are a self-starter with experience building and integrating scalable, distributed enterprise infrastructure using cloud services in an agile environment. You have a sense of responsibility, ownership and pride in your work. You will be collaborating with Product Owners, Designers and Software Architects to plan and implement your engineering solutions.

Major Responsibility:

  • Automated the packaging, testing, securing, configuration, release and monitoring of large scale systems
  • Represent DevOps in stakeholder discussions
  • Work with stakeholders to identify and define requirements
  • Work with product and project management to implement agile workflow methodologies and best practices
  • Work with operations on IAC CI/CD pipelines in Terraform
  • Document and implement DevOps workflows, toolchains, standards and manage release pipelines
  • Implement and leverage enterprise observability telemetry solutions to drive actionable insights into system security and performance improvement opportunities
  • Implement cybersecurity best practices and tools in order to ensure a strong secure posture
  • Evangelize DevOps culture and use best practices with a focus on execution and collaboration throughout the organization

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 5+ years' experience and understanding of large-scale cloud infrastructure deployments and global distribution of digital content or similar complex multi-tiered infrastructure
  • Hands-on experience with Azure Portal and Azure DevOps
  • Familiarity with common Azure cloud services such as AKS, APIM, Azure Gateway Management, Azure Key Vault, etc.
  • Hands-on technical knowledge of creating, maintaining, extending and troubleshooting CI/CD and release pipelines
  • Hands-on technical knowledge of IAC technologies such as Terraform and/or ARM templates
  • Scripting knowledge in PowerShell and/or Bash
  • Excellent understanding of Agile/SAFe methodology
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Focuses on a results-oriented approach with appropriate balance between planning and execution

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 5+ years' experience and understanding of large-scale cloud infrastructure deployments and global distribution of digital content or similar complex multi-tiered infrastructure
  • Experience with Git and ADO
  • Experience with Azure and related cloud-based tools especially AKS, APIM, Azure Gateway Management, Azure Key Vault
  • Technical knowledge of CI/CD, containerization, Kubernetes, CDN and traffic management Programming experience in C# or similar languages Scripting experience in PowerShell, Python and/or Bash
  • Experience with agile/SAFe development practices Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Focuses on a results-oriented approach with an appropriate balance between planning and execution
  • Prior experience in digital media, especially with streaming content, preferred

Preferred Skills/Knowledge:

  • Prior work experience within digital media & entertainment company.
  • AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions Certification
  • Programming experience in Java or C# or similar languages
  • Containerization, Kubernetes, CDN and traffic management

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience.

We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

Job Segment: Engineer, Computer Science, Cloud, Java, Operations, Engineering, Technology

Keywords: National Basketball Association, New York , Senior Dev Ops Engineer, Next Gen, Other , Secaucus, New York

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