DevOps Engineer (Azure)

$100,000 - $140,000 / Year 
Mid level

Job Description

We are a remote-first software development agency, and we are looking for a driven DevOps Engineer to help architect, construct and manage cloud infrastructure. Are you looking to make an impact felt throughout the entire organization? Are you passionate about all parts of the software development lifecycle, including systems, process, engineering and code? Looking for a no-politics zone to do your best work? Mercury is the place for you!

The Work

The DevOps Engineer position entails system engineering tasks related to Azure infrastructure, build and release automation, application security best practices and application monitoring. The DevOps Engineer is also responsible for strategic infrastructure choices, standard operating procedures and appropriate monitoring and management of Mercury’s cloud infrastructure and our clients' deployed production applications.
The DevOps Engineer will be engaged in a range of web application development including:

  • Microsoft Azure infrastructure solution engineering
  • Implement and manage infrastructure for large-scale web applications using Bicep templates, among other tools
  • Ongoing application metrics monitoring and resolution
  • Container spin up and management
  • Enable and participate in software development team operations

Skills Requirements

The position requires a strong background in systems, cloud infrastructure and experience with infrastructure scripting and management. Mercury's technical staff possess strong skills in the technologies of their trade and, just as importantly, exhibit maturity in design patterns, architectural best practices and development frameworks. Interpersonal communication, time management and technical excellence are expected of the DevOps Engineer.

Some Specifics

At Mercury you will:

  • Deploy, maintain and monitor Azure cloud infrastructure (PaaS and IaaS predominantly)
  • Work with a full team following GitFlow with continuous deployment pipelines
  • Stand up and administer databases (predominantly PaaS/SQL Azure databases and VM-installed databases)
  • Set up and operate automated test infrastructure and runners including technology such as Jest and nUnit
  • Write ample amounts of PowerShell scripts

Proficiency and comfort on Agile teams (specifically, Scrum with 2-week sprints) will be a major plus for this position.

What Kind of Projects Will You Work On?

  • Multiregional cloud infrastructure for national-scale publicly traded manufacturer
  • Web and mobile applications for the Southeast's fastest growing commercial real estate firms
  • Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) for a multiple client enterprises
  • Site reliability engineering and security monitoring for MercuryWorks’ clients

How to Know If You're A Fit

If any of the following excites you, we definitely want to talk to you!

  • Continuous Delivery
  • Launch Darkly
  • Jez Humble
  • To Be Continuous Podcast

This Is a Remote First Position

Mercury is a distributed workforce with developers and designers located throughout the United States. We are open to applicants located anywhere in the continental United States (we find all team members being within 3 time zones of each other best for collaboration) and also Tampa-based developers.

Salary and Benefits
Exact compensation and benefits may vary based on skills, experience and location:

  • $100,000/yr - $140,000/yr
  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with company contributions
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave

About Mercury

We are a Florida-based group of talented designers and developers devoid of heavy corporate structures, approval processes and tight boundaries. Noted by our clients as giving that little extra that truly sets us apart, we seek to build sustained, successful relationships, ship customized solutions and deliver strategic counsel and zealous service.

About H1B Visas and Recruiters

At this time we are not considering the sponsorship of H1B candidates. Also, no recruiters. Definitely; please no recruiters. None. No matter how good you think your candidate is.


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