DevOps Engineer

Sun Communities, Inc.
Southfield, MI
Job Type
Junior, Senior level

Job Description




The DevOps Engineer is responsible for overseeing Sun's cloud infrastructure and automation, including but not limited to AWS, Azure, Google and/or Oracle. They help direct the planning and implementation of enterprise IT system initiatives and facilitate the daily maintenance of the IT system operation, while engaging with peers and leaders throughout the company to ensure operations are maintained through collaborative efforts. They work closely with internal dev and IT ops teams to ensure cloud-based applications are running efficiently.


  • Responsible for incident management root cause analysis.
  • Manages participates in the design ongoing support of Suns systems cloud data centers including DR strategies to ensure high availability.
  • Acts as a technical SME on systems, operations best practices from a cloud data center perspective.
  • Oversees integration initial config of all new cloud system solutions enhancements to existing solutions in accordance with established best practices.
  • Manages the administration patches of all cloud systems their corresponding or associated software including server, storage, appliance all other associated systems.
  • Adheres to enterprise security standards with respect to operations, systems, information, access.
  • Engages in ongoing communication with peers and partner teams to ensure enterprise-wide understanding of system goals, solicits feedback, fosters cooperation.
  • Responsible for daily monitoring support of production workloads.
  • Acts as a SME and cross trains peers in other Cloud SaaS platforms including AWS, Azure, Google, Oracle.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge documentation of IT systems including awareness of new or revised solutions, improved processes, development of new technologies for improved performance.
  • Responsible for developing and delivering scripts automation tools used to build, integrate, test, deploy software releases.
  • Implements automates security controls, governance processes, compliance validation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)
  • 2 years experience working in AWS or Azure provisioning, operating, and managing cloud-based solutions.
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer- Professional
  • Azure Certified DevOps Engineer - DOP - C01
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft platform (IIS, .NET, Web Services, SQL Server, Windows Server)
  • Good written verbal communication skills with the ability to document communicate technical information to IT professionals
  • Advanced computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Visio (or similar diagraming tools)
  • Experience using at least one of the following Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools: Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, AWS CDK, or Azure Resource Manager
  • Experience working with managing Azure DevOps
  • Experience working with a source control management system (GitHub or Azure DevOps) familiar with branching/merging concepts
  • Experience configuring managing CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with Application Performance Monitoring tools such as New Relic, Data Dog, AppDynamics, or Stackify
  • Experience supporting best practices around Public Private Key management
  • Knowledge of technology development methodologies, testing processes, technical relationships, data security, compliance standards (i.e. Sarbanes-Oxley, ISO 27001)
  • Strong understanding of project management principles
  • Experience using Apache CloudStack
  • Experience with Container technology such as Docker, Kubernetes, Fargate
  • Ability to travel by car or plane with overnight stays as required: 15-25%


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with 4 plan options so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental and Vision Plans
  • On-Site Fitness Center with Free Personal Training Group Fitness Classes
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life, Accidental Death  Dismemberment Insurance and Dependent Life
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with Sun matching contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Vacation RV Site Discounts for team members when visiting SunRV Resorts across the nation
  • Team Member Perks Discounts program with hundreds of discounts on things like travel, merchandise, mobile phone service, and more
  • Up to six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth of a child, adoption, or placement of a child
  • Paid Time Off including ten holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty


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