United States


Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, Tallahassee, Tampa, Washington DC

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

As a DevOps Architect and Coach, you are a leader who can articulate concepts and educate teams and clients to coach them on the journey through DevOps transformation.  You are an accomplished software or infrastructure engineer with a penchant for the modern automated delivery of software and infrastructure.  You have a broad skillset including modern application architecture, cloud architecture, and a blend of software and infrastructure experiences. You are self-driven, deeply enthusiastic about technology, and are capable of getting the job done correctly in high pressure and dynamic circumstances. You are adaptable and can quickly learn technologies and business domains that live outside your core skill set. You will also be able to demonstrate and describe achievements that applied DevOps on previous projects.


Years of Experience: minimum 5 years of experience working in DevOps and Agile environments with hands-on DevOps tooling, minimum 7 years of experience overall in either of the domains of Software or Infrastructure.


Preferred Education:  Bachelor’s degree.  Technology related degrees or Master's a plus

Preferred Certification:  Microsoft AZ-400/Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert; Industry recognized Agile Certifications. and Scaled Agile Framework(SAFe) are preferred.


Key Responsibilities

·        Tenaciously champion core DevOps behaviors like collaboration, communication, and ownership

·        Champion the establishment and continued use of DevOps best practices

·        Advocate and guide the overall DevOps transformation program

·        Provide training and coaching as needed to teams adopting DevOps

·        Develop communities of practice centered on DevOps delivery

·        Conduct DevOps team calibrations and help teams develop practice improvement plans

·        Support release planning preparation and event facilitation

·        Develop and implement DevOps oriented security approaches (i.e. DevSecOps)

·        Design and implement effective change management & communications, and governance processes

·        Coordinate with project managers, business analysts, developers, operations teams to understand platform requirements and evangelize ways to drive quality and value to the client stakeholders

·        Build high performing teams across development, quality assurance, and infrastructure teams to build an effective continuous integration / continuous delivery pipeline

·        Share best practices for build and deployment across a number of technologies (Azure DevOps, GitHub Enterprise)

·        Drive the team’s triaging capability by taking on challenging problems not understood by front-line support teams

·        Relentless automation of every aspect of development, build & deployment process

·        Manage a backlog of tasks centered on continuous improvement of the system


Required Skills

·        Experience in cloud services (Microsoft Azure preferred)

·        Experience with enterprise-level software delivery and release management practices

·        Experience in configuring/administering CI/CD for Azure DevOps, GitHub Enterprise or similar

·        Experience with blue/green, canary and other modern delivery patterns and approaches

·        Experience with micro-services or cloud-based architectures for enterprise solutions

·        Experience with securing DevOps and applications (Azure KeyVault & Azure Active Directory preferred)

·        Scripting in languages such as PowerShell, Bash, or JavaScript

·        Proficient with git and enterprise branching strategies


Preferred skills:

·        Experience in Microsoft platforms

·        Proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g. C#, Java, etc.)

·        Authoring custom pipeline tasks for Azure Pipelines or GitHub Actions

·        Infrastructure as Code such as Azure ARM Templates, Terraform, Ansible, Bicep

·        Containerization with Azure Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, etc.

·        Code quality and security tools such as SonarQube, Checkmarx, Fortify, VeraCode

·        Azure Monitor, Application Insights, New Relic or DynaTrace

·        Elastic search, Prometheus, Grafana

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Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at