AIM Consulting Group is looking to add a Principal DevOps Architect to our team to lead transformational DevOps engagements from planning to implementation. The ideal candidates is a strong consultant who is passionate about helping clients transform their organizational culture to embrace the benefits of high performance DevOps; understands the full DevOps spectrum including the business; development and operational lifecycles, toolsets and processes; and is seeking an opportunity to directly influence the direction of a growing consulting practice.

If you’re excited about the opportunity to engage executives, professional developers and engineers as a hands-on leader who will greatly enhance our client’s technology effectiveness this may be the right role for you! We are looking for someone who thrives in building effective partnerships, works closely with AIM’s internal and external stakeholders, and is able to define the roadmap for client success.

Day-to-day you will:

  • Work with a client to assess their current state against leading practices, identify their individualized DevOps success criteria and develop a DevOps strategy and delivery roadmap for their organization.
  • Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions. Identify capabilities and technologies needed to achieve the clients DevOps Strategy
  • Develop DevOps architecture and design for client
  • Act as technical lead for DevOps transformation programs.
  • Contribute intellectual property and provide thought leadership to support and shape a rapidly growing Cloud and Operations practice.

Qualification Requirements

  • BS level technical degree or equivalent professional or military experience.
  • 5+ years of large-scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in two or more of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#, Objective-C, Node.js, .NET, Python, PHP or Ruby.
  • 3+ years of experience as a technical advisor in customer-facing roles.
  • Ability to describe various DevOps process and toolchain approaches. · Hands-on experience with architecting and automated provisioning (IaC), configuration management for infrastructure and applications.
  • Hands-on experience with envisioning, designing, building and managing release systems, code merging and promotion, and CI/CD workflows and tools.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills who is comfortable communicating with a range of personas from executives to technical developers.
  • Ability to plan and deliver client requirement and planning workshops both virtually and eventually in-person

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge in increasing agility, and reliability of software though various delivery and implementation methodologies.
  • Computer Science or Engineering background.
  • Demonstrated success as a software developer, application architect, release manager, product manager, or consultant working with various platforms.
  • Experience architecting, designing and developing applications one or more of the major cloud platforms ( AWS, Azure, GCS, Oracle) .
  • Experience designing and building applications using container and serverless technologies.
  • Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing and horizontal scalability.
  • Experience with Configuration Management platforms (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible).
  • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems.
  • Experience working directly with customers, partners or third-party developers.
  • Experience with blogging or writing technical articles or contributing to an open source project for new and existing technologies or application architecture and design.
  • Participant in speaking engagements, published work, published blogs, and/or acquired patents, demonstrating industry notoriety.
  • Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the Amazon developer community on advanced technical issues and helping managers guide the career growth of their team members.
  • Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience.
  • Lead technical and design discussions with Executives to help enterprises speed their adoption of new technologies and practices.
  • Strong understanding of ITIL and IT operating model, Service Reliability Engineering concepts

What it is like to work for AIM

We are a focused, energetic group of people working together with passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to being an industry leader in technology consulting services. We lead by developing and maintaining long-term relationships with our consultants and clients. We invest in our employees, fostering career growth by enabling access to training, encouraging personal development, and by providing mentorship. All our employees are encouraged to be creative and are driven to succeed. We value honest communication, reward performance, and produce high quality results and happy clients. Our days are competitive, fast, fun, and exciting.

We are a diverse group of individuals. No two people, ideologies, or thoughts are the same. Our different experiences and perspectives are our strengths. We are passionate about seeing each other succeed and live & breathe our company values; we choose positivity, we take ownership, we are relationship driven, we build trust, and we are self-aware. We work hard to come through for our clients, and also for one another. We are many unique people, with the same common goal in mind – to connect, inspire and empower our customers by leveraging an amazing workforce to help solve business challenges, drive innovation, and produce results that exceed expectations. Simply put, we are more than a company; we are our client’s trusted advisors.

AIM Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AIM Consulting provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. AIM Consulting complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.