Perficient, Inc. Chef Engineer/Architect - DevOps in Denver, Colorado

Chef Engineer/Architect - DevOps Job Location(s)US-CO-DenverJob ID2018-6034 # of Openings 2 Category Technology Experts - Architect OverviewAt Perficient you will deliver best in class process and technology solutionssupporting mission-critical business priorities to Fortune 500 companies;and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. You will do this withcutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with theworld's largest and most recognized vendors. Our network of offices acrossNorth America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you theopportunity to spread your wings, too.We are proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace" year afteryear. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude,innovative solutions, and collaborative culture that sets us apart and keepsour colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.Perficient currently has several career opportunities for a Chef DevOpsEngineer/Architect supporting our DevOps and Cloud solutions teams here inDenver, CO.As a Technical Architect or Lead Technical Consultant (depending on years ofexperience), you will provide best-fit DevOps solutions for one or moreprojects supporting our DevOps delivery strategy aligned to CI/CDfoundations, pilots, or proof of concepts. You will also assist indefining scope and sizing of work based on client needs in some cases.You will provide technology direction, ensure project implementationcompliance, and utilize technology research to innovate, integrate, andmanage technology solutions. You will collaborate with some of the besttalent in the industry to create and implement innovative high qualitysolutions, participate in sales and various pursuits focused on ourclients' business needs. ResponsibilitiesAggressively drive forward specific areas of technology engineering helpingour clients leverage DevOps solutions to the most maturity possible.Provide architectural improvement of existing or new solutions to projectexecution teams for implementation supporting DevOps solutions.Provide technology assessments, strategies, and process improvementroadmaps for one or more technology domains supporting DevOps frameworks(depending on years of experience)Lead projects within architecture. Work with Product Owner/Business Analyststo understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functionalteams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features(depending on years of experience).Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new solutions.Own development of a few features in every Sprint using tools such asAtlassian Jira, CA Rally, etc.Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with planning, scoping and creation oftechnical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuousintegration, continuous delivery, to production launch.Liaise with offshore team and clients for resolving technical dependencies,issues, and risks where applicable.Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams buildinginnovative applications (based on years of experience)Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams supportingDevOps deliverables across Dev teams, Ops teams, QA teams, and security teams.Train others on the team where applicable to scale our Chef expertise acrossthe U.S. QualificationsMinimum 5-8 years solution automation experience.Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategicplanning and oversight (depending on architect vs. LTC role).At least 5 years of experience in technology consulting, enterprise andsolutions architecture and architectural frameworks.At least 5 years of experience with DevOps tools such as CHEF solutions(Automate, Habitat, OpsWorks, Inspec), Maven, Jenkins (CJP,CJE, OpenSource), Nexus solutions (Repo, Lifecycle), Kubernetes, Docker.At least 2 years of experience with DevOps best practices supportingmodernized SDLC and ITIL process improvements.Fluent and current on architecture trends with an ey