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Lead Dev Ops Engineer

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Want to join a growing Digital Team!

Our Client has an ambitious plans to drive Digital Commerce growth globally and is seeking talented professionals who share never-ending passion and an unwavering focus on customer experience to join us.


About the role:

Our client is seeking a highly motivated Lead DevOps Engineer to lead and mentor our web/eCommerce & e-Procurement DevOps team as a part of Digital Transformation. This role will report to the DevOps Manager. This role will be a point of contact for the DevOps and environment management of the web/eCommerce & e-Procurement platform. This role will establish and improve best practices around DevOps and environment management. This role will improve the automation of the CI-CD pipeline and environment management of the web/eCommerce & e-Procurement platform. This role will coordinate with all stakeholders including product teams and other cross-functional teams, as needed.


You must be a passionate and hands-on individual with an ability to lead, learn, and adapt. You will work as part of an agile team and engage in discussions, and be willing to present and share ideas.



  • Lead and Mentor DevOps engineers
  • Build and establish best DevOps industry practices
  • Build, improve, and mature automated continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) release pipelines that package, test, and deploy code
  • Measure the improvements in CI-CD pipelines
  • Build automation framework to help release management
  • Provide support to the build and release needs of agile teams
  • Responsible for change management, getting timely approvals for all production changes
  • Evaluate and onboard new tools as needed for CI-CD
  • Provide release support for enterprise initiatives, upgrades, production hotfixes, and NFRs  (such as patching, performance fix, etc.)
  • Develop/enhance environment strategy & management
  • Create/maintain infrastructure inventory and maintain software/version levels
  • Create/maintain release history for all environments
  • Plan and coordinate availability of non-production environments and it's allocation
  • Schedule environment refresh and coordinate with relevant teams
  • Schedule maintenance work and coordinate with relevant teams
  • Act as point of escalation for non-production platform issues and drive the issue to closure
  • Coordinate infrastructure upgrades and changes with the Infrastructure Team
  • Document knowledge articles and create/maintain a knowledge repository
  • Available during non-core hours such as an early morning or late night, especially during release, etc.
  • Be open to shoulder additional or changed responsibilities within the organization




  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other technical degree preferred or equivalent experience.


  • 10+ years of experience in build and release and/or DevOps engineering
  • Hands on experience in source control management, branching and merging strategies (Bitbucket preferred)
  • Hand on experience developing and supporting CI/CD pipelines (Bamboo/GitHib Actions preferred)
  • Hands on experience in environmental management, environment provisioning, and support
  • Experience with agile processes, including experience with Atlassian tools (Confluence and Jira)
  • Hands-on experience in APIs validation


  • This role is "hands-on" and needs skills to get the work done
  • Scripting Languages (Shell, Bash, Python)
  • Build Management: Bamboo, GitHub Action, Jenkins, Ant, Maven
  • Config Management: Terraform, Ansible, Puppet
  • Understanding of web services, REST and XML concepts, and developer tools


Optional Skills:

  • Ability to effectively learn and use new concepts, tools, and methodology to support the needs of the business
  • Ability to work with business, developers, testers, product management, and other IT teams 
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization from senior management to associate level
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours such as an early morning or late night (during release schedule, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal  communication skills
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly as needed 
  • Familiarity with software development life cycles and agile framework 
  • Experience working with offshore team
  • Good documenting skill with experience in building knowledge base repository
  • Good mentoring skill with experience in training and mentoring less experienced team members

Behavioral Competency

  • Operates with integrity, transparency, and humility
  • Acts as a true company owner to advance the overall interests of Waters
  • Carries a broad global perspective of markets, tech, and trends
  • Balances clear strategic thinking and accountability in execution to deliver results
  • Actively creates the conditions for Waters' people and teams to succeed