At the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, employees come first - that's why we offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees.
* Medical, dental and vision insurance * Retirement program (401k and Pension) * Generous PTO plan * 11 paid holidays per year * Hybrid working model (effective February 22, 2022) * Casual dress code
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Set up CI/CD pipelines to support automated deployment of resources to Cloud environments, all at medium to high level of complexity
This is a hands-on role that develops and supports build and release automation pipelines. You will be part of the team that will deploy a highly available full software stack in public/ private clouds
Remediate gaps and support the automation requirements of continuous integration and continuous deployment
Identify and develop metrics and dashboards to monitor adoption and maturity of DevOps
Experience in Docker/Containerization and Kubernetes
Ability to contribute to architecture discussions around technology controls and their implementation in a DevOps/Cloud environment
Work collaboratively with architecture, security and other engineers to estimate, design, code, deploy and support working software / technology components
Foster the adoption of DevSecOps culture and capabilities across Agile product delivery teams
Work in an Agile/Scrum environment; planning, estimating, and completing tasks on
Liaison with Agile Delivery Process teams to support necessary configurations/setup in Azure DevOps (ADO) for Agile ceremonies
Work with development and support teams to design improved deployment, provisioning and integration workflows, ensure environments stability and identify areas and plans for improvement
Contribute to new technology, vendor package and tool road mapping, evaluation and introduction
Ensure compliance with Performance, Security, Availability, Recoverability standards and policies and provide Monitoring recommendations for tasks of low to medium level of complexity
5+ years of demonstrable software engineering and DevOps experience
5+ years working in SCRM/Agile software development environment
Proficiency in cross-platform scripting language and build tools (Python,ANT,Artifactory,Groovy, MS Build,NuGet)
Proficiency in OOP software development using C# or similar languages
Experience deploying and administering Continuous integration tools such as Azure DevOps, Jenkins, TeamCity, Octopus or Bamboo
Experience with Infrastructure cloud tools such as Terraform, Docker, and Aspire etc.
Experience with automated testing solutions for unit testing, integration and system testing
Ability to define scalable CI/CD pipelines
Understanding of deployment strategies using Docker for containerization
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. Computer Science or related field preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND BEHAVIORS REQUIRED
Strong cloud engineering experience primarily with Azure and AWS.
Experience in working with Terraform, Ansible, and/or Chef for infrastructure automation and configuration
Experience with Docker and Kubernetes on platforms such as AWS ECS and AWS EKS
Experience with programming languages such as Python, Golang, and C++ is a plus
Experience with APM and monitoring tools such as Datadog, New Relic, Prometheus/Grafana.
Experience with SQL databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL, NoSQL databases like AWS Dynamo DB and MongoDB, graph DB such as Neo4J, AWS Neptune.
Experience with project management and workflow tools and concepts such as Jira, Agile, Scrum/Kanban, etc.
Strong communication/presentation skills and ability to explain protocol, processes, and cloud architecture with team and management.
FHLBank Chicago Maintains a Safe Work Environment With A Mandatory Vaccination Policy For All Employees.
We are committed to providing a safe work environment for all our employees. The FHLBank Chicago requires all employees, except those who may require accommodations under federal or state civil rights laws, to be fully vaccinated.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $100 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to support mortgage lending and community investment. Each FHLBank operates as an independent organization and is governed by a board of directors elected by its member institutions. As a cooperative, we provide reliable liquidity to our member banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and community development financial institutions located in Illinois and Wisconsin, focusing on the distinct needs of their individual businesses and communities.
We offer products and services to help our members fund loans and investments held in portfolio, manage liquidity, fund mortgages into the secondary market, secure third party agreements, and achieve asset liability management goals. Through our Community Investment and Affordable Housing programs, we also help our members to provide affordable housing and economic development in the communities they serve.
FHLBank Chicago is a place, where everyone can make a difference—both for our organization and for the communities we serve through our member financial institutions. We aim to create a diverse... and inclusive environment where employees are fully engaged and positioned to do their best work. Teamwork is valued, and even entry-level hires may find themselves working side-by-side with senior-level executives.