Azure DevOps Engineer I (Junior Level) - 100% Remote in WFH-Texas at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 6/2/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    WFH-Texas
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/2/2021

Job Description

Position/Title: Azure DevOps Engineer I (Junior) - 100% Remote

** NOTE: Must have some experience with Microsoft Azure and TFS.

Location:  WFH (100% remote anywhere in the US)

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for Application Lifecycle Management for multiple business units. Primary duties will encompass the design and implementation of automated build and release pipelines utilizing Azure DevOps Services, supporting a .NET C# stack.  Provide communication and collaboration between software development, quality assurance, business analysis, project management and infrastructure teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Create and manage Azure DevOps Services build and release definitions to enable deployment to lower environments as well as production environments.
  • Facilitate build and deployment to Development, Testing, UAT, Staging environments; provide post deployment support to technical teams.
  • Perform production deployments and assist with troubleshooting deployment issues
  • Serve as a liaison between application development and infrastructure teams in the establishment of needed infrastructure in the development and subsequent support of application solutions
  • Develop an understanding of infrastructure footprint of existing .NET solutions and utilize as a pattern to design new solutions
  • Serve as the SME for software development life-cycle tools that can support testing, monitoring, integration/release activities
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, patch, and upgrade software application products
  • Monitors usage and changes configurations to improve capacity or performance of servers
  • Participate in system performance tuning and technical troubleshooting sessions

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree, equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • Working knowledge of Azure DevOps Services and GIT source management
  • Working knowledge of all phases of software development including design, coding, testing and implementation.
  • 1+ years working with or supporting application development teams
  • 1+ years of experience with distributed build/deployment
  • Performs work under direct supervision
  • Handles basic technical issues; collaborates with senior level teammates to address more complex issues
  • Ability to work with and understand business/client requirements
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure, adhere to project deadlines and procedures, multi-task and be detail-oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems
  • Application development exposure – no direct development experience necessary
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages – PowerShell a plus
  • Active Directory, DNS, IIS knowledge desired
  • Understanding of Change Control procedures, High Availability, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery concepts as they relate to distributed system architectures

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National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp., a member of the Allstate family of companies, is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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