McDonald's - Corporate

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Software Engineer II - DevOps

Posted over 1 month ago

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Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald's evolving Accelerating the Arches growth strategy puts our customers and people first and demonstrates our competitive advantages to strengthen our brand. We are recognized on lists like Fortunes Most Admired Companies and Fast Companys Most Innovative Companies.

Doubling Down on the 4Ds (Delivery, Digital, Drive Thru, and Development)

Our growth pillars emphasize the critical role technology plays as the best-in-class, global omni-channel restaurant brand. Technology enables the organization through digital technologies, and improving the customer, crew and employee experience each and every day!

Global Technology forging the way

Leading the digitization of our business is the Technology organization made up of innovation specialists who build industry defining tech using the latest innovations and platforms, like AI and edge computing to deliver on the next set of groundbreaking opportunities for the business. We take on technology innovation challenges at an incredible scale, and work across global teams who are always hungry for a challenge! This provides access to compelling career paths for technologists. Its bonus points when you get to see your family and friends use the tech you build at their favorite McD restaurant.

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled DevOps Engineer to help own the transformation and ongoing standardization of our CI/CD pipelines and test and development environments.

In this strategy and transformation-focused role, you will partner with our test automation teams, product engineering groups, and 3rd party engineering vendors to develop and drive CI/CD tool adoption and standardization, and development environment improvements.

Were looking at how to use CI/CD optimizations, cloud environments, and standardization technology to improve the development lifecycle and code quality.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • As a DevOps Engineer on the Digital DevOps team, you will play a pivotal role in evaluating the CI/CD pipeline and the development environments.
  • Identify and test solutions to transform environments and CI/CD tooling to improve scalability and leverage automation.
  • Educate and advise development teams, comprising resources from the test automation, point of sale, digital applications, and backend systems, on how CI/CD standards, tooling and environments can help achieve their objectives; assist in bringing teams together to resolve repetitive issues in the CI/CD pipeline and development environments.
  • Work in an agile, startup-like development environment, where you are always working on the most significant priorities.
  • 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience with specialization in DevOps areas of focus.
  • Excellent coding and scripting skills (Bash, Groovy) and experience with implementing high-scale cloud architectures using modern, cloud-based container platforms (PaaS/SaaS)
  • Demonstrable understanding of deployment automation solutions (i.e. Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Validated, applied, knowledge of cloud infrastructure (AWS) and cluster management tools like Kubernetes (AWS EKS)
  • Experience with containers such as Docker
  • Experience with continuous integration and related tools such as Jenkins Pipelines, GitHub Actions, SonarQube, etc.
  • Implement capacity management as business practice for release environment management team working with other middleware and infrastructure teams.
  • Develop recommendations for improvements and strives to automate manual processes for existing tools and operations.
  • Collaborate with Test Automation, CICD teams to improve automation capabilities.
  • Perform root-cause analysis of defects to identify and implement solutions and process improvements.
  • Lead workgroups formed by several disparate teams.
  • Experience with writing Terraform scripts
  • Experience with implementing Service Mesh with Istio
  • Experience working with API Gateway
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are dedicated and deliver high-quality results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent years of experience

Nice to Have

  • Experience with GitHub Actions.
  • Experience converting Jenkins pipelines to GitHub Actions.
  • Experience with TeamCity
  • Experience with ArgoCD
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