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Senior DevOps Engineer

Company: Verisk
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.---We have received the Great Place to Work - Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

As a Senior DevOps Engineer within Verisk's automation group, you will be part of a team that provides managed services, platforms, automation, infrastructure-as-code, and tools that support and shape the future of our organization.

Our work is done in a dynamic and constantly evolving multi-cloud environment that will challenge you and your ability to deliver robust and well-engineered solutions. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, take ownership, and be comfortable collaborating with others and in the end deliver quality results.

Working As a Senior DevOps Engineer At Verisk Means
Contributing to a large, dynamic, and innovative technical community
Leading the design of robust, highly available, and efficient infrastructure solutions for applications and services in our multi-cloud environment
Working with new technologies that expand and challenge your abilities
Analyzing data to identify improvement opportunities for our services to better support the needs of our customers
Providing leadership and guidance on how to best use our systems
Contributing to the overall team strategy and roadmap

Specific Responsibilities
Design and build scalable solutions
Provide DevOps support for managed platforms and services
Liaise with customers and other personnel for technical design, implementation, and problem resolution
Offer design guidance and support to business partners to enable optimal usage of technology solutions
Introduce innovative technologies through research, proof of concepts, and implementation
Develop and maintain scripts, automated processes, and documentation
Participate and lead in the management of technical projects through all phases of execution

At least 3+ years hands-on experience in DevOps or software engineering
2+ years expertise with cloud platforms; AWS preferred
Excellent Python, bash, and scripting fundamentals
Expertise with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Ansible, Chef, Terraform, or CloudFormation
Experience consuming and integrating infrastructure service APIs
Experience building systems where observability is a priority using protocols and tools that cover the space of log aggregation, analytics, monitoring, tracing, and alerting
Proficient with containerization and cluster management technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
Ability to build and design new tools from scratch
In-depth knowledge of build/release systems, CI/CD systems
Proficient at Linux system administration
Experience with modern web services architectures
Ability to quickly learn new and existing technologies
Strong problem-solving skills
Exceptional customer service skills

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Consumer Privacy Notice

At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: Verisk, Jersey City , Senior DevOps Engineer, Engineering , Jersey City, New Jersey

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