DevOps Engineer - Remote

Schaumburg, IL, United States (flexible)
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They've actually hired through PowerToFly! Meet Michelle Ensey, who is Paylocity's newest Product Owner! Michelle says she was attracted to Paylocity because of their "core values... They have a remote workforce and manage it well - meaning that I feel confident about working remotely and being a valued member of the team. I'm able to balance my family and my career without having to sacrifice one for the other."

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Delivering one-of-a-kind cloud technology, accompanied by award winning customer service, Paylocity is a software company in a category of its own. 
Poised to revolutionize the world of human capital management for hundreds of thousands of small and medium sized businesses, we are seeking the best and the brightest to help us create the future – enabling our customers to be employers of choice for their employees and supervisors.
Our Product & Technology organization nurtures a dynamic agile work environment full of talented individuals with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds working in small squads around a shared mission.  Guided by our development principles, and a passion for compelling software, we come together to deliver great products and make Paylocity an exciting place to work. 
The DevOps Engineer will handle application deployments of our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud-based Payroll and HR products across multiple development, staging and production environments.  The job responsibilities include developing, executing deployment scripts/processes while troubleshooting application or environment issues and remediating them.  This position will act as a liaison between many teams, particularly with software development and operations, to coordinate implementing new applications, upgrading existing applications or building out new automated processes to better support software development teams.  This role supports all aspects of the software development process including continuous integration platforms, source control, automated tests and release management.
Are you the teammate we are looking for?
Who you are:
·         Enthusiastic about developing the best deployment processes and providing an incredible customer experience
·         An advocate for the many teams we serve
·         An advocate for best practices within continuous integration, release management, and improvement of our software delivery lifecycle
·         A natural problem solver that can quickly troubleshoot remediate application or environment issues
·         Able to work with both software development and operations
·         Able to coordinate and implement new applications
·         Able to balance long term projects with daily duties
How we work:
·         Curiosity and candor; the quality of the idea wins the day
·         Casual, focused, and agile environment operating under our shared principles
·         Customers at the center of everything we do
·         Small, mission-focused squads with an entrepreneurial spirit backed by enterprise investments
·         Consistent routines across stakeholders to ensure complete transparency
·         Close working relationship between executive stakeholders and customers
What we offer:
·         A compelling mission to elevate payroll and human resources across the backroom and into the boardroom
·         Focus on helping our customers automate manual processes, appeal to the modern workforce, and glean insights from analytics
·         Lean enabling process that focuses on putting our customers at the center of everything we do
·         A commitment to investing in our products, hiring the best talent, and giving them the chance to meaningfully contribute to a vast market opportunity
·         Ample opportunity and encouragement to stay current with external training
·         A phenomenal culture that keeps getting better
Required Experience:
·         College degree or equivalent experience required
·         3-5 years of experience in Windows operating system/platforms hopefully in a virtualized environment
·         Knowledge in one or more of the following technologies - ASP.NET/MVC/IIS/SQL Server/PowerShell
·         Experienced in application deployment processes and various supporting tools
·         Knowledge and or experience using and managing source control systems such as TFS or Git
·         Knowledge and or experience administrating and use of continuous integration platforms such as TeamCity
·         Ability to troubleshoot deployment and configuration issues and applying solutions
·         Understanding of firewalls, load balancers, and networking concepts is a plus
·         Strong oral and written communication skills
·         Analyze current processes and procedures to seek improvements
·         Evaluate emerging automation technologies and their potential applications
·         Able to work on off hours and weekends as the need arise (such as Production release)
During the last three months, you would have:
·         Automated manual, repetitive tasks through Powershell
·         Implemented a solution in a preferred development language
·         Administered or developed a deployment pipeline
·         Identified current process improvements and proposed improvements
·         Built effective cross-team relationships
·         Acted in a service capacity solving technical issues
·         Identified how to improve and worked toward that goal

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