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Application Technology Dev Ops Senior Associate - Consumer Markets

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Job Category:   Technology Consulting
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   TX-Dallas
Travel Requirements:   81-100%
Position Type:   Senior Associate
Req ID:   101882BR
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Job Description
Our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Consumer Markets industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. This industry vertical team includes​ Consumer Products, Retail, Travel andTransportation clients.​

Our Application Technology consultants provide an end to end solution offering including Application Development and Integration, Application Architecture, custom IoT and mobile solutions, User Experience, Quality Management and Testing, Business Process Management and helping clients determine the best applications for their business needs and integrate new and existing applications into their business including Mobility integration. This high performing team works with various types of technologies and software framework such as

Java, .Net, iOS, HTML5, ESBs, advises on the software development life-cycle, and helps architect and develop specific applications for clients. Additionally, they assist with integration of new applications and quality management and testing.

Our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Consumer Markets industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. This industry vertical team includes Consumer Products, Retail, Travel and Transportation clients.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 5


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:

- Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;

- Leading a key workstream in engagements, staying educated on current trends, and assisting in the development of knowledge capital;

- Collaborating with business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients;

- Supporting practice management for a specific operation or process; and,

- Contributing to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and successful completion of engagement workstreams.


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs, including the following areas:

- Architecting, designing, and implementing next generation deployment architecture and automation solutions;

- Owning and leading initiatives to define, design, and implement DevOps solutions which includes reference architectures, estimates, and costing;

- Working in fast-paced, agile, and focused enterprise teams;

- Leveraging a working knowledge of multiple development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall);

- Demonstrating an understanding of DevOps principles and proven ability implementing an end-to-end DevOps toolchain, including CI/CD, automation, infrastructure as code, configuration as code, blue/green deployments, and rolling deployments;

- Demonstrating an understanding and knowledge of cloud service offerings from major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP);

- Leveraging an extensive and hands-on understanding of services of one major cloud provider, such as compute, storage, network, monitoring, application services, deployment, and analytics;

- Modeling cloud and network infrastructure concepts, including load balancing, failover, disaster recovery, CDNs, availability zones, redundancy techniques, firewalls, and security approaches;

- Acting as a Subject Matter Specialist in DevOps industry leading practices with various cloud based concepts, tools and services such as Cloud Formation, Auto Scaling Groups, and Configuration Management;

- Leveraging knowledge of container technology (e.g., Docker, Vagrant), container management, and orchestration toolsets (e.g., Kubernetes, Mesos, Swarn) with in depth knowledge and hands-on experience in one of the products in each of these categories;

- Managing microservices-based environment;.

- Implementing, maintaining, and improving Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments;

- Reviewing existing system architecture, designing, and suggesting improvements for better efficacy and efficiency;

- Leveraging use of DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Bamboo, GIT, Maven, Nagios, Logstash, test automation tools (HP, IBM, Selenium, etc.), static analysis tools (VeraCode, SonarSource, etc.) and security tools (HP, IBM, etc.);

- Demonstrating experience in Cloud security (SAML/oAuth2/IAM/SAML); and,

- Demonstrating proficiency with using modern web-based programming languages including Java, C#, JavaScript, Go, Python, Scala, and R.




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