DevOps Engineer – Chef

Cincinnati, New York
03 Oct 2016
02 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
GE Power seeks a DevOps Engineer. This individual will be developing automated solutions for cloud infrastructure and platforms which support enterprise applications.

Essential Responsibilities

DevOps Engineer - Chef will:
  • Develop fully automated build and orchestration processes using for AWS Cloud, using languages like node.js, java, Ruby and other scripting languages.
  • Support the automation ecosystem and related build and operational activities.
  • Work as part of a scrum team and develop accurate work estimates, comprehensive code comments and code documentation.
  • Provide technical guidance to other support teams and architects.
  • Create and maintain base AMIs, using tools like Packer and Jenkins, and other related base packages.
  • Prototype creative solutions quickly, and be able to guide the team in crafting and implementing.
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging technologies.
  • Responsible for full life cycle of Cookbooks, scripts and other automations.
  • Work with different teams to understand integrations with GE systems
  • Ensure software quality assurance and adherence to standards and processes.
  • Drive efficiency and effectiveness in automation scripts.
  • Understand customer requirements and contribute to the development solutions and projects.
  • Create documentation and participate in requirements gathering, design and code reviews.
  • Performs defect corrections for ensuring quality.
  • Evaluate and implement new cloud based services.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university or an Associate's Degree with 2 years of experience in IT.
  • Minimum 1 year experience with AWS Lambda, CLI and other APIs, or 2 years experience with Software Development.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Ruby, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), GIT, Jenkins and Yum
  • Experienced with Amazon AWS, Verizon, Azure and/or other cloud providers.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills Strong Technical project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Experienced working on SCRUM / Agile team
  • Strong team player - collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
  • Experience working with REST or Soap APIs
  • Experience with cloud provider AWS SDKs and/or CLIs
  • Experience with orchestration tools for Cloud.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure automation and infrastructure as software concepts
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification or equivalent quality certification
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or equivalent quality certification

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