IT DevOps Specialist Consultant - ITE Department

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IT DevOps Specialist Consultant - ITE Department

 

Background of this search: The ITE department is looking for an experienced professional to join the IT Operations division with proficiency in designing, architecting, and implementing IT solutions for IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS environments.

 

The team’s mission: the ITE department is responsible for formulating the Bank’s IT Strategy, implementing it, and providing IT related tools, solutions and services.  The IT Operations Division (ITO) is responsible for designing, managing, implementing, and maintaining global Information Technology Applications, Services and the Infrastructure of the Bank.

 

What you’ll do: Your primary functions will be:

  • Oversee a CI/CD pipeline that contributes to the strengthening and adoption of enhanced SDLC processes and DevOps practices to advance the overall quality of enterprise IT solutions.
  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
  • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to the development teams
  • Oversee progress of development teams to ensure consistency with initial designs
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers
  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.
  • Project management support
  • Communicate easily and effectively with clients, cross-functional teams, including but not limited to senior management, developers, project management, architect, among others.

 

What you’ll need:

Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.

Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.

Education:

  • Four-year Management Information System, Information Technology or a comparable degree.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferable) (or equivalent degree) from an accredited university in Information Technology or another relevant field desirable
  • Microsoft, AWS, DevOps Certifications desirable

Experience: 

  • Proven experience as DevOps Specialist for at least 4 years
  • Proven experience performing code auditing and analysis in a CI/CD pipeline (SonarQube is preferred), using an automation server (Jenkins is preferred), and developing and applying secure coding standards in an enterprise environment

Languages: Proficiency in English and in another Bank official language (Spanish, Portuguese and/or French)

 

Core and Technical Competencies:

  • Proven experience working on different DevOps tools like:
    • Jenkins
    • JFrog
    • Digital.ai Release
    • SonarQube
    • Bitbucket
    • Azure DevOps
    • Azure Repos
    • JIRA
    • Bitbucket Pipelines
    • Circle CI
  • Excellent knowledge with Infrastructure as a Code concept.
  • Excellent knowledge of Azure Development and Azure Stacks for Integration
    • Azure Service Bus
    • Azure Event Grid
    • Azure API Management
    • Azure Functions
    • Azure Web Apps
    • Azure Logic Apps
    • Azure Data Factory
  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture
  • Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling methods.
  • Experience in software development and coding in various languages (C#, Java, Python, JavaScript, Typescript, PowerShell).
  • Solid understanding of APIs and Web Services (SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, OData), including authorization and authentication standards such as SAML, OAuth, WebAuthN, ADFS
  • Understanding of software quality assurance principles
  • Working knowledge of database design and querying (Microsoft SQL is preferred)
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS, JavaScript and UI/UX design
  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail
  • High quality organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities
  • Ability to work in an international team across hierarchical levels

 

Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Consultancy Full Time

Length of contract: 1 year

Starting date: November 2021

Location: Washington, DC, USA.

Responsible person: IT Lead Specialist.

Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.  

 

Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.

Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and indigenous people to apply.

 

About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

 

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

 

“Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.”

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