Remote Lead IT DevOps Engineer (m/f/d) job at ANSYS

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Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.

Summary / Role Purpose

The Lead DevOps Engineer enhances and improves ANSYS global infrastructure systems and processes. This role will be responsible for developing, configuring, administering and the deployment of automated infrastructure in both Cloud and Co-Lo environments across the organization. The role is responsible for the validation of business requirements and design approaches, advanced system improvements within various environments and provides expertise to the business units in a limited subject matter field. This role will work independently with minimal supervision and participate as a technology resource in larger projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serve as key leader and expert on DevOps practices
  • Implement and support Continuous Integration and Deployment Pipelines.
  • Creates and moves business services and functions in an integrated Hybrid cloud architecture.
  • Design and implement build, deployment and configuration management processes and methodologies.
  • Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve
  • Manage and deploy CI/CD tools across the ANSYS organization
  • Communicates and drives infrastructure improvement ideas within a project-based framework
  • Develops processes, optimization methods, and risk management strategies
  • Performs advanced customization and improvements of core data-center infrastructure
  • Collaborates with other business functions on complex business requirements, including design and integration points
  • Responsible for creating workload deployment strategies, collaborate with business and optimize workload execution.
  • Responsible for designing, building, and optimizing automation systems that help to execute business workload execution on infrastructure platforms.
  • involves in creating technology infrastructure, automation tools, and maintaining configuration management across the board.
  • Lead needs to implement lifecycle infrastructure solutions and documentation operations
  • Mentor junior members in the team
  • Work collaboratively across team boundaries to share common capabilities

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A minimum of 7 years related work experience
  • Familiar with virtualization, containers, and virtual stacks (OpenStack, Azure Stack, etc)
  • Knowledge of test and build systems, source code repositories and integrated deployment environments
  • Familiar with IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • Proficient with automation and scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, and/or Perl)
  • Detailed understanding of operating system concepts
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement process and design improvements

Preferred Qualifications and Skills
  • Master's Degree strongly preferred.
  • An equivalent of the same in working experience is also acceptable for this position.

Culture and Values
Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs - guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:
  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

Working at Ansys
At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions. With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. Because at Ansys, it's about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It's about the "what's next" as much as the "mission accomplished". It's about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.

At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost. As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.

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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

Job posted 2021-11-15