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DevOps Automation Engineer

Company: Citigroup Inc.
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Citi's technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we're looking for talented technologists to help build the future of global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the globe - we're changing the way people bank and how the world does business. Citi's technology team supports business operations in 100+ countries, across multiple lines of business spanning both Institutional and retail businesses. The group works to optimize the IT environment by standardizing production platforms, reducing complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next level through the power of Citi's unmatched globality and vast expertise.

DevOps Automation Engineer, AVP

The DevOps Engineer is an exciting new role which will enhance our entire SRE/Production Management organization. The right candidate will understand building and releasing, to coordinate with global cross-functional teams to identify, prioritize and facilitates requirements in support of Continuous Integration projects/initiatives. Prior experience with DevOps Engineering related to Continuous Integration/Delivery solutions, Platform Automation and Build & release - will all serve to enhance your performance in this role. We are seeking strong analytical skills in order to filter, prioritize and validate potentially complex and dynamic material from multiple sources.

Job responsibilities:

  • Work with stakeholders and infrastructure teams to deliver transformational solutions leveraging Middleware IAC automation Patterns.
  • Partner with development and operation teams to facilitate practical automation solutions and custom modules.
  • Help in establishing DevOps Infrastructure automation model and implementing automation with best practices.
  • Develop IAC lightspeed pipelines to execute pattern playbooks and templates.
  • Actively engage with application, Infrastructure and support teams to ensure IAC patterns are widely adopted.
  • Maintenance of automated tooling code in Jinja templates, PowerShell, shell, groovy scripting, python or similar scripting language.
  • Designing and implementing workflows to automate the infrastructure release and upgrade process for applications in Dev, UAT and Production environments.
  • Strong knowledge on source code repository (GIT/Bit bucket/SVN and Clear Case) including branching and merging strategies.
  • Work closely with Application team to analyze, review and clarify design and architecture on infrastructure implementation, Build and Deploy automation.
  • Document as-is state of environment, gap analysis, come up with options, recommendations.
  • POC of Tools, Techniques as desired, Evaluating and adopting new tools to improve infrastructure build and release processes.
  • Ability to perform Root cause analysis and document - Incident and Problem management.


Ansible experience is paramount

Python scripting advanced experience, we use scripting to connect plans, we use python libraries, and we use python scripting to connects to different APIs

  • Experience with REST web services.

Awareness of how to to use python to invoke APIs

Terraform is optional

  • 5+ years experience in DevOps, software configuration, Build, Deployment , Release Management and Infrastructure Design is required.
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD systems like Jenkins, TeamCity and Harness is required.
  • basic level of experience required in groovy scripting (for Jenkins)
  • Expert level understanding required in common container technologies like Redhat openshift, AWS or google cloud.
  • Strong level understanding in Unix Operating systems is required.
  • 3+ Source Code Management, Continuous Integration/Delivery Solutions expertise. Knowledge of either: (Git/Stash, Udeploy)
  • 2+ Years of experience in Repository Management tools (Artifactory/Nexus )
  • Strong Documentations skills to prepare build/deployment/POC/Design Documents.
  • Able to work independently with minimal direction
  • Nice to have:
  • Expert level of experience required in automating middleware infrastructure such as Kafka ,MQ, tibco, WebSphere etc.
  • experience in monitoring tools like Appdynamics, Kibana and ITRS.


Bachelors degree

Keywords: Citigroup Inc., Irving , DevOps Automation Engineer, Other , Irving, Texas

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