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Principal Dev Ops Engineer

Magellan Health

This is a Full-time position in Glen Allen, VA posted November 22, 2022.

A strong dev ops engineer that helps to implement the concept of infrastructure as code. In order to achieve this, the engineer should be proficient in AWS cloudformation template and knowledge to terra form would be a plus. AWS Dev ops engineer certification would also be a plus. Needs to have strong technical knowledge on creating infrastricture stacks for ec2 work loads, serverless work loads using serverless framework. Proficiency in cloudformation template, lambda using nodejs, python or java to create custom automation scripts for various infrastructure requirements.
 

This position leads an infrastructure team and coordinates projects to meet client needs. Builds a strong team by setting example, encouraging T-shaped skills and provide the necessary training and mentoring to accomplish these goals. Coaches the team to grow the capabilities of other engineers on the team as well as providing administrative support. Ensures that’s the standards and procedures are followed during design and implementation of information systems. Responsible for monitoring the systems to ensure the highest level of infrastructure performance. Works with customer to define epics and refine requirements into actionable stories. Conducts employee reviews, staffing and other resource management tasks.

  • Sets team goals and prioritizes tasks to align with company and department objectives.  Communicates these goals to team members.  Measures progress and results of team performance.
  • Ensures that all work is getting accomplished by making assignments and monitoring tasks. This includes balancing work between Database Administrators, Leads, and Supervisors, and ensuring proper policies and procedures are followed.
  • Manages all aspects of team staffing including hiring, employee retention, employee development and training.  Assesses and evaluates individual capabilities using clear and consistent performance standards.  Provides feedback and coaching to staff both formally and informally.
  • Coordinates, guides and mentors project management efforts performed by staff to ensure all tasks are completed successfully and on time.
  • Assists staff in maintaining constant communication with customers, both internal and external, to facilitate analysis and troubleshooting to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Acts as liaison to assigned SBUs and management team to stay abreast of changing departmental needs.
  • Provides status reports to Management as appropriate, highlighting risks and issues.
  • Assists with budget preparation and management.
  • Manages to 24x7x365 staff coverage.   
  • Special projects as assigned by management.

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

7+ years of related experience including a minimum of 3+ years of designing, building and maintaining high quality, secure infrastructure systems in IT, experience working with Agile Methods and modern data center and cloud environments.
Experience moving across different departments within IT to gain a broader perspective of the business/industry. 
Familiar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures.
Critical thinker.
Demonstrated problem solving techniques.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to coach and build skills within the team.
Experience in health care, insurance or related field.

General Job Information

Title

Principal Dev Ops Engineer

Grade

29

Work Experience – Required

IT

Work Experience – Preferred

Education – Required

Education – Preferred

Bachelors – Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications – Required

License and Certifications – Preferred

Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.