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Associate Principal, Software Engineering (AWS DevOps)

Summary

Provide subject matter expertise for ongoing support of applications deployed to OCC’s non production AWS environments and supporting 3rd party applications.  Identify root causes and automate solutions in support of development. Work under general supervision; typically reports to a project leader or manager.  Manage day to day activities when called upon.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide subject matter expertise for ongoing support of third-party tools like Kafka, Artifactory, Terraform, Apigee. 

  • Support the lower environments for incident and problem management

  • Resolve complex support issues in non-production environments.

  • Have an understanding of Cloud Native applications running on Kubernetes within AWS.

  • Assist production support and development staff in debugging environment defects.

  • Create procedural and troubleshooting documentation related to cloud native applications

  • Write complex automation scripts using common automation tools, such as Jenkins, Ansible, and Terraform

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Qualifications

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to multi-task and work with management to prioritize tasks.

  • Demonstrate strong confidence in abilities and knowledge.

  • Ability to work well in crisis situations.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

  • Flexibility to be on call from 5 PM to 7 AM for 3 months per year.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Technical Skills

Expert understanding of:

  • Systems administration and change management practices

  • Message-oriented technologies such as Kafka

  • Internet / Web based technologies

  • ITLT Best Practices

  • Scripting and coding

  • Network technologies

  • CI/CD tools such as Artifactory, Jenkins, and GIT

  • Cloud native applications, including Terraform experience

  • Technologies used to support microservices

  • Encryption technologies (SSL/TLS, PKI Infrastructure management)

  • Security controls as applied to software technologies

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area

  • 7-10 years of related experience

  • Minimum 7 years experience working in a distributed multi-platform environment.

  • Minimum 3 supporting enterprise monitoring technologies

Certificates or Licenses

  • Cloud Certification a plus

About Us
The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.

What We Offer
A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include: 
A hybrid work environment, up to 2 days per week of remote work
Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education
Student Loan Repayment Assistance
Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely
Generous PTO and Parental leave 
Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision

Step 1
When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.  

Step 2
You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3
If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. 

For more information about OCC, please click here.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply About OCC
  • REQ-3114
  • Dallas, TX
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: Jan. 30, 2023

How to Apply

Step 1 - When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.

Step 2 - You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3 - If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Numerous studies have shown that people from groups that are traditionally under-represented in financial services apply to jobs only if they believe they meet 100% of the requirements. We want to break down this mindset to further diversify our workforce.

We encourage you to review our open positions and apply if you think your experience may be a match, even if you do not meet all of the qualifications. Your perspective may be an element we need to continue building innovative solutions to support the markets and market participants we serve.

OCC is a globally recognized entity that clears a multitude of diverse and sophisticated products. We want to reflect this in the diversity of our workforce.

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