Lead/Senior DevOps Engineer

| Chicago

Our Team:

Technology drives our business. Our team is made up of talented software engineers, infrastructure engineers, leaders and UX professionals. We care about technology as a craft and a differentiator. We bring our global products to market with a mix of software, cloud, data centers, infrastructure, design and grit.  

 

Our Product Groups:

Individual Investor – building products like Morningstar.com and mobile apps for individuals like yourself

Institutional Investor – developing some of our flagship products like Morningstar Direct for institutional investors and our Advisor products for financial advisors

Workplace – this is where we build and provide our hosted digital advice platform for Retirement plans, 401K’s, etc. (what some call robo-advisors)

Data – this is the heart of Morningstar where all data is sourced, collected, transformed, calculated and distributed across the world

 

The Role: 

As a Lead Site Reliability (SRE)/DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for the availability, automation, performance, efficiency, scaling, monitoring and emergency response of operating systems. You use your deep understanding of platforms, architecture, people, systems, and processes to both establish and continuously improve SLIs and SLOs for uptime, performance, deployment, monitoring, and troubleshooting. You are interested in setting direction and leading the day to day processes that shape our vision for reliability.

 

Day To Day

* Define requirements and develop tools and reporting as needed by projects and operations.

* Collaborate with multiple software development teams globally to provide, and iterate on, an enterprise scale public cloud CI/CD platform

* Work in a diverse technical environment to establish, advocate, and provide patterns for the CI/CD platform

* Work with products to define application hardening and define opportunities for chaos engineering.

* Use operational tools and monitoring platforms to gain in-depth knowledge, understanding, and ongoing monitoring of system availability, performance, and capacity.

* Work with business partners to establish Service Level Indicators and Objectives (SLIs and SLOs)

* Write and execute build/deployment scripts/tasks

* Set up and maintain software development tools spanning source control, continuous integration/delivery, code review, etc.

* Implement alerting strategy that makes alerts actionable and unique.

* Stay current on emerging technologies

 

Preferred Qualifications

* Strong knowledge of build, release, and configuration management practices

* AWS working experience and/or certification(s) is a plus

* Passionate about staying current on trends and best practices in software development

* Knowledge of source control tools (Git, CodeCommit, SVN, and TFS), build/release tools (Jenkins, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline), and infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, CloudFormation)

* Programing experience/skills in popular languages such as Python, Java, C#, PHP, Ruby, or PowerShell, etc.

* Knowledge of monitoring tools and strategy.

* Experience running incident postmortems.

* Working knowledge of Linux and Windows

* Strong grasp of Configuration Management (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt Stack)

* Embrace collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

 

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher with previous experience in a technical support role.

You have been working in technology for 3+ year

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PlayFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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