Senior DevOps Engineer - DataDog - Chicago, IL


Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as a Senior DevOps Engineer - Datadog and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the Senior DevOps Engineer - Datadog, you will use Datadog to increase efficiency across the teams, eliminate duplication, and leverage product and technology reuse at a release level. You will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across the business. You will also add value to build and release engineering discussions with a focus on immutability, reusability, and modularity of build processes Additionally, you will:

  • Create starter dashboard in Datadog
  • Assist with cluster help and CI/CD pipeline
  • Implement components into Datadog
  • Be responsible for application performance monitoring and real user monitoring
  • Build out dashboards around matrix and create logging with a focus on the dashboard piece
  • Maintain Gitlab CI libraries and resolve library issues
  • Drive process creation and improvement from a POC state to create an enterprise grade process/product to be consumed by multiple software teams
  • Use a solid understanding of Roadmap to create and adhere to milestone timelines centered around specific enterprise-wide incremental deliverables
  • Support and improve tooling for continuous build, automated testing, and release management
  • Drive communication and documentation of internal DevOps processes and concepts to educate the technology community at large
  • Make technology choices at an individual product level and analyze and measure impact
  • Determine where existing cloud templates using Terraform can be improved to spin up infrastructure
  • Profile build processes and identify bottlenecks
  • Demonstrate expertise in writing scripts to automate tasks
  • Implement continuous integration and deployment build principles
  • Provide expertise in quality engineering, test planning, and testing methodology for a software project
  • Help businesses develop an overall strategy for deploying code
  • Be an expert at applying principles of SDLC and Agile methodologies
  • Build and maintain documentation related to build processes and product environment

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • Familiarity with QA testing flow or patterns
  • Familiarity with best practices metrics and monitoring
  • Ability to assess code, build it, and run applications locally on your own
  • Experience creating and maintaining automated build tools
  • Solid understanding of Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, containers, and CI/CD pipeline
  • Ability to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills
  • A passion and drive for self-improvement of technical skillsets
  • Ability to balance value propositions of modern tools and integration in product teams for attributable business value
  • Strong understanding of the TCO of a product and sensitivity to tool selection and integration to keep costs low
  • Ability to influence through others and create a coalition of support for new and modifications to current processes
  • Ability to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to communicate and demonstrate a shared sense of purpose
  • Ability to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills
  • Ability to proactively engage with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices
  • Ability to influence and energize others toward the common vision and goal
  • Willingness to proactively learn new solutions and processes to address possible blockers or problems in product teams


At Resolvit, you’ll be given the support you need to grow in your consulting career. In addition to opportunities for advancement, we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Professional support from our Client & Employee Optimization Specialist

We currently have more than 100 open career opportunities across the country, so be sure to mention the appropriate Job Code with any correspondence!

About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.

Posted On: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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