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DevOps Engineer

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Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Company: TTX Company

City: Chicago, IL 

Job Overview

The DevOps Engineer is a results-oriented team member responsible for supporting automated processes and technologies to enable team agility and progress digital transformation particularly by building and maintaining continuous integration and delivery pipelines.


What’s in it for YOU?

TTX Company is committed to the health, wellness, financial security and development of our employees.

  • NO COST Family Medical and Dental Care Coverage
  • 401K w/Company Match
  • Company provided Pension Plan
  • Two Free Onsite Fitness Facilities in Chicago
  • Generous Vacation and Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Work Life Balance
  • Professional Development with Continuous Learning Opportunities


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the effort to build out continuous integration and automated deployment pipelines in all aspects of TTX applications
  • Work with other TTX IT team members to implement and maintain continuous delivery processes and technologies.
  • Work closely with development teams to coordinate releases and resolve specific build failures
  • Analyze and improve a process with a bias toward automation.
  • Proactively monitor, identify, and escalate issues or root causes of systemic issues
  • Manage ongoing proactive monitoring of support systems using monitoring tools and timely response to alerts to avoid outages.
  • Continually improve support processes via root cause resolution, recurring support problems resolution, reduced manual effort and increased automation.
  • Implement automated testing and automated compliance checks where appropriate
  • Mentor and train other team members who are less knowledgeable.
  • Participate in critical incident response calls as needed including outside of business hours as needed.
  • Develop tools and framework to improve operational efficiency and anomaly detection
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with other team members at multiple levels of the organization
  • Improve application development compliance through automation.



  • Bachelor’s degree from 4 year college or university.
  • 3-15 years of professional experience with demonstrated progressive responsibility in software development, deployment and related backend and configuration technologies.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in multiple DevOps related tools and technologies.
    • OS – Windows, Linux
    • DevOps Tools – TFS Release Management, Kubernetes, Docker, NGINX, Kong, Cassandra
    • Source Control – TFS, Git
    • Scripting – PowerShell, Bash
    • Data – SQL, NoSQL
    • Working knowledge of coding – C#, .NET, JavaScript, Node.JS, REST, HTML, XML, JSON
    • Nice to Have: Understanding of VMware VRA/VRO, Chef/Puppet
  • Ability to support and maintaining Kubernetes core components of new Linux technology stack which includes Ubuntu, Kubernetes, Docker, Kong, Nginx, and Cassandra DB
  • Knowledge of continuous integration, continuous delivery, automated testing and all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Strong technical documentation skills


Physical Job Requirements

General office environment; may be required to travel. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit (remain stationary within work area) and use hands to finger, handle, feel and reach. The employee is occasionally required to move about (stand, walk). The employee must occasionally lift and/or transport up to 10 pounds. Correctable vision required for close, distance, and color vision capabilities.



The above job description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Location:  Chicago, IL
Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired
Employment Experience: Mid-Senior Level (6+ Years) 
Employment Status:  Employee (Full-Time) 
FLSA Status: Exempt  
Direct Reports: No

TTX Company is a leading provider of railcars and related freight car management services to the North American rail industry. TTX’s pool of railcars is ideal for supporting shippers in the intermodal, automotive, paper & forest, metals, machinery, wind energy and other markets where flatcars, boxcars and gondolas are required. 

TTX Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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