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Location :
Irving, TX US
Level :
Entry Level Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Are you someone who loves technology?  Do you find yourself building out Linux or Windows servers to deploy and learn CI/CD deployment pipeline tools?  Do you own a Unix Shell Programming reference? Do you aspire to become a software developer?  If any or all of these describe you, then you’ll love working on our Enterprise Content Services Operations team!!  In your initial role on our DevOps team, you will learn our applications and technology stacks while having access to training and education to help expand and broaden your career.  You will work with more senior members of the team, and you are encouraged to explore new tools and technologies and help implement process improvements.  And as you grow your skills, you have the opportunity to explore the next steps in your career within our application stack.


Some of the key responsibilities of your DevOps role include:
• Troubleshooting and investigation of common or routine incidents either through inbound tickets or the support mailbox.
• Change management: Planning, executing and directing routine change and deployment tasks.
• Off hours support as needed and participate in weekend application deployment and validation.
• Process improvements though automation:  Design, develop, review, deploy and test automated validation solutions to replace manual processes under guidance of senior resource.
• Contribute to documentation, knowledgebase, task flow-charts to facilitate and support DevOps activities.
• Execute routine to moderately complex tasks related to systems analysis and scripting.
• Assist primary resource with disaster recovery planning and execution.


Job Qualifications

Education: College degree or equivalent work experience; 1-3 years of related experience.
• Play well with others and work well within a team.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Willingness and desire to learn and grow.
• Genuine curiosity and drive to investigate, troubleshoot and solve.
• Working knowledge of Solaris/Linux with basic scripting skills.
• Working knowledge of Certificates, secure connection, F5 VIPs, load balancing.
• Working knowledge of Windows desktop and Server.
• Working knowledge of SQL and scripting skills.
• Have an understanding of SDLC and PMO processes.
• Have familiarity with the following methodologies: Waterfall and SCRUM or XP.
• Working knowledge of any or all the following a plus:  WebSphere, SharePoint, Tibco, ServiceNow, OpenText Exstream, Jenkins.

Good to have:

  • Source control like Github
  • Automating and testing validating tools

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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