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DevOps Engineer (Nationwide - Chicago Preferred)

Chicago, Illinois 60601 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


Work. Serve. Thrive.

Imagine a place where your talent can make a meaningful difference in peoples' lives. Working at Feeding America is a uniquely rewarding experience in which our employees work together as vital parts of a much larger mission. We are innovative, mission-focused, diverse, collaborative, values-driven and focused on results.

We are a national, nonprofit organization and the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, our mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.

The Opportunity (Nationwide - Chicago Preferred)

Reporting to the Managing Director, Digital Platform Technology the DevOps Engineer will lead efforts around automating operations and functions that increase the quality of and shorten the development lifecycle for technologies across all platforms under team management.


Across all platforms under team management:

  • Design, build, test, and deploy highly scalable and resilient cloud-based applications on private and public clouds in Microsoft Azure, and/or Google Cloud environments.
  • Lead efforts around automating operations and making developed code easily automatable, operable and maintainable.
    • Work on continuous builds and integrations and ensure the repeatability and stability of build
    • Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Design, implement, and maintain monitoring for all components of application, infrastructure, and deployment.
    • Build monitoring/alerting systems and dashboards that inform engineering and product team
    • Build and maintain the scalable and generic cloud infrastructure used by the team and its partners, where applicable
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
  • Focus on computer science, computer engineering, and/or information technology desirable
  • Three plus years of progressively responsible software engineering and DevOps experience
  • Nonprofit tech experience a plus

Foundational Competencies

  • Committed to organizational mission of ending hunger.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Committed to a workplace that values different backgrounds and life experiences and allows everyone to bring their authentic self to work.   Builds equity into structures, systems and processes for our employees and the communities we serve.

Required Leadership Competencies

  • Continuously Improves – Dedicated commitment to quality improvement
  • Values differences – Actively seeks out varied paradigms and points of view to analyze/reflect in final products
  • Communicates Effectively – Communicates clearly and effectively verbally and in writing inside the organization and with external stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Leverages Functional Expertise – Ability to apply complex technical solutions to problems and communicate to non-expert stakeholders.

Required Technical Competencies and Experience

  • Hands-on implementation experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery in Azure DevOps (VSTS/TFS), Jenkins, and/or Bamboo (or another similar tool)
  • Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code (e.g. ARM, Terraform).
  • Automation experience - very good scripting knowledge (PowerShell, Bash, Python, Groovy, etc.)
  • Understanding of cloud ecosystem and leading-edge cloud emerging technologies.
  • Project experience using an Agile methodology (e.g. Scrum)
  • Performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability.
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a virtual project team.
  • Demonstrated growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems.
  • Microsoft Certification a plus.

Feeding America embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity.  Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.


Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-05

Feeding America is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. Thanks to donations and support from businesses, government organizations and individuals like you, the Feeding America network of food banks, pantries and meal programs serve virtually every community in the United States — 40 million people, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors.

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