DevOps Engineer

KAR GlobalIT & Cybersecurity 3-5 Years

Job Description

Location: Remote; physically located in the United States (EST time zone preferred)

ADESA International is developing the next generation of a Global Remarketing Platform to deliver products and services to a global audience in the remarketing industry. We are using leading edge technology and scaling Agile to meet the demands of a changing automotive landscape.

Our product ecosystem is a robust mix of mobile, web, and enterprise applications. Our technical delivery teams use Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and CICD methodologies to deliver quality working software to enable our business to run more efficiently.

About Our Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this role should:

Have a passion for relentless improvement
Able to identify solutions that not only benefit the DevOps team but also benefit the ADESA International team.
Effectively communicate and collaborate with people across multiple cultures, locations, and time zones.
Continually review and challenge ways of working
What You Will Be Doing:

You will be part of the ADESA International DevOps team, we have members located in the US and in the UK but we don’t let the distribution of our team members stop us from being a highly effective team, we are constantly collaborating and supporting each other to succeed.

You will be supporting our Global Remarketing Platform and the delivery teams surrounding it by:

Ensuring that the platform is healthy and stable for our customers
Work to assist with automation of all aspects of our AWS infrastructure (compute, storage, API, network, permissions, etc)
Optimize cloud infrastructure including ongoing configuration of related automation, notifications, monitoring and reporting capabilities
Continuously improve our CI/CD pipelines to allow development teams to deliver working software faster and with higher quality
Focus on automation while developing during service engineering efforts
We work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment, so you will likely get your hands dirty with a little bit of everything that involves our cloud services
Work in tandem with other DevOps engineers and development teams to support applications
Participate in an on-call rotation providing support for International Markets applications
Ensure that deployed infrastructure and services are deployed successfully and consistently, using Infrastructure as Code principles
Test solutions and troubleshoot issues
The Global Remarketing Platform is built on the latest technologies, we are leveraging a microservice architecture to achieve both the performance and scale we require. This approach however does not come without its own set of challenges and you will be getting in the middle of all these moving parts, learning how they all work within a modern architecture and continually improving them.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Required Skills

Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
Previous experience in Support/Operations type roles, maybe 1st/2nd line support.
AWS API gateway
AWS DynamoDB
AWS Lambda
AWS S3
AWS CloudFront
AWS CloudFormation
Azure DevOps
Bash or PowerShell scripting
Basic knowledge of AWS EC2
Desirable Skills

AWS WAF
AWS Route53
NodeJS or Python
Who We Are:

KAR Global powers the world’s most trusted automotive marketplaces through innovation, technology and people. Our end-to-end platform serves the remarketing needs of the world’s largest OEMs, dealers, fleet operators, rental companies and financial institutions.

We’re a technology company delivering next generation tools to accelerate and simplify remarketing.
We’re an analytics company leveraging data to inform and empower our customers with clear, actionable insights.
And we’re an auction company powering the world’s most advanced and integrated mobile, digital and physical auction marketplaces.
ADESA International—a KAR Global brand with operations across the UK and Europe—is driving innovation in the automotive wholesale industry by creating new technologies that transform the way cars are bought and sold. Creating a full end-to-end digital solution that is built on speed, ease and efficiency, the power is given back to the customer—helping to reduce the true cost of disposal.

With our suite of technology solutions, we offer always-on auctions, compound management, transportation, finance and inspection innovations. With ADESA Europe’s platform, customers can access vehicles on one secure platform for worry-free cross-border sales. ADESA customers have exclusive access to these industry-first tools and capabilities.

We want you to be well and thrive. Our benefits package includes:

Competitive compensation
Insurance coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance
Flexible spending account
Wellness program
401(k) with employer match
Employee stock purchase program
Paid holidays and generous paid time off
Paid parental leave
Learning and development resources

Posted On

October 6, 2021