Dev Ops Engineer
Madison, WI 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

About TASC:

As the nation's largest, privately held third party benefits administrator TASC has a Mission to improve the health, wealth and well-being of its customers, employees, and communities. We are a team of dedicated professionals. With more than 1,300 people working remotely for us, TASC is able to serve businesses of all sizes across every state in the US.

Position Summary:

TASC has a long history of bringing game-changing solutions to the benefits field, and as a member of the Business Technology team, you will play an integral role in the creating, supporting, maintaining and improving operational processes and procedures to TASC's applications development and infrastructure to ensure quality software processes and a quality end-user experience.

This is a full-time, exempt position with core hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm CST. The position reports to our Manager of Service Delivery and is fully remote.

Qualified candidates must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without TASC sponsorship) at the time of application.

Who are you?

  • You have a natural intellectual curiosity. You always look for ways to widen your skillset.
  • Your resiliency and determination enable you to troubleshoot when things do not work as expected.
  • You are an exceptional collaborator. You effectively create processes for others to build on.
  • You have excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Automating and streamlining recurring tasks and processes is your passion.

Qualified candidate will possess:

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related
  • 2-3+ years of experience in a software development, DevOps, or systems administrator role
  • Experience with Amazon Web Service like EC2, S3, RDS, VPC required
  • Experience with automation of processes using scripting like python/bash and tools like Jenkins/UC4/Puppet/Chef/Ansible etc
  • Experience as a System Administrator / DevOps Engineer preferred
  • Experience with Nodejs, NPM, Java, Nginx, Jenkins, Docker, SQL preferred
  • AWS Certifications and/or Security, CISSAP is a bonus

Positional Responsibilities:

  • Installation, configuration, support server installations on physical and virtual environments
  • Support, maintain, improve application development CI/CD pipeline processes
  • Support all teams (development, security, infrastructure) with their needs as it pertains to the applications within all environments.
  • Building, upgrading and patching of systems within the environment
  • Supporting and maintaining operational processes and procedures and improving them as needed.
  • Build automation, tools and processes to support the enterprise application environment
  • Contribute to the creation of system support documentation
  • Use monitoring tools to help find problems, resolve and/or escalate to other teams and ensure that we exceed our SLAs
  • Operate the platform within our security and privacy guidelines
  • Monitor and operate within our performance, reliability, security and privacy standards
  • Install, administer and upgrade commercial and proprietary software
  • Provide support to users regarding escalations and software
  • Assist in onboarding and training new members as needed

Positional Competencies:

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration with strong command line experience
  • Familiarity with Windows Server Administration
  • Skills in Docker, container based applications and service discovery
  • Strong Experience with Amazon Web Services and understanding of the basic service offerings
  • Ability to understand a wide variety of object oriented coding languages
  • Ability to debug web applications using browser inspector
  • Skills in application clustering and load balancing concepts and technologies (AWS ELB, F5)
  • Strong knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Bash, etc)
  • General knowledge of database technologies SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, NoSQL and the ability write SQL queries.
  • Ability to follow a well-documented and defined process, as well as the ability to see areas where processes can be improved.
  • Ability to listen, learn and take direction.
  • Strong Communication Skills both verbal and written

Core Competencies:

  • Drive Action and Results
    • Take on new opportunities with enthusiasm
    • Achieve results even in touch circumstances
    • Take personal accountability for decisions and actions
  • Adapt to Change
    • Operate effectively when things are uncertain
    • Proactively acquire and evaluate information and adapt approach to match shifting demands and situations.
    • Rebound from setbacks
  • Embrace Innovation
    • Create new and better way to approach challenges and develop solutions
    • Learn through experimentation
    • Encourage feedback and seek opportunities to work better/smarter/faster
    • Show personal commitment and take action to continuously improve
  • Create Diversity and Foster Collaboration
    • Activity bring, seek, engage and honor diverse perspectives
    • Identify and address barriers to inclusion to ensure equity and center belonging
    • Work collaboratively and build partnerships to meet shared objectives.

TASC is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. TASC participates in E-Verify.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 3 years
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