Senior Analyst, DevOps (100% virtual position)

at US Foods
Location Rosemont, IL
Date Posted November 16, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


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The Sr Analyst, DevOps position will strategically guide the Release Engineering team through technology innovation, and DevOps governance to encourage team and department growth in the DevOps discipline.

Remote Anywhere - 100% Remote anywhere in the United States excluding Hawaii and U.S. Territories


  • Drive the influence and adoption of technical roadmaps supporting CICD and provisioning pipelines, test automation, container advancement (Docker & Kubernetes), and performance metrics.

  • Strong focus on improving team practices.

  • Develop, and advocate best practices and tools that allow our product development teams to control and run their own release processes.

  • Influence and create new innovative designs, architecture, standards, and methods for large-scale systems.

  • Ensure technical solutions meet quality, security, and compliance requirements; work directly with key stakeholders and technical teams to ensure solutions have passed the required quality checks.

  • Participate in multi-department DevOps maturity reviews using CALMS model-based reviews to identify progress, gaps and ROI on DevOps adoption.

  • Support the SRE role with binaries and configurations that are built in a reproducible, automated way so that releases are repeatable.

  • Collaborate closely with SREs on configuration management at scale.

  • Work with software engineers (SWEs) in product development and SREs to define all the steps required to release software: how the software is stored in the source code repository; how artifacts are stored in artifact management repositories; how middleware is configuration and patched; enforcing build rules for compilation; automated testing and establishing quality gates; packaging; and deployment processes.

  • Work with Team, and SWEs to develop and enforce source code branching strategies that support production of repeatable versioned releases.

  • Will train and perform knowledge transfer sessions for product development teams on self-servicing with supported provisioning and continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines .

  • Proactively work on toil reduction, efficiency, and capacity planning.

  • Promote a culture of shared responsibility.

  • Provide technical guidance or support for the development or troubleshooting of systems.

  • Responsible for establishing end-to-end monitoring and alerting on all critical aspects of supported pipelines.

  • Develop automated solutions to address potential problems before they result in a service interruption and demonstrate a passion for automation, including CI/CD automation.

  • Extend configuration management to support secrets management and immutable infrastructure technologies like containers (Docker/Kubernetes).

  • Other related duties as assigned.



  • B.S. in computer science or a related technical field preferred.

Related Experience/Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps related field required

  • 5+ years of experience with automation tools and Continuous Integration systems (e.g., Bamboo, Chef, Git) required

  • 3+ years of experience with Kubernetes & Docker required

  • Experience scaling systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation and evolve systems by supporting changes that improve reliability and velocity.


  • DevOps/SRE Culture Promoter.

  • Strong Soft Skills (negotiate, communicate, listen, solve problems, customer-first mindset, flexibility).

  • Strong focus on Innovation (process & technology)

  • Advanced Infrastructure Knowledge (Data Center, Cloud, infrastructure as code, Containers [Docker & Kubernetes]).

  • Security Awareness.

  • Testing Experience.

  • System Administration (Window, Linux).

  • Competency in programming languages (Bash, PowerShell, Ruby, Python, Java, PHP).

  • Advanced Knowledge of modern DevOps Stack Tools example but not limited to: Chef, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Containers [Docker & Kubernetes], and AWS Expertise).

  • Big Picture Thinking.

  • Network Awareness.

  • Maintains a solid understanding of source code management, compilers, build configuration languages, automated build tools, package managers, and installers.

  • Deep knowledge of multiple domains: development, configuration management, test integration, system administration, and customer support.

  • Practice incident response and blameless postmortems.

Physical Requirements:

  • Up to 20% Travel

The following information is provided in accordance with the Colorado Pay Equity Act. Compensation depends on experience, geographic locations, and other factors permitted by law.  In Colorado, the expected compensation for this role is between $75,100 and $106,000.  This role is also eligible for annual incentive plan bonus.  Benefits for this role include health insurance, pre-tax spending accounts, retirement benefits, paid time off, short-term and long-term disability, employee stock purchase plan, and life insurance.  To review available benefits, please click here:  





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