Analyst, Dev Ops (Virtual - Remote anywhere)

at US Foods in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Join Our Community of Food People!

DevOps Analyst will design, build and maintain quality gated pipelines that support and promote self-service, rapid development, repeatable builds, and enforcement of policies and procedures. They engage closely with SREs to develop strategies for canarying changes, pushing out new releases without interrupting services, and rolling back features that demonstrate problems. They are responsible for the selection, integration, monitoring and standards definition around toolsets that support configuration management, automated testing, provisioning, immutable infrastructure, secrets and certificate management and golden image pipeline.

The work is completed 100% remote anywhere in the United States except Hawaii or United States Territories.


+ 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.

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

+ Work with 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 CICD pipelines.

+ 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.

+ Continued focus on improving team practices.

+ Drive the influence and adoption of technical roadmaps supporting CICD and provisioning pipelines, test automation, and performance metrics.

+ Proactively work on toil reduction, efficiency and capacity planning

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

+ Promote a culture of shared responsibility

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

+ 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 and Chef Habitat.


Education/Training : B.S. in computer science or a related technical field preferred.

Related Experience/Requirements:

+ 3+ years of experience in DevOps related field required

+ 3+ years of experience with automation tools and Continuous Integration systems (e.g., Bamboo, Chef, Git) required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :

+ DevOps/SRE Culture Promoter.

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

+ Infrastructure Knowledge (Data Center, Cloud, infrastructure as code).

+ Security Awareness.

+ Testing Experience.

+ SysAdmin (Window, Linux).

+ Competency in one or more programming languages (Bash, PowerShell, Ruby, Python, Java, PHP).

+ Knowledge of modern DevOps Stack Tools (Chef, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Containers, AWS Expertise preferred).

+ 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.

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

+ 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 $66,100.00 and $88,200.00. 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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We’re continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here (\CCPA\policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here (\EEO\Supplement\Final\JRF\QA\508c.pdf) .

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Job Posting: JC193702865

Posted On: Oct 01, 2021

Updated On: Nov 05, 2021