Job Information

University of Utah DevOps Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/07/2022

Requisition Number PRN31340B

Job Title DevOps Engineer

Working Title DevOps Engineer

Job Grade 016

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Hybrid Model. General hours are Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm.

VP Area President

Department 00651 - UTAH SYS OF HIGHER EDU-OPER

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range Minimum $105K - $115K (DOE)

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

About my529

my529 administers the State of Utah’s 529 education savings plan. With approximately $20 billion in assets under management, my529 consistently ranks as one of the top 529 plans in the United States. Learn more at


We are currently seeking a qualified DevOps Engineer to help maintain and grow our CI/CD pipeline, while simultaneously containerizing, then migrating our on-prem applications into AWS .

Leveraging tools such as Gitlab, Jenkins, Docker, and Octopus Deploy, with a focus on “shifting left” and strengthening the security portion of DevSecOps.


Responsibilities include

· Drives DevOps strategy to automate tasks, define standards, tool selection, and implement best practice methodology

· Develops/Implements scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various internal platforms (CI and CD tools)

· Partners with PM/BA on release management including the scheduling, coordinating, and deployment of releases

· Collaborates with DBA on automating script deployment as part of an overall release package

· Leads the design and implementation of pipelines to automate software delivery from development to production

· Works with QA automation engineers, developers and the security team to integrate testing tools into the pipeline

· Incorporates DevOps activities within an Agile environment

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications include

· Hands on experience implementing and setting up pipelines (not just supporting existing pipelines)

· Advanced Bash or PowerShell scripting experience

· Understanding of hybrid cloud environments

· Advanced YAML , HELM , Groovy, BASH , PowerShell scripting

· Experience containerizing applications using Docker

· Experience with C#, . NET , and JavaScript is a bonus

Successful candidates should have experience in the following:

· Used GIT for repository management, with solid understanding of software branching concepts

· Experience with CI/CD build and deployment tools, ideally Jenkins, GitLab, Octopus Deploy (not just support)

· Experience in release management and DevOps including build, release, and software configuration management

· Containerizing applications related to back end . NET application architecture

· Understanding of containerization and orchestration management

· Experience with AWS (or other cloud platforms) VPC , EC2, Load balancing, ECR , S3, etc

· Experience working with a security team in implementing and following SecDevOps practices

· Experience with systems administration in Linux and Windows environments


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.