DevOps Engineer (Multiple Levels)

About the job

A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute and make a difference at a leading global investment management firm where success results from the dedication our associates have in building success for our clients. We are a growing organization of associates from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

We take a long-term view on associates and their careers. Our associates do phenomenal work with purpose, and as a result, we provide growth opportunities through in-person and online training, management development programs, and career development on the job.

If you are seeking a meaningful work experience along with a workplace culture that thrives on teamwork, we invite you to explore the opportunity to join us.

The Institutional & Intermediary Distribution Engineering team of T. Rowe Price is looking for multiple levels of DevOps Engineers to join us as we work on Cloud Modernization, Marketing Automation, and enhancing the capabilities of Business Intelligence. In this role you will be responsible for supporting AWS cloud infrastructure, as well as provide technical leadership, software support, and technical guidance in support of business-critical systems. This position assists in the implementation and support of servicessecurity, and architectures to provide solutions that are most appropriate for meeting specific application and/or business requirements.

The nature of this position will require you to research problems, evaluate new technologies, create prototypes, develop (integrated process, automation, define standards) solutions, and provide consulting on complex projects.

    • Requires specialized in-depth knowledge and expertise in your own job discipline, Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform and/or other cloud-based platforms and deep experience in integrating related disciplinary knowledge.
    • Works independently, receives minimal guidance.
    • Accountable for work of yourself and others; sets standards around which others will operate.
    • Proactively identifies problems and can present and implement solutions to these problems.

Role summary and job responsibilities

    • Responsible for maintaining a high-level perspective on the day-to-day operational aspects of the department to identify, recommend, and implement efficiencies that can be built into existing processes and CI/CD procedures.
    • Understand application risk and work jointly with application development and security to mitigate any exposures.
    • Develop and employment of monitoring techniques to maintain a proactive application/systems management approach.
    • Build capabilities and functions that enable the adoption of enterprise platforms across T. Rowe Price and are drivers of innovation.
    • Drive strategy involving implementing standard methodologies in areas of automation, API management, observability, and cloud solutions.
    • Guides decisions about platforms and infrastructure upgrades, refreshes, and replacement.
    • Leads or supports incident response and problem-solving efforts in more highly complex implementations and across multiple domains.
    • Participates in continuous improvement efforts that span multiple multi-functional domains and informs the generation of new standards.
    • Continuously enhance automation & documentation, and mentor others on the standard methodologies of infrastructure automation to encourage adoption.
    • Mentors other team members.
    • Capable of leading a team on large, technically complex projects.
    • Able to overcome differences of opinion and drive team alignment around a specific goal or solution.
    • Holds associates and teams accountable for adhering to practices and policies.

Business knowledge

    • Demonstrates deep knowledge of products/flows within supported businesses.
    • Decomposes the most complex problems into discrete work units.
    • Identifies non-obvious relationships and anomalies often overlooked by others.
    • Balances strategic and pragmatic concerns when solving problems.
    • Makes decisions that are cognizant of the firm’s broader business strategy.
    • Demonstrates deep knowledge of products/flows within the businesses they support.
    • Articulates broader business concerns and/or regulatory landscape, including key risks and controls (e.g., GDPR, MIFID, SOX).

Desired Requirements

    • BS/MS degree in computer science or related technical field and experience in systems design, programming, implementation and integration experience.
    • Hands-on experience in building modern web applications using one or more Node, Python, Java, Spring, Spring Boot, RDBMS Systems (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server), Tomcat.
    • Experience with AWS services like S3/EC2/Lambda/VPC, EC2, Security Groups, IAM, ECS, CloudWatch/Linux, ElastiCache/Redis
    • Experience with using Linux and Windows Server
    • Hands-on experience writing scripts (bash, PowerShell)
    • Hands-on experience deploying and managing infrastructure with Terraform
    • Hands-on experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet
    • Experience with Docker, GitLab, Hasicorp vault and deploying applications on AWS
    • Experience with monitoring tools such as Splunk, New Relic, Grafana
    • Experience in designing, developing, and deploying cloud-based solutions using AWS.
    • A solid core foundation in infrastructure and systems engineering including Unix/Linux networking, storage, and monitoring stacks.
    • Experience developing micro services in both multi-tenant and dedicated micro service runtime environments. Is familiar with the Open Container Initiative and both docker and containerd runtimes.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, adaptable and able to learn quickly.
    • Off-hour implementations are required.
    • Ability to build positive working relationships with the business contacts, within our IT team, and other IT departments.
    • Ability to identify tasks and help develop project plans for medium and large-scale projects.

T. Rowe Price is committed to providing our associates with a comprehensive total rewards benefit program, including wellness, retirement and quality-of-life benefits. Please view What We Offer to see what’s available to you.

As part of T. Rowe Price’s Health and Safety protocols, effective October 19, 2021, any US-based new hires, including interns will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid medical or religious exemption from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

T. Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.protected by country, federal, state, or local law.

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