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GPC - Genuine Parts Company Sr. IT DevOps Architect in IRONDALE, Alabama

Sr. IT DevOps Architect

Implementation of DevOps tools and processes. Provide design, implementation, configuration, and administration of various CI/CD & DevOps systems that support Java Front-End and DB2 back-end database stored procedures, for Motion Industries critical business systems.


  • Performs design, implementation, and management of CI/CD tools and processes

  • Performs administrative functions of tools supporting JAVA application environments

  • Perform CI/CD functions in coordination with other IT departments to ensure error free implementations

  • Supports IT SOX compliance policies and procedures

  • Manage the implementation, support, and administration of change management software tools, processes, and procedures


  • Support company DevOps transformation program, including CI/CD

  • Design and implement change and release management tools and processes

  • Build and coordinate the implementation of front-end Java applications using a number of products & Tools, including, but not limited to: Jenkins, Subversion, Git, Archiva, Red Hat Linux, Digital.AI’s CollabNet/TeamForge, VersionOne, and Continuum products, IBM WebSphere, OpenShift, Kubernetes and other Open Systems tools and software

  • Use scripting languages to automate and integrate CI/CD processes and tools

  • Work with application developers, project managers, product owners, quality assurance staff, and technical support as needed to coordinate implementation of production changes, and perform roll-back of changes if/when required

  • Support the design, implementation, and support of Motion Industries’ Applications Agile Development process

  • Provide administration functions for systems including Jenkins, Git, Subversion, and similar such tools to support CI/CD environments

  • This position supports the software development teams as needed to perform functions using the Change Management tools. Provide end-user training as required, when changes to the tools are implemented

  • Supports Business Continuance and Disaster Recovery (DR) testing regarding preparing and executing test scripts during the semi-annual DR test events

  • Supports Self Testing and Annual Audits by providing the test evidence and documentation as requested during testing for compliance with IT SOX and PCI audit requirements

  • Daily communication with all IT departments, especially software development and QA

  • Software/Toolset Vendors

  • Software Quality Assurance team interaction

Education & Experience

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to lead effectively across organizations and engagements, preferably from a professional services organization or similar

  • Experience with DevSecOps systems and Agile Software Development processes

  • Technical skills include Jenkins, Git, Subversion, Python, Maven, Scripting languages, Red Hat Linux, Windows LAN/Server environment, MS Office, and Internet technologies

  • IBM zOS (JCL, TSO, CList, DB2) a plus

  • Project planning and execution

  • Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Minimum of 2 years college is required, with 4-year BS degree in computer science preferred

  • Minimum of 7 years of related DevOps system experience is required