Associate DevOps Engineer

Technology San Diego, California


American Specialty Health, Inc. is seeking an Associate DevOps Engineer to work with our Information Technology Operations Department. This position will provide support to development teams through system administration and managing web/network related projects as assigned by manager.   

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·        Development Operations.

·        Participates in the development SDLC processes to create, support, and refine web applications.

·        Actively involved in building out new environments for in-house built applications.

·        Supports application environments including Windows Server, IIS, load balancing and other 3rd party applications that interface with in-house built applications.

·        Supports and configures Azure DevOps, Build Servers and Release Management servers.

·        Supports web site/application deployments via VS Release Management and Azure DevOps.

·        Maintains scripts created to support automation of build and release tasks.

·        Supports Big-IP F5 LTM and related applications as part of application environments and deployments.

·        Maintains automation/scripting via Powershell.

·        Works with software, infrastructure, network and database engineers to solve productivity challenges, drive efficiency and automate environment builds and application releases.

·        Supports monitoring solutions to ensure application performance and availability goals are met.

·        Supports and maintains cloud-based infrastructure, security access policies, and automated provisioning.

·        Integrates with Enterprise Security Programs and development teams to support vulnerability and software security testing processes and tools.

·        Coordinates firewall, Site-to-Site VPN, and other modifications with Network Engineering team as part of creation and support of application environments.

·        Participate in on-call support rotation and takes ownership of escalated problem resolution.

·        System Administration and Support.

·        Attends scrum team, departmental and staff meetings to discuss issues and foster teamwork.

·        Continuous Education.

·        Attends industry seminars, conferences, training classes and reads industry journals to stay current on technology and security.


·        High school diploma required. 

·        Microsoft Certified Professional preferred.

·        VMware virtualization familiarity preferred.

·        Minimum 2 years in a fast-paced, customer-facing, mission-critical environment preferred.

·        Valid driver’s license with good driving record.  Availability of automobile for on the job use and proof of insurance.

·        Familiarity with cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); preferably Azure, including Azure virtual networks, Azure Active Directory.

·        Strong knowledge of the Windows Server operating system and Internet Information Services (IIS).

·        Familiarity with using PowerShell or other common scripting languages (Python, Perl, VBscript, Bash).

·        Familiarity with DevOps concepts, tools, and architectures.

·        Familiarity with software development processes within an agile/scrum framework.

·        Strong interpersonal, communication skills, and team player.

·        Familiarity with networking components, protocols, and security (subnets, firewalls, routing, DNS, HTTP, TLS/SSL, etc.).

·        Familiarity with supporting build and release processes and tools (Azure DevOps/Team Foundation Server preferred).

·        Familiarity with load balancing technologies.

·        Familiarity with Configuration Management technologies (DSC, Puppet, Chef, Ansible).

·        Familiarity with application monitoring, alerting, and automated remediation.

·        Familiarity with .NET development and C#, HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

·        Familiarity with automated software testing tools and practices.

Core Competencies

·        Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

·        Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.

·        Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.

·        Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.

·        Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.

·        Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.

·        Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.


Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time. 

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, see and hear other personnel and/or objects.  Ability to communicate both in verbal and written form.  Ability to travel within the facility.  Capable of using a telephone and computer keyboard.  Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

Usual office setting.  

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.   

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.  

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702.  

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.