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Lead Infrastructure Automation Engineer

Company: Blue Shield Of California
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Blue Shield of California we are parents, leader, students, visionaries, heroes, and providers. Everyday we come together striving to fulfill our mission, to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. For more than 80 years, Blue Shield of California has been dedicated to transforming health care by making it more accessible, cost-effective, and customer-centric. We are a not-for-profit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with 6,800 employees, more than $20 billion in annual revenue and 4.3 million members. The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have a positive impact on California communities. Blue Shield of California is headquartered in Oakland, California with 18 additional locations including Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Were excited to share Blue Shield of California has received awards and recognition forLGBT diversity, quality improvement, most influential women in corporate America, Bay Areas top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the worlds most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, were striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live inJoin us!Description:Blue Shield of California's mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. We are transforming health care in a way that truly serves our nonprofit mission by lowering costs, improving quality, and enhancing the member and physician experience. To fulfill our mission, we must ensure a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and fully contribute to meet the needs of the multifaceted communities we serve. Our comprehensive approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion combines a focus on our people, processes, and systems with a deep commitment to promoting social justice and health equity through our products, business practices, and presence as a corporate citizen. Blue Shield has received awards and recognition for being a certified Great Place to Work, best place to work for LGBTQ equality, leading disability employer, one of the best companies for women to advance, Bay Area's top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the world's most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, we are striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live in - join us! Your Role The Infrastructure & Cloud Solution Delivery team provides infrastructure solution design, delivery and support for BSC's IT portfolios . The Infrastructure Automation Engineer, Consultant will report to the Senior Manager, Solution design and automation . In this role you will envision, motivate and lead the cloud transformation of Blue Shield of California's Infrastructure & Cloud Services department with a focus on solution delivery for BSC's Portfolios . Your Work In this role, you will: Establish and evolve a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery automation framework for infrastructure service delivery in a Multi-cloud, Kubernetes-based container deployment model Drive culture change as our infrastructure teams move to infrastructure-as-code and standard development practices to transform how they do work Partner with other IT leaders to solicit, understand and adopt modern technologies and practices that contribute to holistic efficiencies in IT service delivery Design and develop automation capabilities to reduce or eliminate manual tasks related to both application infrastructure delivery and the operations of the resulting solution Promote and enable re-use of repeatable application architecture patterns Champion and contribute to the definition, maintenance and adherence to server, middleware, Multi-Cloud and Container-based engineering standards and policies Analyze technology requirements and specifications to determine compatibility with application and server infrastructure standards Consult with third party vendors regarding their product(s) to determine best engineering and build procedures for BSC's environment Participate in proof-of-concept and prototyping efforts of innovative technologies and conceptual designs; collect, analyze and document results as required to progress business cases Provide guidance and mentor junior staff on corresponding job functions Adhere to and support the Core Values of Blue Shield of California Qualifications: Your Knowledge and Experience Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent professional experience 10 - 15 years general IT experience with at least 1-2 years of experience in "DevOps" and Agile practices and methodologies Technical: CI/CD tools, i.e., Bitbucket/Git, Jenkins, Nexus/Artifactory, etc. Cloud platforms, i.e., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, VMWare, Kubernetes, etc. Scripting languages, i.e., JavaScript, Ruby, PowerShell, ANT, Jython, Python, Shell, etc. Configuration Management tools, i.e., Ansible, Ansible Tower, Puppet/Chef, SCCM, etc. Orchestration tools, i.e., ServiceNow, VMWare vRO, etc. Technical platforms: IBM WebSphere product suite, Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Linux (RHEL) and/or AIX operating systems, NAS, SAN storage systems, DB2, Oracle and SQL databases Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, DNS, J2EE, LDAP, Active Directory, XML, IIS, Web Services/SOAP/REST, authentication protocols, SSH, and/or SFTP Infrastructure and server theories, principles, architectures, and concepts IaaS solutions, design, implementation, and integrations Familiarity with DR and high-availability architectures Nice to have: Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools like Terraform, Pulumi, etc. Experience with supporting Healthcare Payer applications like Cognizant Facets, Pega CRM and BPM, McKesson applications Experience with Dell Boomi application integration platform Experience with ITIL or other IT operations methodologies Healthcare/Payer operations experience Experience with Agile methodology tools like Atlassian Jira & Confluence Our Values Honest. We hold ourselves to the highest ethical and integrity standards. We build trust by doing what we say we're going to do and by acknowledging and correcting where we fall short Human. We strive to be our authentic selves, listening and communicating effectively, and showing empathy towards others by walking in their shoes Courageous. We stand up for what we believe in and are committed to the hard work necessary to achieve our ambitious goals #Dice

Keywords: Blue Shield Of California, Oakland , Lead Infrastructure Automation Engineer, Engineering , Oakland, California

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