Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager with over 60 years of experience helping investors achieve their financial goals. Serving a broad client base including financial advisors, institutions and individual investors, we offer a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—or more than $1.5 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 550-person, non-profit biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; El Segundo, CA (Los Angeles area); and Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
The primary responsibilities of the DevOps Engineer are to develop innovative solutions that accelerate development and delivery of applications across the enterprise.
Candidates will understand the challenges of our developers and apply the accurate technology solutions for those challenges. They will be passionate about sharing.
Design, code, test, and implement quality solutions for our UI, API, and DevOps platforms that improve the developer experience
Solve and provide technical support and maintenance of our DevOps platforms and vendor solutions
Work as part of a KanBan team, committed to cycle goals and team improvement
Build quality into products via test automation and secure coding practices
Conduct peer code reviews with a commitment to coding standards, quality, and team improvement
Keep abreast on technology trends and make recommendations to team
Build team consensus and lead adoption around new technology, standards, and process.
Collaborate with others to continuously improve and gain efficiencies in the deployment pipeline.
Communicate optimally and offer guidance and training when appropriate to application development teams
Prepare and share documentation and knowledge as appropriate
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, finance or business or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Clear understanding of DevOps practices and terminology.
Proficient in API design
Experience writing SQL for an OLTP database such as PostgreSQL, DB2, or Oracle
Experience with Cloud and DevOps technologies
Resilient demeanor to quickly learn from failures and move on to alternate solutions
Adept in Agile principles and working in scrum or KanBan teams.
Jenkins pipeline automation
Ansible scripting and automation with Ansible Tower
OpenShift development and/or administration skills
Candidates must have effective team and interpersonal communication skills, work with minimal direction, pay strict attention to detail and quality, and able to deal with ambiguous requirements by meeting with customers to drill down on specific results required. Ability to lead work to deadlines while remaining flexible to changes. Must be willing to provide on-call support outside of business hours. Local/Kansas City area residents preferred.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
EOE Policy Statement : American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.