Sr. Engineer, DevOps - 180961

Ellie Mae - El Segundo, CA (30+ days ago)3.8

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit ‪ to learn more.

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry. Mortgage lenders of all sizes use Ellie Mae’s Encompass® all-in-one mortgage management solution, Mavent Compliance Service, and AllRegs research, reference and education resources to improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency across the entire mortgage lifecycle.

The ideal candidates are fluent in systems programming and/or automation and can leverage their experience to solve complex problems associated with running production environments at massive scale in multi-tenant environments.
Summary of Responsibilities
Automate CI and CD processes of applications.
Automate builds for .NET.
Integrate builds with Unit Tests, Security Scans, Audits and Metrics.
Apply best practices to builds such as application versioning and packaging, such as MSI package, Docker, etc.
Apply best practices over Source Control tools such as Github and Team Foundation Server.
Automate seamless orchestration of the deployment process using Jenkins and TFS Release Manager.
Define non-functional requirements as part of the product lifecycle to influence the new designs, standards, and methods for scalable, highly available distributed systems.
Contribute to product development / engineering as needed to ensure Quality of Service of Highly Available services.
Develop complex data driven, manage automation scripts and framework to support code drops in various environments to support development, test and build deployment teams.
Executes, updates and maintains existing test automation frameworks, solutions and test scripts.
Plans, builds and designs new automation to support new builds and release of the code.
Produces clear and meaningful automated reports to provide test results for each execution
Collaborates with the Automation Staff Engineer and other team members to continuously refactor and improve automation framework for reusability and speed.
Train and mentor the manual test team to execute and update automated regression suites
Works closely with Developers, QA and other project team members to analyze test results, locate problems, identify root causes and develop solutions
Is proactive in following up with developers on open defects.
Familiar with using source control software and methodologies, bug reporting software and Virtual Machines.
May require off-peak hours to meet commitments.
Coding and Automation of Applications on Cloud Platform is a plus.
Coding of infrastructure as code is a plus.
Computer Science Degree or equivalent from a fully-accredited college or university.
5+ years’ experience working as a dedicated DevOps or Software Configuration Management or Build Master.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Ability to effectively communicate relevant project information with coworkers, peers, and management through written and verbal communication.
Ability to communicate and effectively collaborate with internal departments and other outside parties in a professional manner.
Fluency with at least one current generation scripting language used by DevOps professionals (Powershell, Python, Perl, PHP, Ruby) + Java Development and/or .NET.
Excellent troubleshooter, utilizing a systematic problem-solving approach spanning code, systems, and network theory & protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP) ability to read a packet capture/tcpdump, etc.
Demonstrated experience in designing, analyzing, and diagnosing large-scale distributed systems + Windows Server systems internals (system libraries, file systems, client-server protocols)
Experience operating on AWS (both PaaS and IaaS offerings)
Experience in both Windows (2k8R2+)+ Security triage & forensic analysis
Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery concepts, nice to have is Infrastructure as code utilizing tools like Terraform, Cloudformation and SaltStack
Nice to have familiarity with Containerization concepts like Docker, and PaaS services on AWS.
Nice to have experience with elastically scalable, fault tolerance, and other cloud architecture patterns.


Ellie Mae is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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