Senior Azure DevOps Engineer

Company:  NEC Corporation of America
Employment Type: 
Office Location: 

Rancho Cordova, CA, US, 95670

Work Location:  Hybrid
Req ID:  2669

Location: Rancho Cordova, CA - Hybrid (Three days a week in the office) Must reside in CA.

Senior Azure DevOps Engineer


Must be authorized to work in the US without visa sponsorship or transfer.


Must have significant Azure experience.

Full-time, W-2 postion.


Summary: The Senior Azure DevOps Engineer plays a pivotal role within the DevOps team, bridging the gap between software development, quality assurance, and IT operations. With a deep understanding of contemporary DevOps practices, this individual is crucial in deploying software solutions, enhancing system sustainability, and implementing cloud-based installations. The Senior DevOps Engineer works closely with software development, testing, and security teams to configure, integrate, and maintain customer systems across multiple verticals using a variety of technologies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Utilize open source, enterprise, and cloud technologies to deliver solutions, primarily on cloud environments
    • Lead the design, development, and implementation of CI/CD pipelines, infrastructure design, security validation processes, unit testing, documentation, and code review
    • Build software solutions, perform installations and configurations, implement reusable components, and assist through all stages of the implementation lifecycle
    • Develop and maintain automated deployments using configuration management tools, deploy new modules, upgrades, and fixes within production environments
    • Deploy components ready for production following established processes and procedures
    • Perform routine application and infrastructure maintenance tasks, creating requirements and procedures for these tasks
    • Troubleshoot customer systems, assisting with error resolution, develop deployment scripts, and performance testing
    • Participate in the development of functional specifications based on inputs from the product team, translating those into deployment, security checking, and automation requirements
    • Provide inputs to team members to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls
    • Lead and contribute to team discussions such as design sessions, code reviews, deployment policies, etc.
    • Work alongside project management teams to monitor progress and implementation of initiatives
    • Perform software release management or build management, assisting the test team in setting up test beds and resolving build issues
    • Mentor and train engineers to improve processes; assist with adhering to ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 policies

This list is intended only as a guide and summary of the typical functions of the position. It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties to which the employee may be assigned. An employee’s supervisor may ask the employee to perform additional duties or take on additional responsibilities without notice. This list is neither complete nor permanent and may be amended at any time in the Company’s sole discretion.



    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
    • Experience: Five or more years of Software DevOps and security experience; DevSecOps experience a plus
    • Certifications: None required; Azure or similar cloud certification a plus
    • Clearances: The company would require the employee to comply with state level clearances on a case-by-case basis; these would be applied for and paid by the employer


Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

    • Language Skills: Experience with scripting languages (PowerShell, Perl, Python, SQL, CLi), familiar with source control tools (CVS or equivalent).
    • Infrastructure Skills: Proficiency in Azure/Azure Gov
    • DevOps Tools: Azure DevOps ,Terraform, Github, Security tools (Qualys, Blackduck, etc.)
    • Cloud Services: Installation and configuration of AKS, Azure Key Vault, Azure Virtual Networking, KeyCloak, various DB Services, etc.
    • Reasoning Skills: Must have excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to troubleshooting; strong sense of urgency and accountability with exceptional time management skills
    • Technical Skills: Highly proficient in contemporary technologies


The anticipated salary range for this position is $107,000 to $135,000 with a target annual 10% bonus; depending upon the selected candidate’s relevant experience, the exact salary for the role may fall outside of this range. This role will also be eligible to participate in the Company’s bonus/incentive program(s). NEC offers an extensive benefits program and the role will also include, a Health Insurance package with options that include multiple Medical and Dental coverage options, Pharmacy Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Salary Continuation and Voluntary Long-Term Disability Coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Adoption Assistance Program, 401(k) with a 50% match up to 6% of employee contribution, 15 PTO days, 10 paid sick days, 11 paid public holidays, Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement, 2 paid Community Service Days, a Travel Assistance Program, Pre-Paid Legal plans and half day Fridays.



Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America (NEC) is a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate. NEC creates the social values of safety, security, fairness and efficiency to promote a more sustainable world where everyone has the chance to reach their full potential.

With a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, we deliver one of the industry’s strongest and most innovative portfolios of communications, analytics, security, biometrics, and technology solutions that unleash customers’ productivity potential. Through these solutions, NEC combines its best-in-class solutions and technology to solve today’s most complex business problems. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in 140 countries and $27 billion in revenues. Backed by 123 years of innovation and experience, NEC knows what it takes to change and stay ahead of technology's continuous evolution. It is our capability to leverage decades of award-winning technologies and research that has enabled NEC to remain an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) leader and through problem resolution, bring new value to people, organizations, and society.


NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


EOE-Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Level Description

Senior level professional that applies advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Works independently applying an advanced knowledge of a job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Works to achieve results in a job area, overseeing and managing projects/ processes independently with limited supervision. Problems faced are difficult and are sometimes complex, though are routine. Coaching and reviewing the work of lower level professionals.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento