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DevSecOps IT Automation Consultant

Apply Job ID 565905BR Date posted 05/24/2022 Location(s) Calgary, Canada; Ottawa, Canada; Toronto, Canada; Montreal, Canada; Markham, Canada; Edmonton, Canada; Québec, Canada; Vancouver, Canada; Winnipeg, Canada; Halifax, Canada; Regina, Canada; Florenceville-Bristol, Canada

Why Kyndryl

Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we’re ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress — dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we’ll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen.

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Your Role and Responsibilities

Introduction :
At Kyndryl, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To advise. To think along with clients and sell. To create markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.
Your Role and Responsibilities:
As a DevSecOps IT Automation Consultant, you will support Kyndryl’s consistent growth by bringing to the table your enterprise DevSecOps automation consulting, design and implementation skills.
Picture yourself working in a highly motivated, highly successful consulting and delivery practice team. If you are ready to bring your insights and expertise in areas of progressive enterprise automation and automation transformations, whether on public cloud, hybrid cloud or on-premise, we are ready to offer you a best in class job and career development.
Reporting to a Country Practice Leader as part of the Advisory and Implementation Services (A&IS) group, the DevSecOps IT Automation Consultant will maintain an effective technical relationship with Kyndryl’s Associate Partners, Sales and Solution teams, Consultants, Architects, Designers and Implementation and Delivery teams. You will help drive automation solution “wins” as well as focus on executing the design and engineering the enterprise automation solution while working closely with the client. You may work alongside application and infrastructure teams that haven’t used automation before but will demonstrate best practices of automation, and CI/CD. You will create infrastructure as a code that unlocks the potential of development teams.
The incumbent will contribute to the development and delivery of solutions based on first-hand, recent experiences. S/he will understand the challenges faced by clients and technology, the alternatives, and the recommended approach to best fit the enterprise automation requirements. In executing a consulting engagement, you will perform automation consulting assessment and build recommendations for implementation, which may include elements of:
  • Architectural Solutions and Designs for Automation Strategy.
  • Vision for “IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Automation-as-a-Service” models.
  • Organization automation for keeping pace with organization changes.
  • Process automation for orchestration and process quality and availability.

You will be inspired by the opportunity to work in a team to develop new processes and technologies to overcome these challenges.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

The DevSecOps IT Automation Consultant will work independently or as part of a consulting and/or implementation team, to create the target automation solution, the project deliverables, and achieve the project outcomes while communicating to the project team. Success is measured by high client satisfaction.
The DevSecOps IT Automation Consultant, as a subject matter expert, will support the national sales community and account teams in the discussion of enterprise automation and automation principles to demonstrate (a) evidence of our knowledge and capabilities and (b) assist clients in refining their understanding of Kyndryl automation point-of-views, principles and approaches to increase the posture and orchestration of automation within their enterprise
The DevSecOps IT Automation Consultant will also be perceived as the trusted advisor and brand expert for automation services within the Kyndryl Canadian, Americas and global automation consulting practices. This requires your continued skill and expertise proactive growth to keep pace with automation principles, technologies, and evolving best practices.

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Experience and working knowledge of Windows and Linux Platforms including patching strategies.
  • Experience working with major hyperscalers such as AWS, Azure, GCP, IBM Cloud, Oracle, SAP.
  • Previous experience transforming organizations to CI/CD delivery model.
  • Previous experience in using tools such as image repositories (Artifactory, Quay, etc.).
  • Ability to develop infrastructure automation in Go or Python as either a Kubernetes operator or on technologies, like Ansible, Ansible Tower and Elastic Search, Kabana, Terraform.
  • Working knowledge of Containers such as Docker, Kubernetes, Helm and Tanzu.
  • Proficiency automating/leveraging monitoring and event management technologies such as Splunk, Dynatrace, and ELK.

Required Education

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Eligibility Requirements

Bachelor's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea, Luhansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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Some travel may be required based on business demand


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