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Staff DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Johns Creek, GA

$123,600 - $206,000

Annually* * based on job, location, and schedule

Bring Your Amazing Self to Work

At Macy's, Inc. we're on a mission to create a brighter future with bold representation for all. This is our Mission Every One. We know that each person here is unique. So we respect and invest in each individual to create growth, pride, and satisfaction. If we are able to bring our whole selves to work, it translates into a more abundant and wider array of ideas and energy for all to benefit from. Our success will be built on amazing colleagues, working together.

Job Overview

The Staff Engineer needed is a seasoned DevOps Engineer that can lead the orchestration of provisioning lower environments across various tech stacks. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the development of overall templates utilizing GitLab, and deploying them using GKE containers in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) through automation.

What You Will Do

  • Design and implement strategies for provisioning lower environments across different tech stacks.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of templates using GitLab for environment provisioning.
  • Utilize GKE containers in GCP to deploy infrastructure and applications efficiently.
  • Automate deployment processes to ensure rapid and reliable delivery of environments.
  • Establish eventing of pipelines to Kafka stream data to a time series database.
  • Commit to overall deliverables with customers and/or management.
  • Serve as a coach and mentor to more junior developers, including delegating and managing tasks as appropriate.
  • Act as a technical expert on existing applications and other inter-related/adjacent systems and applications.
  • Design systems/applications with a high level of complexity, such as those with many interfaces or multiple packages and platforms.
  • Evaluate the applicability of leading-edge technologies and use this information to significantly influence future business strategies.
  • Generate technical and/or business systems knowledge and ideas from external sources, and incorporate those ideas into IT work.
  • Consistently demonstrate regular, dependable attendance and punctuality.

Skills You Will Need

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of eventing pipelines to a time series database, with OpenTelemetry expertise considered a plus.

  • Extensive experience 8 in DevOps engineering and reusable pipelines.
  • Proficiency in Python, GO or Java
  • Proficiency in GitLab / Jenkins / ArgoCD , CI/CD, and infrastructure as code (IaC).
  • Strong knowledge of deploying and managing containers in GKE on GCP.
  • Expertise in automation tools and scripting languages, particularly Python.
  • Must have monitoring and alerting skills, DataDog, NewRelic, Dynatrace, Open Telemetry
  • Experience with eventing pipelines and streaming data to a time series database.
  • API programming skills for integrating with tools like Jira, DynaTrace, Synk, and Google Cloud.

Java Enterprise: Extensive experience (8-10 years) with Java Enterprise, Java application servers (such as Websphere, Weblogic, or JBOSS), and relational databases (Oracle, DB2, or SQL Server).

Web Services and Messaging Layer: Proficiency (3-5 years) in Web Services and Messaging Layer using SOAP, REST, JAXB, and JMS.

Architecture Knowledge: In-depth understanding of event-driven architecture (EDA) and service-oriented architecture (SOA).

Technical Proficiency: Python programming proficiency is essential, along with API programming skills for tools like Jira, DynaTrace, Synk and Google Cloud. Deep technical understanding of enterprise systems technologies, including Java/J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, EMS, Kafka, JBoss, RDBMS, Cloud/Microservices, Caching, Secure Development Lifecycle, and Distributed Processing.

CI/CD and DevOps: Experience in Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), DevOps processes and tools, and Containerization.

Application Flow Understanding: Broad comprehension of application flow and technical architectures.

Effective Communication: Ability to effectively share technical information and communicate technical issues and solutions to stakeholders at all levels of the business.

Project Management: Capability to handle multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and effectively communicate timelines to team members.

Ownership Mentality: Desire and ability to take ownership of products/projects.

Analytical Skills: Strong analytical skills to identify primary and secondary project objectives and prioritize tasks accordingly.

Who You Are

  • Dedicated to fulfilling ideals of diversity, inclusion, and respect that Macy’s aspires to achieve every day in every way.
  • Candidates with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a related field are encouraged to apply.
  • Certifications in relevant areas such as Google Cloud (Professional Cloud Architect, DevOps Engineer), Docker, Kubernetes, etc. Experience with cloud platforms like AWS or Azure.
  • Experience with logging, monitoring, and alerting tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack, etc
  • Able to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs.

What We Can Offer You

  • An inclusive, challenging, and refreshingly fun work environment
  • Competitive pay and benefits rooted in principles of equity
  • Performance incentives and annual merit review
  • Merchandise discounts
  • Health and Wellness Benefits across medical, dental, vision, and additional insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with 401k match opportunity
  • Employee Assistance Program (mental health counseling and legal/financial advice)
  • Resources for continuous learning, career growth, and leadership development
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off (first year prorated depending on start date)
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Guild education benefit funds 100% of tuition, books, and fees in designated programs
  • Colleague Resource Groups (CRGs) and give-back/volunteer opportunities
  • Empowerment and autonomy to perform impactful work with tangible results

About Macy’s

Now is an exciting time for a Macy's career as we continue to focus on creating exciting and memorable experiences for every Macy's customer, whether their journey starts online or in the store. Our opportunities in Sales, Merchandise, Operations, Customer Service, Warehouse, Marketing, and other areas let you express your creativity and commitment to excellence, grow your career and make a difference to your Macy's colleagues and customers.

Bring your creativity, energy, and ideas to the Macy's team – Apply Today!

This job description is not all-inclusive. Macy's, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.


This position may be eligible for performance-based incentives/bonuses. Benefits include 401k, medical/vision/dental/life/disability insurance options, PTO accruals, Holidays, and more. Eligibility requirements may apply based on location, job level, classification, and length of employment. Click here to see details on benefits.