• DevOps Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary
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  • Overview


    MercuryGate provides powerful transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for today’s most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers and carriers. MercuryGate’s solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform including Parcel, LTL, Truckload, Air, Ocean, Rail, and Intermodal. Through the continued release of innovative, results-driven technology and a commitment to making customers successful, MercuryGate delivers exceptional value for TMS users through improved productivity and operational efficiency. MercuryGate offers business intelligence to improve transportation processes, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs with its adaptable, comprehensive transportation solutions suite.

    In August 2018, MercuryGate was purchased by Summit Partners, a leading growth stage equity investor, to help accelerate company growth and better enable its ability to scale.

    Job Summary & Key Responsibilities

    MercuryGate is growing! We are in need of a DevOps Engineer to join us in this journey. These positions are open to those who seek a challenge. The current team is less than 2 years old so we have a lot more to do. Some of the groundwork is in place, time to advance again into containers, cloud based build process, automation/testing, continuous delivery. Qualities we are looking for include:

    • Self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done
    • Strong sense of engineering craftsmanship, takes pride in the code they write and solutions they put in place
    • Good communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices and processes
    • Believes that good software development includes good testing, documentation, and collaboration


    • Normal business hours with occasional exceptions, not 24/7 operations support
    • Assist and advise the existing staff in improving the current tools and processes to get closer to CI/CD
    • Creating automated solutions for application build, test, QA, deployments, and monitoring
    • Work closely and team with Developers, Engineers, and Architects to develop and maintain highly scalable DevOps automation framework, technologies and feedback tools
    • Working with development team leads, engineering, and IT to incorporate application needs and corporate policies
    • Assist with production performance, defect, security investigations as needed

    Job Qualifications & Other Requirements


    • Be skilled with DevOps workflows and common CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Unit testing frameworks, Artifactory, Maven, etc.)
    • Experience with Git, Git workflows, and common git server products such as BitBucket, GitHub, GitLab, etc.
    • Experience supporting common open-source application stacks (web services, big data, and Machine Learning)
    • Proficiency in writing scripts for maintenance and automation in a variety of languages (e.g. Bash, Python)
    • Experience with common configuration management tools (Salt, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.)
    • Familiarity with JIRA / Confluence
    • Strong Linux experience

    Bonus Skills:

    • Hands on experience as a Linux administrator (RHEL 7 Linux)
    • Proficiency in a current programming language such as Java or Python
    • Proficiency in managing container software stacks and architectures
    • Strong understanding of web application architecture for high performing and scalable applications
    • Strong knowledge of automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications ideally with hands-on experience with Kubernetes, OpenShift, etc.
    • Static code analysis, dynamic application scanning, and security penetration testing
    • Direct SOC or ISO audit process experience


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