Software Engineer - DevOps

Uptake, 600 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60654

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What We Do:

Uptake is a Chicago-based predictive analytics SaaS platform provider that empowers major industry leaders to optimize performance, reduce asset failures and enhance safety. At Uptake, we combine our strengths—machine learning, analytics, data visualization and software development—with the expertise of our industrial partners. The result is enormous savings in development time and resources for Uptake’s partners and a proven industrial grade software platform that delivers value to partners and their end customers.

What You'll Do:

As a Software Engineer - DevOps, you’ll be an enabler for our software engineering groups and practitioners here at Uptake.  Your primary focus will be developing and maintaining the tools and platforms supporting our build, test, and deployment capabilities through our CI/CD pipelines.  You‘ll be working collaboratively on a team focused on automation, passionate about creating best in class tooling, and exploring new technologies for our software engineers.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with software build tools
  • Experience with automation tooling
  • Experience with a container platform and capabilities like Docker
  • Experience with Mesos/Marathon and Docker of similar for container orchestration
  • Excellent understanding of Linux, Bash and/or shell scripting
  • Experience with a scripting language like Ruby or Python
  • Experience with a programming language like Java/Groovy or Go
  • Experience with Git and Git tooling
  • Knowledge of network stacks, protocols, and monitoring tools
  • Experience with AWS technologies, S3 and EC2
  • Experience with a distributed log tool such as Kafka
  • Understanding of SQL and noSQL database technologies
  • Experience with JVM and Java stack: Tomcat, Jetty
  • Prior knowledge of QA and QA practices
  • Good troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Maven or Gradle
  • Experience with Jenkins, Chef, and/or Ansible
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies

Why Work Here

We build and deliver, then explore to build more. Curiosity and flexibility enable everything we do, and we get stronger as we make each new industry smarter. As a team, we bring our diverse backgrounds, beliefs and experiences to solve problems no one has yet to solve, at a speed no one has yet to experience. We support and challenge one another to bring out a new best in each of us, and we might have a little fun along the way.

About Uptake

Did you know that as little as 1% of industrial data is being used today? With the rise of commoditized sensors, connected technology, massive storage capacity and growing processing power, every asset in every industry is capable of generating valuable data at incredible scale. This key information can answer the most critical questions across your operations and open the door to unprecedented business advantages. At Uptake, our purpose-built products ingest and analyze sensor and enterprise data, transforming it into actionable insights and immediate outcomes. Together with our customers, we drive real business value and set new standards for productive, secure, safe and reliable operations. We believe companies and people should love the technology they experience. We are field engineers, technologists and data scientists who deliver great software that is easy to use. Above statistic: McKinsey & Company

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