DevOps Engineer
Blackhawk Network 32 reviews - Pleasanton, CA

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Blackhawk Network is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company’s Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry’s most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. Gift Card Mall reaches more than 165 million people each week through an exclusive network of leading grocery, big box, convenience, drug, and specialty stores and is available through Internet retailers including Blackhawk Network’s business solutions include reward and incentive programs that offer choice and flexibility through a wide array of card brands and custom designed Visa and MasterCard fulfillment options.

Headquartered in Pleasanton, California, Blackhawk Network, Inc. has offices in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom. For more information about Blackhawk Network visit


Get your career started in this hot new field. This role is a great opportunity of applying your computer science degree and education to learn hands-on and contribute with high visibility in a DevOps Engineer role. We are building a team of high performance engineers passionate about IT deployment and management automation while building highly reliable and available multi-cloud production ready computing platforms. Your contributions will be vital to the successful implementation and management of our cloud initiatives in support of development and testing engineering functions across diverse product platforms. You will leverage your Linux systems and Chef programming skills to enable, accelerate, automate, and measure various cloud deployments. You will play a key role in creating dynamic yet secure cloud environments that will provide scale and flexibility to various engineering organizations. Your quick learning ability and attention to detail, ability to solve problems, and willingness to adapt to new challenges in a fast-paced environment are core traits for success in this role.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Learn to deploy and manage in multi-region AWS virtual private and public clouds
  • Learn to write configuration management and deployment automation using Chef
  • Learn all aspects of cloud agnostic management platform from RightScale
  • Learn API integration to instrument cloud self-service web portal
  • Programmatically automate routine cloud deployment, administration, and monitoring tasks
  • Be dynamic and capable of continuous learning and quick integration of new learning in daily work to accelerate and improve team capabilities
  • Provide operational support of cloud/development environments in support of both the engineering and IT organizations

  • Bring your passion and enthusiasm to learn and grow and contribute to the team
  • Solid exposure and understanding of Linux operating environment, e.g. Ubuntu, CentOs
  • A keen interest in programming to automate routine tasks, evidence of interest and learning in this area a big plus
  • Prior knowledge of automation tools and techniques, e.g. Chef framework a huge advantage
  • Technical knowledge of network protocols, security considerations and cloud computing e.g. AWS EC2
  • A team player – collaborate and influence actively
  • Excellent communicator – verbal and written skills required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline

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