Associate DevOps Engineer

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Primary Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Work from Home


Work Arrangement: Work from Home


Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.


Level: P2 


Requisition #: 67586




The Role at a glance:

Our IT Infrastructure organization is hiring!  We are looking to hire a new DevOps associate for our Platform Engineering and Automation Team in a remote capacity.
Background Details:  
Our IT organization has embraced utilizing the cloud and code to manage infrastructure, this team has also put emphasis on hiring early career talent to join LFG at an exciting time for automation, and highly visible projects across the enterprise. This is a great opportunity for an up-and-coming technologist with solid coding knowledge looking to catapult their career in the world of DevOps. If you are self-driven and hungry to learn, there’s limitless possibility to be exposed to projects that use technologies such as containers, GitLab, Puppet, and AWS. If this sounds like you, read on!

What you'll be doing:

  • You will consult, analyze, engineer, and help deliver Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Automation, and DevOps solutions for Tech and Business teams across the Lincoln Enterprise.
  • You’ll be utilizing your coding knowledge to automate and configure IT Infrastructure
  • Helping to build end to end self-service solutions to enable application deployment. Otherwise known as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • You’ll work in a collaborative environment with internal stakeholders and IT to develop and understand requirements and expectations to achieve quality technical solutions
  • Define and manage development tasks, dependencies, and work estimates
  • You will document programs and procedures
  • Participate in requirements, design, and coding walkthroughs
  • Identify opportunities and support innovative solutions 

What we're looking for:


  • 1-3+ years experience coding with scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, or NodeJS.
  • 1-3+ years experience working with Infrastructure as Code tooling such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, etc.
  • Working knowledge of common tools in the DevOps space, such as Artifact Repositories, CI/CD, Deployment Tooling, and Configuration Management.
  • Familiarity with source control (Git) and SDLC practices, such as CI/CD Pipelining, Branching, Semantic Versioning, and Release Cycle.
  • General knowledge of OS and Infra concepts as they relate to building IaC
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and analytical skills
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering


  • Experience deploying applications to AWS Cloud
  • Experience with any of the following:  SonarQube, GitLab, Atlassian Stack (Bamboo, Bitbucket, Crowd), Hashicorp Vault, Digital.AI Tool Stack (Deploy and Release), Containers (Docker, Mirantis), Splunk and/or AppDynamics.

What’s it like to work here   

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.  



What’s in it for YOU:  

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career   

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities  

  • PTO  

  • Ten Weeks Parental leave   

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits  

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program  

  • Tuition assistance program  

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment  

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training  



About the Company/Who is Lincoln Financial   

Led by over 10,000 employees Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive 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, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities


If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.


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Work Arrangement:

Work from Home : Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances. 



This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.


Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.



Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.




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