Lead DevOps Engineer

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description
OUTGROWN YOUR OWN BACKYARD? COME PLAY IN OURS.At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground. Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving. We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest. And we believe in you.

Although were an apparel and footwear focused company, technology is central to everything we do. Columbia Sportswears Global Information Services (GIS) teams enable an IT infrastructure across four global brands, a global supply chain, and 500+ geographically dispersed stores. These teams support in-store, mobile, and data platforms to enhance customer interface and service in an ever-evolving industry.

As a Lead DevOps Engineer on the Delivery Engineering team, youll enable technical teams to build and deliver cloud solutions. Youll design and implement Infrastructure as Code and deployment solutions. Youll evangelize modern DevOps practices with engineering, data, security, and operations teams throughout Columbia. Youll provide technical guidance and mentoring to team members. You will independently set the technical direction for a project and lead that project to a successful outcome.

Youll work with a talented team of engineers committed to enabling teams on their cloud journey. We work closely with our stakeholders, often embedding with them on projects to help ensure their success.

You will independently lead projects to successful outcomes.

You will provide technical mentorship and direction to team members

You will collaborate with technical teams to understand their project needs and help define and implement solutions that enable them to succeed in their goals

You will build and maintain our cloud automation framework

You will create and maintain delivery pipelines in Azure DevOps and GitHub Actions

You will help teams use code analysis tools like SonarCloud

You will automate the deployment of Azure PaaS solutions

You will help teams use Infrastructure as Code(IaC) to build modern solutions on Azure

You will help us build and design modern CI/CD Pipelines

You are a strong communicator who collaborates on solutions that work for multiple stakeholders

You have a passion for automation, optimization, and productivity

You understand the cloud and the possibilities it opens up for teams to solve problems in new ways

You enjoy keeping up with the latest practices for IaC, CI/CD, and automation

You have solid skills automating the deployment of Azure PaaS offerings such as App Services, Function Apps, CosmosDB/AzureSQL, or similar resource types in other cloud solutions.

You have experience building and designing CI/CD pipelines.

You have proficient development skills in Python, PowerShell, or another scripting or programming language.

Youve worked with Infrastructure as Code solutions like Terraform, Azure Resource Manager Templates, Ansible, or CloudFormation templates.

You know your way around modern source control and automation tools like Azure DevOps, GitHub, GitLab, GitHub Actions, or others.

You understand the value of Test Driven Development.


Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.