Compassion International

Senior Devops Specialist

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Colorado Springs, CO
Information Technology


This senior specialist implements, grows and matures DevOps practices through people, process and technology, often directly impacting global operations. This includes demonstrated implementation and understanding of complex technical practices. At this career level, the incumbent independently implements and matures major complex continuous integration, automated test driven practices, release automation, automated infrastructure self service, infrastructure as code, canary deployment methods, instrumentation and monitoring, and integrated tool chain management. He or she may coach and oversee the work of other specialists.

Essential Job Functions


  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
  • Matures DevOps disciplines and champions the lean agile mindset for major initiatives regarding issues such as Test Driven Development, flow, and systems thinking.
  • Continually improves integration of complex infrastructure builds with application deployment processes across major projects and systems.
  • Troubleshoots complicated technical problems relating to information systems, providing insight and guidance to other specialists.
  • Analyzes, designs and evaluates large automation scripts and systems.
  • Researches new technologies that will be efficient, effective, and highly scalable.
  • Coaches and provides expertise, and may oversee the work of other professionals and support staff in the business analysis discipline.



  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.


  • Bachelor's Degree Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Disaster & Emergency Management or related discipline

Work Experience

  • Ten years Professional experience working in Information Technology Leadership or similar field.
  • Experienced building Automated Testing Frameworks, speficially UI frameworks.  Highly skilled in the following technologies: Ruby, SQL Server, .Net, HTML, Selenium, Capybara, ReadyAPI or other test automation tools and languages.  Experienced with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment scripting technologies a plus.

Licenses and Certifications

  • N/A

*** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***

Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment

Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule


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