Compassion International

  • Devops Specialist III

    Job ID
    Location Name
    Colorado Springs - GMC
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This career specialist implements, grows and matures DevOps practices through people, process and technology. This includes demonstrated implementation and understanding of complex technical practices. At this career level, the incumbent independently implements and matures major, complex, or international 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 regarding issues such as Test Driven Development, flow, and systems thinking.
    • Continually improves integration of infrastructure build with application deployment processes.
    • Troubleshoots technical problems relating to information systems as they arise.
    • Analyzes, designs and evaluates automation scripts and systems.
    • Researches new technologies that will be efficient, effective, and highly scalable.
    • May coach and provide DevOps expertise to other professionals and support staff.
    • Create and support technology solutions through full-stack development activities as a part of an agile team, attending and participating in daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospectives. 



    • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.


    • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.


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

    Preferred Work Experience

    • Seven years Professional experience working in Information Technology Leadership or similar field.
    • Agile software development practices and frameworks (e.g. Scrum, XP, SAFe, LESS)
    • SQL scripting/querying
    • Cloud based source code control (e.g. Git)
    • Customizing or configuring enterprise cloud-based software solutions
    • System integration techniques and tools (REST, SOA, Microservices)
    • Test automation and continuous integration / continuous delivery tools
    • Monitoring, Logging, Messaging and Scripting Technologies (Splunk, DataDog, RabbitMQ, JavaScript, PowerShell
    • Strong network knowledge (TCP/IP, subnet, AD, log diagnostics)
    • PII and PCI compliance
    • XML, OCR, ICR, MICR and imagining solutions. 

    Licenses and Certifications

    • DevOps Foundations Certificate, or similar credential.

    *** 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

    Other: This position may be required to serve in an “on-call” capacity in order to provide timely response to technology failures outside of standard business hours.


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