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DevOps Engineer, Dallas, TX, Gulf Breeze, FL

Req id:  26747

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Zix | AppRiver is now an OpenText company!  As a trusted leader in productivity, email security and compliance solutions for businesses of all sizes, we continue to help guide our customers through challenging cyber risks to ultimately find even greater opportunities. While we're passionate about helping our customers succeed in the business world, we're also looking to expand our growing workforce in order to better help our customers scale.

The Opportunity:


Locations: Dallas, TX, Gulf Breeze, FL 


Our Zix | AppRiver team is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join the team. The role is heavily focused on the design, automation, and management of the platforms, processes, and workloads across the development, test, and production environments that support the company’s industry leading service offerings. We’re looking for a candidate with strong troubleshooting skills, a high level of motivation, and a cloud-first mentality.
What you will be doing:

•    Envision, implement, and rollout the best DevOps tooling, automation, and culture for services on our product development teams

•    Working closely and collaborating with other disciplines (development, networking, operations, security, QA, etc.) to identify and resolve system and workflow issues
•    Maintaining, maturing, and standardizing the CI/CD processes and tooling
•    Finding and executing on opportunities to improve systems and processes through automation
•    Working to further mature our systems development life cycle
•    Providing technical expertise to dev teams and product mangers to ensure the proper technical solutions are considered

•    Modernizing the application stack and platform

•    Increasing system reliability and resiliency

•    Evaluating future solutions and proposing innovative solutions for our technical and business challenges


What does success look like in this role?

Our DevOps culture is focused on empowering our Development teams through automating, shifting left, and increasing release velocity.

You’ll be directly involved in leading and influencing the direction of development teams as well as the organization.
You may be a good fit if you have:

•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, management information systems, or equivalent work experience
•    Linux and/or Windows server administration experience

•    Experience with observability tooling (ELK stack / Splunk/ DataDog)

•    Experience with container orchestration (Kubernetes/ Nomad)

•    Hands-on experience provisioning and administering resources in cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and /or GCP through usage of IaC: Terraform, CloudFormation
•    Experience with infrastructure / domain management services such as DNS, Active Directory, and IPAM
•    Experience creating, automating, and troubleshooting CI/CD pipelines using tools such as Azure DevOps, GitLab, Octopus, or Jenkins
•    Solid understanding of SDLC, CI/CD, Version Control, Config. Management, Orchestration, Monitoring, Networking, Testing / Quality Control
•    Experience working on highly available and highly scalable systems
•    Experience working with load balancers and proxies
•    Knowledge of PowerShell, bash, and/or python
•    Knowledge of Azure CLI and/or AWS CLI
•    Experience implementing and/or managing performance, monitoring, alerting solutions
•    Application design, development, and architecture experience
•    Integrating security and vulnerability scanning into automated pipelines using SAST/DAST tooling and industry best-practices


We’d Love to Hear from You If You Have: 

•    Experience with hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud environments
•    Ability to coach / mentor team members

•    Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals

•    Knowledge of the usage of | in YAML

•    A CKA || CKAD certification

•    Experience in platform engineering


While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact


Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US Federal Government contractor, is subject to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. New employees joining OpenText will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to joining or be approved for a medical or religious exemptions. If you believe you qualify for an exemption you can request the exemption form at


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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