Senior Principal DevOps Engineer, R&D

    • Atlanta, GA

Manhattan designs, builds and delivers market-leading Supply Chain Commerce solutions for its customers around the world. We help drive the commerce revolution with unmatched insight and unrivaled technology, connecting front-end revenue and relationships with back-end execution and efficiency-optimized on a common technology platform. This platform-based approach is enabling leading companies across the globe to get closer to their customers and achieve real-world results.

What Drives Us
We have 3 core philosophies that make up what we call the Manhattan Spirit. These philosophies call on each of us to Focus on the Customer, Seize Every Opportunity, and Never Settle. With these concepts as guides, we have become the most sought after commerce supply chain solution for companies all over the globe. Our teams are diverse, intelligent, collaborative, and fun! At Manhattan Associates, your role would be unique and all our employees are essential to building success with our clients and our reputation as a gold-standard in Supply Chain solutions. Named consistently as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, Manhattan Associates is further expanding its leadership capabilities by investing in easy to deploy, extensible and highly scalable cloud based solutions.

Where You Will Work
Our R&D team is the heart and soul of Manhattan Associates' product portfolio. They design the future of our products ahead of the curve both technically and operationally over our competitors. You will be floating in the cloud, drinking your fair share of Java, and getting creative daily. You will have the opportunity to learn and interact with people from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets to enhance your technical knowledge while on a path for career growth internally at Manhattan Associates.

Is this for me?

  • Are you motivated to solve complex problems in Supply Chain?
  • Are you visionary and unconstrained in your thinking?
  • Do you work with microservices/Service-Oriented Architecture?
  • Do you have experience with architecting enterprise applications from the ground up?
  • Do you write high quality, well-tested code with a passion for automation; you don't like doing the same thing twice?
  • Do you take pride in software craftsmanship, diving deep into code and constantly innovating?

What's the Big Picture?
  • Be a hands-on technical practitioner and individual contributor, but can lead a small team
  • Can engineer different deployment approaches for microservices architecture including on IaaS and PaaS providers, and on-premises data centers
  • Design and implement the best practices for release management with continuous delivery
  • Work on tools and processes to improve continuous integration, automation, deployment and monitoring
  • Build, manage, and maintain the deployment pipeline from developer laptop to production.
  • Respond to both systemic and latent production issues, perform root cause analysis, and partner with software engineers across the organization to identify and deploy fixes

What 's Required of Me?
  • BS level technical degree required; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred
  • 8+ years of experience as a technical specialist
  • 5+ years of experience with one or more of Linux/Unix shell scripting
  • 2+ years of experience working with microservices architecture
  • 2+ years of experience working with Docker
  • 2+ years of experience working with at least one of the container orchestration mechanism such as Docker Swarm, Kubernetes or AWS ECS
  • 3+ years of experience working with deployment architecture (e.g. deployment design, databases, caching strategies, queues, proxies, load balancers, and messaging protocols)
  • 2+ years of experience with one or more of AWS, Google Cloud or Azure
  • 3+ years of experience working with Git (Bitbucket is a plus)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.

What Would Make Me Stand Out?
  • Knowledge of deployment orchestration tools (e.g. Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Salt)
  • Strong knowledge of Python or Go
  • Strong Linux administration skills
  • Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure.
  • Understanding and experience with code deployment (tagging).


Manhattan Associates is at the forefront of the most innovative technologies, in a business casual environment that provides plenty of opportunity for growth. We pride ourselves on promoting a culture that encourages open minds, fosters superior communication and creates new possibilities. Manhattan Associates is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a veteran. In the United States, Manhattan Associates participates in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration. Participation in the E-Verify Program allows Manhattan Associates to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees after the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9) has been completed.

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