Sr. DevOps Software Engineer

    • Tucson, AZ


A leader in global irrigation and innovating The Intelligent Use of Water, Rain Bird has a dynamic opportunity for you to join our team. As part of Rain Bird's Controls division,this position reflects the expanding workflow needs of growing software teams in San Diego, CA and Tucson AZ. This role is an influential opportunity to help these organizations grow efficiently and ensure that the entire engineering team meets and exceeds product development targets.


  • Be the point of contact, initiator and implementer for a range of DevOps responsibilities for multiple multi-site teams
  • Actively listen, assess and analyze requirements for current and unmet build management, cloud deployment, workflow, and internal customer needs
  • Participate in setup, maintenance and troubleshooting/problem-solving of current AWS cloud systems. Part of this support is outside of normal working hours
  • Pro-actively assess new projects using external vendors and ensure workflow, configuration management, and toolchain plans are in place and suitable for Rain Bird
  • Create concrete proposals for improvements to the existing systems
  • Understand the existing configuration management methodologies, assess, propose and implement improvements while maintaining development workflow integrity
  • Develop best practices in conjunction with functional leads. Help drive these through technology development, integration, training, and documentation
  • Work closely with Rain Bird IT Team and external consultants to apply suitable policies and configure systems


Minimum Qualifications:


  • BSCS, BSEE, or equivalent from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 7 years working in a software development engineering environment
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years developing/maintaining automated build systems
  • Minimum of 2 years working heavily with complex configuration management situations
  • Experience setting up and maintaining cloud instances
  • Experience with AWS EC2s, Load Balancers, Scaling Groups, and S3
  • Experience with Team City and Octopus Deploy
  • Experience with Perforce and Git
  • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Must have good written and verbal communications skills 


  • Experience using Visual Studio
  • Software development experience in C# and Angular

Get to know us:


We have been the irrigation industry leader for over 80 years. We craft innovative irrigation products that make beautiful landscapes, golf courses, and grow productive agricultural crops while advocating for the Intelligent Use of Water.


An example of our amazing products is the ESP-TM2 Controller, which was released in the Spring of 2017. This controller is quickly gaining market share and our customers are telling us that the easy-to-use app and Wi-Fi functionality is exceeding expectations since it ensures customers can control their watering systems from anywhere. As a team, we are continuously working on several controller projects for both large and small-scale irrigation systems.



Rain Bird is an equal opportunity employer

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