Lead Engineer, DevOps

Job Ref#: 9612
Brand: Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services
Category: IT and Developer
Job Type: Full-time
11215 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL

Employment Type: Full-time

With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.


This position leads the automation deployment and maintains software build process. This role leads and evolves the technology, planning, preparing, and executing of growth, and assists the wider engineering team in adopting DevOps principles.


  • Leads and builds an automated deployment tool set and infrastructure including environments, code management using a CI/CD process.
  • Owns the administration of DevOps Toolset, including access management and build common templates that can be re-used.
  • Ensures robustness and reliability through monitoring, visualization, testing, reviewing & documentation.
  • Automates monitoring tools to monitor system health and reliability to support high uptime requirements.
  • Institutes resilient best DevOps practices including testing, continuous deliver, automation, etc. and knowledge sharing within the team through clear documentation, guidelines, best practices, sample codes, and other components that will help development teams.
  • Values individuality and the diverse talents of their team. Leads the team by communicating expectations, providing guidance, delivering feedback, and empowering the team to be their best.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, or related field
  • An equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience may be considered
  • 5+ years of professional experience in DevOps Lead Engineer or Manager position
  • 2+ years’ experience leading and mentoring a skilled DevOps team
  • Hands on experience with large scale infrastructure used in production applications
  • Experience building infrastructure components from (almost) scratch
  • Experience with various infrastructure as code frameworks (e.g. Terraform)
  • Knowledge of automated code review and testing tools (e.g. SonarQube)
  • Evangelist of devops, agile principles, SDLC process and application architecture
  • Configuration management skills in Git, Chef, Puppet
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication ability
  • Good Experience in cloud technologies- Kubernetes, docker, Openshift, networking/authentication in cloud (GCP preferred)
  • Experience with supporting and/or implementing public-facing eCommerce websites would be a big plus
Chico’s FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.
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About Chico's

In 1983, we started as a small Sanibel Island gallery filled with artfully stylish pieces. Decades later, our assortment includes clothing, jewelry and accessories—in over 500 Chico’s boutiques and 100 outlets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and at chicos.com.

Though we’ve evolved, our distinct point of view remains: Create carefully curated collections with quality, comfort and versatility as the focal point — essentials punctuated by memorable pieces, pops of color, artful prints and globally-inspired finds.

Our collections invite our spirited customer to discover something chic and unique every day.

About WHBM

White House Black Market was founded by women, for women over 35 years ago. Now there are over 300 boutiques and over 50 outlets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, plus 24/7 shopping at whbm.com

We built our brand on the foundation of fashion’s most iconic contrast—White + Black. That natural contradiction inspires everything we do, and perfectly reflects our customer. She is strong yet subtle, modern yet timeless, hard-working yet easy-going.

We empower her to fully embrace her complexity—giving her looks that are feminine yet strong, sensual yet sophisticated, attractive yet approachable. Because we believe that no woman is any one thing.

About SOMA

For women by women since 2004. Our customer is our inspiration. She works hard at everything she does, so we’re working hard to create beautiful bra solutions for her, for all of us.

It’s not about the runway, it’s about the real way. We are embodying the journey of women supporting women. We are here to listen to her, tell her story and design product that supports her needs.

Visit us in 250+ boutiques or online anytime at soma.com

About Chico's FAS

Founded by women, led by women. With our service and products, we strive to create a world where women never have to compromise, providing solutions to give them confidence and joy. Our portfolio consists of three brands: Chico’s, WHBM and Soma—specialty retailers of women’s apparel, intimates, accessories and related products—found in over 1,000 boutiques throughout the United States and online.

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