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CyrusOne DevOps Engineer III (Available for Remote Work) in Chicago, Illinois


Essential Functions :

  • Research, Recommend, Design, Develop, and Implement infrastructure as code, integrations, and network/server automations

  • Build and support cloud resources including IaaS, PaaS, and Storage Services responsible for supporting corporate resources.

  • Translate methods of procedure and existing architectures into cloud based repeatable deployments.

  • Implement automation tools and frameworks.

  • Leverage software packages such as Saltstack, PowerShell, ServiceNow and others to deliver automation capabilities.

  • Communicate assigned project and task status with accuracy and sensitivity to deadlines.

  • Manage assigned tickets via internal ticketing system, ensuring that updates are frequent and well-constructed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience and demonstrable technical skills in the following areas:

  • Programming Fundamentals; Python; ARM Templates, Shell/PS scripting, Terraform.

  • Data Handling, Formats, and Models; YAML, JSON

  • Virtualization: Azure IaaS, AWS, VMWare

  • API’s

  • Automation/DevOps Tools; Puppet, Chef, SaltStack; ServiceNow

  • Understanding and adherence to DevOps principles and culture.

  • Familiarity with common IT operations:

  • Systems Administration: Linux, Window Server, VMWare ESXi

  • Database Administration: (Microsoft) SQL

  • Network Administration: Cisco, PaloAlto, Ruckus, Arista

  • Cloud Administration; Azure; AWS

  • Exposer to third-party tools such as:

  • SolarWinds, LogicMonitor, NEO, NCS, ServiceNow, ZenDesk, PubNub

  • Ability to work in a team environment and demonstrate strong problem-solving skills.

  • Capability to self-schedule time with the flexibility to handle varying workload, and still meet tight deadlines, with the ability multi-task and work multiple projects simultaneously

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, decision making, presentation and organizational skills

  • This position requires typical weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance in an office setting, at times afterhours work may be required to meet business and customer needs


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience, Master's degree preferred.

  • Previous experience in a development role

Physical and mental requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, telephone and keyboard

  • Reach, stoop, kneel to install computer equipment

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work

  • Light to moderate lifting is required

  • Ability to uphold the stress of traveling

Work environment:

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).

  • Ability to work in a confined area.

  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period.

  • Regular, predictable attendance is required; including quarter-driven hours as business demands dictate.


CyrusOne is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

CyrusOne provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. We will respond to requests for reasonable accommodations to assist you in applying for positions at CyrusOne, or to submit a resume. If you need to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources at 214.488.1365 (Option 7) or by email at .

CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 30 data centers worldwide.

The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for hundreds of customers, including many of the Fortune 20 the Fortune 1000 lists of enterprise companies.