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DevOps Engineer-Linux/Virtualization

DevOps Engineer-Linux/Virtualization

Job Description

Department Responsibilities: We are building an Analytics platform for the Cloud. This platform – Decision Management Platform – facilitates the rapid development of decisioning solutions and applications leveraging FICO IP in descriptive analytics, predictive models, business rules, mathematical optimization as well as the management and monitoring of strategies and decisions.
We are looking for technologists with a passion for high performance software development and a desire to rapidly deliver cutting edge software products that delight users and drive revenue. The person filling this role will help design and develop the server-side software services necessary to support Decision Management Platform functionality.

Position Description
Roles and Responsibilities: Help define, implement, and maintain the cloud-based ecosystem underlying FICO's Decision Management Platform offering
Help design, implement, and maintain installation and upgrade scripts
Monitor and manage the infrastructure to ensure customer SLAs are met
Working Conditions: Highly collaborative environment (ideally) co-located with other members of the Decision Management Platform team in FICO's San Jose office
Work outside normal business hours sometimes required
Travel 5-10%

Job Requirements

Education and or Certifications: MS or BS in Computer Science – or relevant technical field – highly desirable
Experience and Quaifications: 3+ years in a system administration, software development, or quality assurance role
Strong networking and Linux (/UNIX) experience
Hands-on experience with virtualization technologies including VMware, KVM, or Xen; specifically, ability to provision and maintain virtual machines
Advanced scripting experience; e.g., Bash, Python, Ruby, etc.
Familiarity with SSH and key management
Technical Skills and Abilities: Configuration management automation experience; e.g., Puppet, Chef, etc.
Continuous integration process and tooling experience; e.g., Jenkins
Familiarity with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) products; e.g., AWS, CloudStack, OpenStack, etc.
Familiarity with Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) products; e.g., Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, etc.
Strong troubleshooting skills
Cloud-based application development/system administration experience highly desirable
Awareness of software development lifecycle processes and Agile development methodologies
Ability to multitask, prioritize, show initiative and respond quickly in a fast-paced collaborative environment
Soft Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; team player comfortable working with geographically distributed teams


At FICO, you can advance your career within one of the fastest-growing fields in technology today - analytics. With our industry leading credit scores and other solutions, FICO is the leader in predictive analytics for banking, insurance, retail and healthcare. Our ability to drive smarter decisions is driving some of the world’s leading companies to a new level of analytics-fuelled success.

Our success is founded on really talented people – just like you – who enjoy:

• Innovation – change the game for us and for our clients around the world
• Teamwork – lead and learn from the very best in your field
• High Performance – challenge yourself and reap the rewards of delivering results
• Opportunity – grow with a global company that develops talent

FICO™ (NYSE:FICO) delivers superior predictive analytics that drive smarter decisions. Our groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. FICO's innovative solutions include the FICO(R) Score - the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States - along with industry-leading solutions for managing credit accounts, identifying and minimizing the impact of fraud, and customizing consumer offers with pinpoint accuracy. Most of the world's top banks, as well as leading insurers, retailers, pharma businesses and government agencies rely on FICO solutions to accelerate growth, control risk, boost profits, and meet regulatory and competitive demands. FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their personal credit health through Learn more about FICO at

FICO is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace.

FICO is not able to sponsor or transfer H-1B visa petitions or provide “green card” sponsorship for this position at this time.

FICO: Make every decision count.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Software, Consulting
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 8285
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DevOps Engineer-Linux/Virtualization

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