Who is Taco Bell?

Taco Bell is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, a global Fortune 500 corporation that operates brands like KFC and Pizza Hut worldwide.  Our outstanding restaurant team is supported by dedicated and innovative people at our Restaurant Support Center (RSC) in Irvine, California. There, you’ll find a group of revolutionary thinkers who are inspired by the belief that everything is possible.

At Taco Bell, you'll be part of a company that continues to thrive in new and innovative ways. You already know Taco Bell for our craveable, made-to-order food specialties, as well as our commitment to the global community through exclusive programs, such as Feed the Beat®, Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™ and World Hunger Relief. Now, with a career at Taco Bell, you can become a contributor to our growing impact from the inside! 

About the Job:

Taco Bell has a great opportunity for an organized, analytical, problem solver who designs, develops, and maintains software and tools that support the building, deploying, and monitoring of cloud-based applications. You are responsible for continually advancing DevOps culture and technology in a collaborative and creative environment using modern industry best practices.  You will be charged with creating cloud-native approaches to delivering solutions that meet our ever-evolving business objectives.

As Senior DevOps Engineer, you will design, test, implement, deploy and support continuous integration pipelines that build and deploy to cloud-based environments (development, stage/testing, production…)  You will be writing infrastructure code and test cases for that code.  You’ll deploy and configure monitoring and logging tools used for generating alerts about the health of our systems and applications.

You will be helping us build the foundation for our future technology platforms by setting standards around cloud-native patterns, which will inform and be the driving factor in Taco Bell and Yum system wide strategic cloud transformation journey. You’ll help with the design, building, and automation of cloud-based infrastructure and provide guidance to development teams regarding how they can continually improve their applications cost, performance, and reliability through investigation, analysis, and best practice recommendations.

Is This You?

  • Experience in design, implementation, and deployment of large-scale, highly available, cloud-based infrastructure utilizing AWS, GCP, Azure or other public cloud providers.
  • A strong collaborator with multiple IT functions, business leaders and vendors, exhibiting excellent teamwork and strong verbal and written communication skills along with expert troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • In depth knowledge of cloud-native application development paradigms and tools. Strong know-how with the current trends of large-scale infrastructure environments with proven success in the deployment of resilient cloud-native solutions.
  • Thorough knowledge of scripting and programming languages such as Bash, Python, Java, C#, NodeJS.
  • Experience with source code control systems, branching and merging strategies, automated unit testing frameworks, automated build tools, and automated deploy frameworks
  • Deep working knowledge of serverless and container-based technologies such as Lambda, Docker, Kubernetes, and container platforms such as Rancher Labs or RedHat OpenShift.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience; (AWS Solution Architect Professional - preferred); (Linux LPIC-1, Certified Jenkins Engineer, Docker Certified Associate are a plus).
  • 5+ years of experience in a related engineering field.
  • Retail experience desirable.

Why Taco Bell?

We truly believe that where you work matters, and we know a thing or two about what makes employees happy. Join us on our mission of feeding people’s lives with más!

Work-Hard, Play-Hard:

  • Year round half-day Fridays
  • Free snacks, drinks and bagel & donut Fridays
  • Onsite childcare through Bright Horizons
  • Onsite dining center and game room (yes, there is a Taco Bell inside the building)
  • Onsite dry cleaning, laundry services, carwash, salon services
  • Onsite gym with fitness classes and personal trainer sessions
  • 4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays and time off for volunteering
  • Tuition reimbursement and education benefits
  • Discounts for life’s adventures (ex: theme parks, wireless plans, etc.)
  • Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
  • Opportunity to taste test new products
  • 401(k) with a 6% matching contribution from Yum! Brands with immediate vesting
  • Comprehensive medical and dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Opportunities to support the Taco Bell Foundation’s educational initiatives and programs.
  • Recognition based culture and unique, fun events year round (recess at work, Halloween Spooktacular, employee art show benefiting Taco Bell Foundation, etc.)

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