Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc.

Lead Technical Architect

US-FL-St Petersburg
2 weeks ago(11/28/2017 12:03 PM)
Job ID
Information Technology
Valpak Corporate Headquarters


Valpak needs to fill a lead technical architect position specializing in DevOps to take up the mantle of CI/CD and Hybrid Cloud environment management. This will be an architect and lead level position focused on hands-on technical excellence and knowledge leadership.



Valpak is a digital advertising and print manufacturing company which has a large but nimble development team which use 2 programming languages (.Net, Java) which share a common build and continuous integration process. These applications and services support use an array of server types, cache layers, and API integration patterns which maintain a complex and lean manufacturing process. As a DevOps Architect, you will fill a crucial part of designing a reliable highly integrated system as we develop new products and roll out modern technologies.

  • Cooperate with Scrum and Kanban development teams, culture of communication
  • Create efficient & reliable system integrations
  • Manage IaaS core systems: HazelCast, TeamCity, SOLR, LogicMonitor etc.
  • Promote codified infrastructure, immutable infrastructure, testable services
  • Oh…and help mentor others on the team, sharing your expertise and cross training on business lines.

The role of lead technical architect involves significant hands-on configuration of systems and aiding teams with integration designs.  We’re a diverse, supportive, hard-working group that balances operations work to keep our robotic manufacturing center running with new technology, making every day different and interesting!



We’re looking for awesome engineers who show experience, passion, and cooperative communication.  Bonus points if you have formal leadership skills, but not a requirement.  In a nutshell, we’re looking for people whose experience and skill-set include:

  • 10+ years Java development experience is required
  • 3+ years architect level solution design is required
  • 3+ years DevOps process experience is required
  • Outstanding problem solving skills
  • Ability to think at many levels of abstraction
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Track record of designing configuration management DevOps solutions
  • Expertise managing Linux servers & TeamCity/Jenkins environments
  • Expertise using SQL & No-SQL databases is required
  • Expertise in business process modelling (UML/BPML) is required
  • Master's degree preferred (non-degree candidates are considered)


ANYTHING ELSE?  Yes.  We share a commitment to excellence and a desire to work in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere, so we only hire pleasant, bright, creative people who are willing to work hard.  We seek a workforce as diverse in thought, perspective, and culture as the advertisers we serve. In a nutshell, we are looking to add amazing folks to our team.

Company Overview

At Valpak, we look for committed and passionate Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). For nearly 50 years, Valpak has led the way in the coupon mailing industry, providing money-saving discounts to millions of consumers and local businesses looking to reach new customers and strengthen their marketing successes.  Our mission is to help people save, businesses grow and neighborhoods thrive.


If you desire to work in a collaborative atmosphere, Valpak may be the place for you. Our workforce is diverse in perspectives and culture. We provide our employees with a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision and 401(k).  We believe in balancing work and play so feel free to use your paid time off as you wish.


Valpak is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


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