The Davey Tree Expert Company

DevSecOps Engineer

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 295 S. Water Street, 3rd Floor, 44240 

Requisition ID: 187951

Position Overview

The Business Applications group at the Davey Tree Expert Company works as a team to focus on improving internal processes, making it easier to do business with Davey, and supports internal and external clients with technology and expertise in managing various projects.  While we work primarily with SAP, we also develop mobile applications, integrate best-of-breed applications with SAP, provide insight through analytics, and support client-facing transactional systems.

The SAP DevSecOps Engineer (DSO Engineer) works closely with the rest of the Business Applications group to streamline and automate the entire SAP Delivery Toolchain (JIRA, RevTrac, Panaya, and other tools).  Integrating these tools allows the team to avoid cumbersome administration as their code and configuration moves through our N+1 SAP environment.  This position works with external software vendors to integrate their tools into our toolchain via APIs and other methods.  This position works closely with the Release and QA Manager to identify and execute opportunities for integration, automation, and “leaning” the SDLC.

Job Duties

  • Develop tools to help monitor the health of the SAP environment and alert constituent parties as issues occur
  • Develop global tools, such as central logging mechanisms, to be used by SAP Developers that provide a central location for various activities
  • Perform data analysis to improve efficiency of the overall SDLC
  • Manage and improve container orchestration and deployment strategies
  • Ensure and develop tools for monitoring security, privacy, and integrity of data and other resources
  • Develop, provision, and maintain fully automated CI/CD pipelines for building and deploying new and existing services and applications, providing tools to make development workflows more agile
  • Identify areas for process automation and develop automated scripts and tools for regular operational activities
  • Enable software developers, preparing their services and applications for production by focusing on reliability, resiliency, scalability, observability, and security
  • Define the processes and procedures necessary to operate and monitor the technical environments
  • Work with Release Management to ensure modules are production-ready
  • Troubleshoot production incidents that often span across multiple teams, services, and codebases
  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support of internal tools to improve system health and reliability
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Software Engineering or equivalent required
  • 3 years of experience with Cloud PaaS development required, Google Cloud Platform and/or Azure Preferred
  • Experience with SAP Basis preferred
  • Experience with SAP Security preferred
  • Experience with tools/technologies in a DevOps Environment (e.g., Jenkins, Bitbucket, GitLab, Confluence, Docker) required
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure, Development, and Administration required
  • Experience with Infrastructure As Code SW tools and Resource Management in Cloud Computing Services required
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes Container Strategies and Orchestration preferred
  • Experience working with repository/artifact management and Build Integration Support preferred
  • Proactive and assertive in driving solutions/solving issues required
  • Experience supporting an SAP BTP environment including custom ABAP development and third-party and custom integrations with SAP solutions preferred
  • Experience integrating both on-premises and software-as-a-service (SaaS) commercial solutions with enterprise identity and directory services, i.e., Active Directory, SAML required

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group health plan 
  • Employee referral bonus program 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Scholarship program for children of employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees  

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  

Divisional Overview


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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