Lean Operations Engineer

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #56140 |
Posted Earlier this month

Global Hospitality Company is seeking a Lean Operations Engineer to join them for an ongoing assignment in downtown Chicago.


  • Learn the processes for delivering projects on the PTO Projects team
  • Learn the processes for delivering technical support on the PTO Support team
  • Learn how the Opera Property Management System is used by Hyatt’s hotels
  • Work with PTO team members to identify and implement improvements to processes and tools
  • Watch how the tools owned by the PTO Lean Operations team get used by other team members to find optimizations to processes and tools
  • Support and encourage a team culture of incorporating Lessons Learned after projects and Support incidents


  • Process improvements will frequently take the form of automation
  • Maintain and enhance existing automation codebase
  • Develop new tools to automate manual processes on the PTO team
  • Collaborate with other engineers to work through technical problems
  • Participates in cross-training of the changes made by the PTO Lean Operations team


  • Participates in measuring system/process baselines and improvements due to enhancements
  • Participates in tracking, trending, and reporting on the deliverables of the PTO Lean Operations team
  • Assists with tracking, trending, and reporting on the deliverables of other PTO teams
  • Assists PTO Support team with tools for monitoring, tracking, trending, and alerting of Production performance and outages
  • Relationship Management
  • Collaborate with people outside of the PTO team doing Automation and DevOps to drive best practices to and from the automation of the PTO team


  • Experience participating on continuous improvement teams
  • Experience participating on development projects
  • Experience participating on projects centered on the automation tools listed above
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a Service. (E.g., Azure, AWS)
  • Strong knowledge of the automation tools

Must-Have Experience

  • Automation: Ansible
  • Virtualization/Containers: vSphere or Azure
  • Development Support Tools: Bitbucket/Github/etc

Bonus Skills

  • Automation: PowerShell, Rundeck, Packer, Jenkins, Terraform
  • Development Support Tools: Jira
  • Operating Systems: Windows System internals
  • Middleware: Websphere
  • Database: Oracle SQL
  • Networking fundamentals: VIP’s, firewalls, DNS
  • Virtualization/Containers: Docker
  • Operating Systems: Linux
  • Database: PL/SQL

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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