External - Senior DevOps Engineer

3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas. Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Description:

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“The impact 3M has on people’s lives and communities around the globe is amazing. As the leader of 3M’s global community giving, I am incredibly proud to be part of and work alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers committed to making positive social change.” – Michael Stroik, director of 3Mgives

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

You will be responsible for automating infrastructure and develop tools that allow our development teams to safely and efficiently deploy their applications and services to the cloud. The person selected for this role will have a strong understanding of DevOps and Cloud software development concepts.

One of the exciting opportunities in this position is the chance to work with a new team that has a positive collaborative environment with lots to do and lots to build around the globe. You will get to work in a cloud environment featuring advanced development workflows, automated control enforcement, and other industry leading capabilities. 


  • Design, build and support cloud environments

  • Create, deploy and maintain services

  • Responsible for CI/CD pipelines, automation, logging and monitoring

  • Contributor in the design of cloud systems for a diverse set of internal customers within 3M

Your Skills and Expertise   

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field with 5+ years of IT, DevOps or infrastructure experience

  • Minimum of 7+ years of CI/CD, deploying systems and writing automation code

  • Minimum of 3+ years of Cloud experience (AWS, Azure)

  • Preferred experience with Python or GO programming, shell scripting (Bash, PowerShell)

  • Experience with Terraform, Cloud Formation, Ansible, Jenkins

  • Experience with Linux administration and Docker

  • Experience with monitoring tools (ELK, CloudWatch, Prometheus, NewRelic or Datadog)

  • Knowledge of Networking and troubleshooting

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes

  • Experience with infrastructure operations teams

  • Experience with enterprise networking

  • Experience with enterprise software deployments and testing

  • Certification: AWS DevOps Engineer / SysOps Administrator / AWS Certified Developer

  • Master’s degree or equivalent practical experience

  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal

Working at 3M

Unleash your potential.

Our success depends on the energy of our employees and the high quality of their leadership. Most of all it depends on their continuous improvement.

Move forward.

From sales to manufacturing to marketing to engineering, if you're committed to expanding your knowledge and gaining leading-edge skills, this is the place to do it. Professional development at 3M includes excellent training, continuing educational support, mentorship from smart, experienced people and more.

Move up - or move in new directions.

You'll find a strong promote-from-within culture here; it's an important aspect of our emphasis on learning and professional growth. You may also move between business units or even, potentially, to different locations around the world. That's one of the many advantages of our diverse business model and global reach.

Apply now for this fantastic opportunity with 3M!

Employment Statement

At 3M, diversity & inclusion are essential to innovation. We seek and value differences in people!

As an equal opportunity employer, 3M will not discriminate against any applicant.

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Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

Resources for You 

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers. 

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  • Ansible
  • Bash
  • Terraform