• Location: USA, Virginia, Dulles
  • Salary: US$110000 - US$140000 per annum
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 28th Feb, 2020
  • Reference: BRRTN2/28/2020_1582922923
In beautiful Dulles, Virginia, a large and highly respected government defense contractor is currently seeking to bring on a talented Sr. DevOps Engineer. This company is trying to bring someone on who has a passion for CI/CD and the full DevOps life cycle. Additionally this position is looking for an individual who has roughly 4-6 years of DevOps experience, with all the added perks of having a title of seniority. Also, applicants MUST be United States Citizens who are able to obtain a TS/SCI (or better) level of security clearance.

Location: Dulles, VA

Compensation Range: $110k-$140k with sign on bonuses of roughly 20k-25k for candidates who already possess a TS/SCI (or higher) level clearance

Job Responsibilities:

- Building, testing, and administering highly available Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform cluster

- Supporting the Ansible Tower enterprise environment including engineering playbooks, training and developing standards and guidelines for engineers in their use of Ansible

- Assisting application teams with on-boarding to the OpenShift platform in areas such as resource requirements, capacity analysis, troubleshooting support

- Working with vendors to troubleshoot the platform and issues related to integrations with other internal systems

- Integrating and automating the program's security posture

- Monitoring hardware, VM and container metrics for the purposes of maintaining cluster health and identifying thresholds for scaling

- Developing and automating repeatable tasks

- Performance tuning of infrastructure components

Required Skills:

- Experience developing software or scripting with Java, JavaScript, Python or similar

- Experience working with Red Hat OpenShift Infrastructure design, deployment and operational support

- Experience with Linux Containers (Docker), Kubernetes, and deployment of containerized applications/microservices architectures

- Demonstrated skill with at least one or more configuration management/scripting technologies such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet

- Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools such as GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus, Artifactory or comparable substitutes

- Experience with a virtualized cloud environment (preferably VMware VSphere)

- Experience with software security, secure coding, or software assurance tools and techniques

- Bachelors degree (or better) in a STEM field (This is a very hard requirement, unfortunately no exceptions)

Desired Skills:

- Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques

- Experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following program languages: Java, Perl, Ruby, Python, and JavaScript

- Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following database technologies: SQL, Oracle, MySQL, JBDC, NOSQL, etc.

- Experience and/or familiarity with DevOps, Continuous Development/Continuous Integration concepts, and automated test tools such as Docker, Jenkins, Rational Team Concert, JIRA, Git, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Junit, JMeter, RSpec, and/or Cucumber.

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