Senior DevOps Engineer

Employer
System One
Location
Vienna, VA
Posted
Oct 04, 2022
Closes
Oct 08, 2022
Ref
674817090
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Senior DevOps Engineer Location: REMOTE Pay Rate: Open to Both C2C and W2 options Position Type: Multiyear ContractBasic Purpose: To research, evaluate, design, implement, and maintain system and product solutions, applying knowledge of engineering principles. To provide technical direction and engineering support for projects and infrastructure. Develop and maintain expert functional knowledge of evolving IT engineering industry technologies/competition, concepts and trends. Responsible for the set-up, maintenance and ongoing development of current software lifecycle / pipeline processes for distributed applications hosted on WebSphere, Unix, Windows and Container platforms with goal to transition to have fully automated build, test and deployment processes (CI/CD) across on-premise or cloud environments. Candidate must have development aptitude to write build and deployment scripts, ability to conduct highly complex work with little to no supervision, and extensive latitude for independent judgment. Individual is expected to contribute to the team and organization and have skills to mentor junior staff and other IT personnel within the organization. Specific Qualifications: *Senior Deployment Engineer having 7+ years' work experience with DevOps and Agile processes *Extensive experience scripting with Linux shell, Python and Groovy, More specifically, proficiency writing scripts to continuously automate internal deployment processes *Extensive experience utilizing Docker/OpenShift for containerization and Kubernetes, for orchestration *Expert knowledge of, and experience with, architecting, designing, building and operationalizing into a Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline environment *Experience integrating various DevOps tools, with specific experience with technologies such as Git/GitHub, CloudBees Jenkins/Jenkins, IBM UrbanCode Deploy, Nexus Repository Manager, jFrog, SonaQube, ServiceNow, CheckMarx, Junit, Azure DevOps, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, Selenium, Perfecto and related tools *Coordination of technology decisions with architectural requirements and constraints, including architecting and designing CI/CD pipelines *Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in zero downtime environment *Advanced knowledge of Linux *A passion for assessing emerging technologies and staying abreast of industry trends *Significant experience managing automated deployment processes which facilitate continuous deployment to numerous environment *Knowledge with the following Databases: Oracle, DB2, PostgreSQL and MongoDB *Agile Software Development and Management methods and ability to excel within an "Agile" environment *Understanding of Quality Control and Test Automation Specific Duties: *Automate and improve performance of our CI/CD deployment pipeline *Proactively improve internal infrastructure, delivery and monitoring of applications to maintain production stability, recommending process improvements that ensure system scalability and reliability *Maintain and enhance automation that supports the setting-up and provisioning of new projects *Guarantee that requirements for quality, security and compliance are met for the supported areas, while directing and/or conducting maintenance and testing of the team's software tools and Administer DevOps tools, including configuration, change control, deployments and access management *Lead internal projects, providing direction and guidance to team members. Work on complex and high visibility enterprise projects/assignments for application deployments, collaborating across internal divisions *Document and maintain deployment processes, standards and procedures *Conduct monthly tool training and deployment process reviews with users *Provide second/third level on-call support for distributed applications *Support routine internal and external audits, while addressing operational risks *Maintain a high level of proficiency using the latest technology tools *Escalation point of contact (POC) for application deployment support and troubleshooting, providing guidance and direction to team members in the resolution of issues and/or complex production, application or system challenges For immediate consideration, please apply directly or contact Ryan Pustilnik at 301.740.2110

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