AIS is seeking DevOps professionals and aspirants for traditional DevOps and automation engineering roles for both our commercial and federal practices!AIS () is a highly regarded technical services firm specializing in custom application development and managed services. We invest in technology as early adopters so we can leverage new innovations to deliver transformative solutions for our customers while engaging with them to solve their problems. We are market leaders and have achieved significant deployments in our areas of focus with "Cloud Services", Agile Business Automation , Enterprise IT Services and DevOps . But what really sets up apart? Simply put - our people. Help with Delivering Successful Projects! Build and maintain our various product and development platforms. This position is an operational engineering role and you will be an integrated part of our product development teams. You will be writing software to configure servers, not manually configuring them each time. You won t be deploying code; you will build tools so that anyone in engineering can deploy their code. You won t be monitoring alerts, you ll be building scripts / tools to resolve production problems automatically. In addition, responsibilities include: Draw on at least three years of experience to assist with the core infrastructure for both internal projects and external projects for our clients. Scale our infrastructure in an automated fashion. Treat infrastructure as a product by contributing ideas on how to continually improve automation services and resiliency of the platform. Monitor and instrument everything, particularly data applications and databases. Provide tooling to all of engineering. Patch and maintain Windows and Linux servers. Follow and execute Production, QA, Dev and other environmental change control processes. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above. Assist with documentation to ensure they can be continued into the future. Maintain a DoD security clearance in order to gain access to client sites and networks. Be open to commuting in and around the DC Metro area in order to be present at client sites for work. Profile of Success: Utilize Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science and previous DevOps engineering experience. Previous programming experience in PowerShell or similar scripting language. Background in automation using Chef, Puppet, or similar technologies. Experience in Windows server administration; Linux server administration with RedHat , Centos or similar Exposure to Microsoft Azure including Azure SQL, Azure Networking, Azure Active Directory Experience in SQL Server administration and troubleshooting and web server administration using IIS and/or Apache Other Desirable Skills : Experience with SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics CRM or comparable technologies. Desire to gain or use extra-curricular certifications as part of ongoing professional growth. Some project management experience. Knowledge of agile processes (Scrum / Kanban). Client Site Locations: DC Metro Area (Downtown DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia) *Consultants assigned client sites are subject to change due to the consultative nature of our work. If you can be flexible with your commute tolerance, you will be afforded many opportunities. Flexibility is key, and something we value in our people. About Us As a services company, our people are what makes us who we are. We are technologists/consultants/problem solvers/builders all of it wrapped up in one. Customers, partners, former and current employees alike, highlight the caliber of those working at AIS. We hire smart people, but lots of companies say that. Beyond being smart, we attract individuals that are inquisitive and self-motivated to learn new technologies and figure things out. We like to say the best way to learn about something is by building stuff. Our culture is one of continuous self-improvement and this comes by way of knowledgeable colleagues, a focus on innovation and the right level of resources to learn and share. This extends to our clients, partners and local technical communities. We actively engage with these groups to contribute, foster advancement and build on our expertise. We determine, as a company, our future investments in technology so we can build and try new things. Interested in applying? If this sounds like an interesting environment, then we invite you to apply. At AIS, the Recruiting team is dedicated to optimizing your candidate experience. This is a great place to work for folks that are self-directed. We are entrepreneurial and are looking for consultants with the drive and perseverance to make something out of an opportunity. What can AIS offer you? Medical, vision, and dental health insurance; paid overtime; training; certification bonuses; state of the art development tools; 401k match; ESOP; tuition reimbursement; company events and a really fun holiday party are all a part of why you should come work here. One last thing, we have really great technical minds to learn from, and let s face it, there s always something new to learn. Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business need.