Sr. DevOps Engineer
Sr. DevOps Engineer, Elkridge, MD Our client is seeking a Sr. DevOps Engineer for a contract to hire opportunity in Elkridge, MD. Note Position is currently remote, however individual will need to be on-site once COVID work restrictions are lifted. Description Maintain highly scalable and reliable enterprise applications using AWS Web technologies andor cloud technologies Package and deploy applications for production, and maintain CICD pipeline and process Deploy software components to support data enrichment and transformation in a high traffic transactional data and data warehouse environment Provide technical and business explanation and justification for architectural, and design approaches Maintain an AWS platform within an Agile framework. Recommend additional capabilities and best practices architectures, and engineering solutions Createsupdates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products Maintain and utilize scripts to perform automated workloads. Maintain, architect and configuring Virtual Networks in AWS Troubleshooting, maintain and configure service accounts Development and implement vulnerability remediation strategies. Configuration and execution of vulnerability and web application scans Automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening Write process requirements, technical design documents, and standard operating procedures Function as technical subject mater expert to support DevOps process improvements, including CICD Automation Provide DevOpsDevSecOps Implementation and support services, including Application Lifecycle Management and Monitoring ( ALM ) Application Performance Monitoring Tools ( APM ) Cloud Infrastructure Tools, Performance and Security Containerization Software and Platform Architecture and Big Data Requirements Bachelorrsquos Degree in Computer Science or Engineering 3 years of experience maintaining an AWS environment as a DevOps engineer in an Agile environment. 1-2 years of experience as SCMrelease engineer, or in a position with demonstrated similar skill sets and responsibilities Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, andor related technologies etc. Experience with configuration management technologies (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or similar) Strong experience with UnixLinux system administration especially in Ubuntu and Redhat Experience working with CICD process and tools, testing frameworks and practices (preferably GitHub, JenkinsBamboo, MochaKarma, SonarQube, etc.) Experience in automating manual processes using a scripting language such as Unix Shells (bash, ksh) and Ant Ability to collaborate with team members, developers, QA and ownership teams to resolve issues Experience with WebSphere application server Good working experience on Web Services, RESTJSON Services Experience with service-oriented architecture development and implementation Experience and understanding of architectural principles and frameworks (MVC) Strong knowledge of database design principals Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment to meet aggressive goals and pre-defined measurement criteria Creative approach to problem solving Residency Requirement Must have lived in the United States at least 3 out of 5 years Preferred Experience working on a team using Scrum or other Agile project framework Experience with both Azure and AWS AWS with expertise in AWS SysOps administration concepts. AWS Certified Solution Architect ndash Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator ndash Associate certifications Knowledge of IT Security concepts and how to maintain the security of publicly available web applications Experience with database technologies including but not limited to AWS managed database services, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Dynamo DB, SQL, NoSQL, and Microsoft SQL clustering Experience with containerization, Docker, and orchestration Please Note Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No calls, inquiries, or Third-Party Vendors please. We are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas). 1000 Referral Bonus - www.aci.com. Since 1988, The ACI Group, a Baltimore-based IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industryrsquos leading professionals, and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.