Secret Cleared DevOps Engineer
Secret Cleared DevOps EngineerMcLean, VAMust have Active Secret ClearanceBasic Qualifications:Leading Path Consulting is searching for a dedicated and passionate DevOps engineer to join our cloud networking team. If you have experience building and operating scalable, cloud based, web applications, are excited about impacting millions of users, look no further!We practice Agile/Scrum methodology, and we program in a variety of languages such as Python, C/C++, Node.js, & Java. We are building a large scale and high-performance cloud-based networking service platform that will deliver the next generation of Internet services across private and public networks.As a DevOps Engineer, you will specialize in developing tools for a continuous deployment of a cloud-based networking service platform. You will also help operate and monitor the service.Responsibilities:Development and design of systems, with a focus on automation and maintainability at a large scaleSoftware and hardware testing and deployment to staging and production environments.Platform integration: Programmatic infrastructure managementDevelop software infrastructure and build tools useful in development lifecycle.Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across dev, QA, monitoring and other cross functional teams.Maintain and monitor production systems for capacity issues, performance and conduct proactive health-checks.Incident trouble shooting, with quick remediation for issues.RequirementsQualifications:4+ years as Systems Administrator/Engineer, DevOps Engineer, or platform developer in a mid to large Linux environmentStrong IT/Ops background with focus on Process and MOPsPerforms automation, deployment, and verification of code for infrastructure.Deploys servers on AWS cloud services.Performs maintenance and upgrades as necessary.Strong Linux fundamentals, with experience in Centos, RPMSolid understanding of containers, familiar with Kubernetes or other orchestration systemFamiliarity with deployment and management systems such as Ansible, Puppet, Salt, Chef, Packer, Terraform, etc.Strong grasp and practical experience with automation and virtualization of at least one cloud platform (eg, VMWare, OpenStack, AWS)Expertise in building/maintaining/sustaining monitoring systems like Nagios, op5, etc.Strong with at least one scripting and/or high-level language: Python, Node.js, Java, Shell, Perl, GolangProduction experience working with load balancers and web stack-based application environments.Solid grasp of operating and managing NoSQL DB such as Cassandra, Hadoop.Familiarity with REST/SOAP/JSON APIsSystems and application monitoring and performance tuning knowledge a plusFamiliarity with messaging systems like ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, and Kafka is a plusExperience with distributed file system (GlusterFS/Ceph) a plusExperience in AWS VPC, Networking and SecurityExperience with the following, GitHub, Nexus, Jenkins, Chef, SonarCube, Confluence and Jira.Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field. Master's preferred.Self-motivated, with excellent oral and written communication skillsExperience in building, maintaining, supporting Cloud based applications with 24x7 monitoring of logs and alerts.Nice to have Skills:CloudForms experienceTerraform experience.BenefitsLeading Path is an award-winning Information Technology and Management Consulting firm focused on providing solutions in process, technology, and operations to our government and Fortune 500 clients. We offer a professional and work environment with a strong work-life balance. Leading Path provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, 401K, tuition reimbursement and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.