IT Engineer III Specialized (DevOps Engineer

Location: Reston, VA


Description

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to support both On-premises and Amazon Web Service (AWS) Cloud applications.  The ideal candidate should have hands-on experience in configuring new applications and performing software build and deployments, pre-post release activities, assist with troubleshooting issues, and application environment infrastructure management. The candidate should also have solid experience in build/release management and Unix.

 

Duties

  • Setup new applications in AWS Cloud
  • Execute software builds & deployments through Jenkins & UCD/Terraform
  • Coordinate, manage, and perform production releases
  • Coordinate with multiple teams to ensure application environment is working properly
  • Automate repetitive tasks including system builds, configuration and application installation processes
  • Coordinate escalation of issues/risks and remove impediments
  • Initiate infrastructure setup for new and upcoming applications
  • Write build scripts and automate the deployments for new applications
  • Submit Change/Incident Management Tickets, coordinate & obtain approvals
  • Implement standards, processes, & controls for release & deployment activities in DevOps space
  • Take ownership and act with high sense of urgency
  • Manage AWS cloud adoption initiatives, Deploy applications in AWS Cloud environment
  • Participate in planning and implementation of infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS), migrate existing applications to AWS cloud

 

Qualifications

  • 3-5+ years overall IT experience preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in DevOps, Configuration and Release Management roles
  • Hands-on experience with source control tools (Bitbucket, SVN, Git), software build-tools (Gradle, Maven, Angular), continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Code-Build), continuous deployment tools (UCD, Terraform)
  • Working experience in Unix environment, basic shell scripting
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to modify or author implementation/backout plans, best practice documents, and scripts which can be understood and used by others.
  • AWS Cloud experience a must