IT Engineer III (DevOps Engineer)

Location: Reston, VA


We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to support both On-premises and Amazon Web Service (AWS) Cloud applications.  The ideal candidate should be comfortable 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

•           Execute software builds & deployments

•           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

•           Familiarity with artifact repository tools (SVN, Git, Nexus, etc.), software build-tools (Maven, ANT, Shell, Gradle), and continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, AWS Code-Pipeline)

•           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 plus