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Date posted
November 18, 2021
Valid through
March 31, 2022
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DevOps Engineer

We are looking for an experienced DevOps (Development and Operations) professional with proven experience, technical depth, and a passion to help Veterans. In this position, you will work with a team to manage the platform infrastructure and associated processes. Keen attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and a solid knowledge base are essential.


Bachelor’s degree in CS, engineering, software engineering, or related field


Minimum 6 years’ previous experience in development and operations, or related IT, computer, or operations field

  • Work directly with the Sustainment team and project leadership to ensure system integrity.
  • Design, implement, maintain continuous integration and deployment pipelines for a cloud infrastructure.
  • Design, implement, maintain monitoring infrastructure for live services with uptime commitments.
  • Identify security vulnerabilities in the infrastructure and work on security strengthening and remediation options.
  • Build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning.
  • Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve collection and response times to service-impacting events.
  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations best practices.
  • Being part of a rotating on-call team to troubleshoot services off-hours if needed.
  • Brainstorm for new ideas and ways to improve development delivery.
  • Maintain day-to-day management and administration of projects.
  • Manage CI and CD tools with team.
  • Document and design various processes; update existing processes.
  • Follow all best practices and procedures as established by the company

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with software development, infrastructure development, or development and operations.
  • Experience working with Docker containers and Kubernetes platform.
  • Experience with DevOps and automation frameworks, including Ansible, Jenkins, Packer, Terraform, etc.
  • Experience with Linux infrastructures, databases (SQL), scripting such as Bash, PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, Agile workflow methodologies (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Experience with continuous monitoring and logging tools, including Prometheus, Grafana, Fluentd, AlertManager, PagerDuty, Pingdom, Splunk.
  • Experience with Cloud Service Providers (CSP), including AWS and Azure, and their associated services/tools.
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Up to date on the latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with the VA OI&T
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Experience with AWS; certifications are a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience working with the following languages and technologies: Java, JavaScript, Java Beans, JSP, JMS, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, CSS, DHTML, HTML, XML
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