Sr DevOps Engineer

US-VA-Sterling
Job ID
2017-1243
# of Openings
1

Overview

At REI Systems, our work makes a difference in the lives of millions of people every day. Do you want the opportunity to contribute, grow and learn every day? We’re looking to hire individuals who are enthusiastic and eager to contribute to driving results that matter whether you are developing code for a public-facing website, or ensuring that our latest deployment is bug-free.
Do you enjoy working with amazing people? If you are solution oriented, thrive in a fast paced, agile environment then come work for a company that was ranked 7th in the 2016 Washington Post Top Workplaces.
You can be a DevOps Engineer, but at REI your experience contributes to a mission. Influence the solution!

"REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"

 

Looking for people passionate about improving software quality and continuous delivery.  If you love open source tools, have the skills, and want a career that can benefit potentially millions of Americans, we have the ideal home for you.

 

Candidate should have 8+ years of work experience in a software or systems engineering role with exposure to multiple programming and scripting languages. The ideal candidate should be detail oriented, possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, exhibit an enthusiastic approach to technology, be able to independently provide guidance to software development teams, and respond quickly to change in both technology and processes. The candidate should be able to design and develop custom solutions to address complex operational issues with minimal supervision using open source technologies.
 

Responsibilities

 

 

Functional Responsibility:
• Serve as a primary point of contact for developers, architects, and quality assurance engineers in the areas of automation, build management, continuous integration, release management, capacity planning, and application performance.

  • Serve as DevOps architect, primary technical lead and customer POC for customer DevOps engagements.
  • Provide escalation support for operations staff to troubleshoot application issues in production environments related to performance or scalability.
  • Automate server deployment and configuration using technology including AWS, Azure, Docker, Chef and Ansible.
  • Automate security processes and tool execution to deliver prompt feedback to developers.
  • Work with server-side software on multiple platforms Linux platforms, determine best practice configurations for a variety of enterprise workloads.
  • Design release management processes and consult with development teams to implement best practice workflows in an Agile working environment.
  • Develop re-usable tools and solutions to aid in the support, maintenance, and deployment of enterprise systems and applications.
  • Implement monitoring software and capture/analysis tools to provide application performance insights to development teams which capture server-side and end-user experience.
  • Support solutions architects and system administrations with cloud application migration.
  • Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of the objectives, methodology and execution of all types of automated quality tests including unit, functional, integration, security and performance testing.

 

Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed

Qualifications

Work Experience:

 

Minimum/General Experience:

Five years of experience with application and systems engineering in a development-driven organization or team. This position requires experience with automation tools such Chef, or Ansible combined with a basic understanding of object-oriented programming, and continuous integration using Jenkins.

Three years’ experience managing teams responsible for automated testing involving unit, functional and integration tests.

 

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a related discipline. An advanced degree in a related discipline may be substituted for three years of experience.

 

Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training or experience

 

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