Senior DevOps Engineer Remote
Designing, implementing, and maintaining internal and external Cloud-based solutions and infrastructure that spans multiple public and private Clouds and regions, including AWS, and client data centers.
Automate management and orchestration tasks
Perform standard administration tasks, which might involve communication with the clients or other teams.
Work in collaboration with architects to represent DevOps during the design and development of software or extensive revisions to existing applications.
Work with heads of internal groups to find innovative solutions to their problems and make recommendations with Proof of Concepts or just initiatives.
Keep finding areas of improvements in the current infrastructure to be more resilient and reliable.
Developing tools that empowers the engineering team for quickly and confidently validate code before deploying it.
Working towards deprecating outdated systems at the VA in favor of newer cloud based solutions
Helping software engineers validate their implementation by thinking of data and logic edge cases that their original implementation does not handle
Being on-call to triage production issues one week per quarter
6+ years of experience in a similar role
Relational databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL)
Infrastructure as a Service (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, etc)
Familiarity with containers and Containers as a Service (Docker, ECS, Fargate)
Comprehension of SDLC and OOP (Ruby, Python, NodeJS)
Scripting abilities with Unix command line (curl, grep, awk, sed, chmod, ssh, etc)
High emotional intelligence and patience for navigating a challenging bureaucracy
Excellent and empathetic written and verbal communication skills preferred
Experience dealing with legacy, unreliable/undocumented third party dependencies (both technology and human) preferred
Experience provisioning CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins preferred
Experience with Open Source software
An undergraduate degree in Computing or Information Science, or equivalent formal or informal study
: Mostly remote with some onsite support in Washington, DC
– provided by Dice