Cloud DevOps Engineer
Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Posted on: November 20, 2019
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:No Active Clearance
RequiredClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:No Active Clearance
RequiredSuitability:Agency SpecificJob Family:ConfigurationJob
GDIT has an opportunity for an experienced information technology
expert in Atlanta, GA to join our team supporting Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of the Chief
Information Officer (OCIO). In this role you will provide support
for the operational support, build-out, and day-to-day maintenance,
of the existing CDC cloud infrastructure and related enterprise
core services, and, to accelerate and mature the process of
migrating CDC products and workloads. This is an exciting
opportunity for a senior cloud architect to assist GDIT in is
establishing a series of shared services managed by a centralized
Cloud Services Team comprised of contractor resources working with
CDCs IT project teams, on-premises network and infrastructure
management teams, and security accreditation and compliance team to
promote and support building an enterprise cloud platform,
operating them, and working with IT project teams to migrate and
host systems and datasets there. The Cloud Services Team will
support CDC and its programs adopt cloud services and operate
enterprise cloud solutions.
The position is highly technical and balanced between engineering
operations roles such as systems configuration management and
software development. This person will have shared responsibility
for deploying releases. The position will also play a large role in
helping make the transition to be a fully hybrid cloud-based
platform. To succeed, candidates should have experience with
various version control systems (BitBucket etc), build tools (ant,
maven, etc) and cloud automation tools (Chef, Puppet).
Deploying, automating, maintaining and managing AWS cloud based
production system, to ensure the availability, performance,
scalability and security of productions systems
Build, release and configuration management of production
Pre-production. Acceptance Testing to help assure the quality of
our products services
System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and
Suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process
Evaluate new technology options and vendor products
Ensuring critical system security through the use of best in class
cloud security solutions Here's what our ideal candidate has:
5+ years' DevOps experience - Solid experience as a DevOps Engineer
in a 99% uptime Amazon AWS/Azure environment, including automation
experience with configuration management tools
Scripting Skills: Strong scripting (e.g. Python) and automation
Operating Systems: Windows and Linux system administration
3+ years' experience with using a broad range of AWS technologies
(e.g. EC2, RDS, ELB, EBD, S3, VPC, Glacier, IAM, CloudWatch, KMS)
to develop and maintain an Amazon AWS based cloud solution, with an
emphasis on best practice cloud security
Experience working with cloud platforms (EC2, Rackspace Open Cloud,
etc.) and cloud automation tools (Chef, Puppet)
Monitoring Tools: Experience with system monitoring tools (e.g.
Agile development team experience
5+ years of Windows/Linux systems engineering in a production
In this position you will be responsible for:
- Maintaining and improving the existing cloud
- Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide
systems and/or applications software.
- Using tools such as Puppet, Jira, Confluence, and Git to
improve and speed delivery of our products and services.
- Extending and maintaining automation frameworks in the areas of
infrastructure as code and CI/CD.
- Work with developers and operations to define DevOps
- Advising Developer and DevOps teams on infrastructure
characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage
capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.
- Troubleshooting problems and provides customer support for
software operating systems and application issues.
- Writing and updating technical documentation such as user
manuals, system documentation, and training materials.
- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related
technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education,
technical training, or work/military experience.
- 5 - 8 years of System Engineer experience.
- 3 years of related software development experience.
- Significant experience with Continuous Integration and building
test automation frameworks.
- Previous experience building or maintaining full-stack
applications and/or infrastructure.
- Passion for quality and solving problems in complex computing
- Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
- Extensive experience with scripting and programming such as
Python, Go, Ruby.
- Knowledge of test and QA automation frameworks.
- Experience with AWS/Azure.
- Willingness to work on a fast paced team with a "low ego/high
- AWS Certified DevOps Engineer.
- Familiarity with software defined networks and virtual router
architectures in public clouds (i.e. AWS).
- Knowledge of government security architecture and/or secure
Must have US Citizenship to be considered for this position.
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40Telecommuting Options:Some Telecommuting
AllowedWork Location:USA GA AtlantaAdditional Work Locations:We are
GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government,
defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver.
Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical
missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in,
integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is
safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside
our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the
technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed
to get the job done. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected
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