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Details of DevOps Engineer

Washington D.C.

Description

ITCON Services is seeking to hire a motivated and dynamic DevOps Engineer to join our team. The DevOps Engineer will work in an Agile environment to support tasks such as automating system configuration and orchestration using tools, such as Chef, Puppet and Jenkins.  Additional responsibilities include designing CI/CD pipelines for application and security testing with Jenkins.  The DevOps Engineer will also be required to maintain code integrity and organization using GIT/GitLab, enabling automation of triggers and alerts when deploying applications through environments and configuring automated testing and deployment processes.

 

The DevOps Engineer is expected to work independently, employ effective time management skills to organize and handle multiple highly visible priorities, projects, and products simultaneously. Other important tasks include designing and documenting the DevOps processes, automating Developer’s everyday operations with scripts or templates and working closely with management, project managers and members of the Development Team to develop detailed specification documents with clarity.

 

At ITCON, we offer competitive compensation, paid training and development opportunities, healthcare benefits that start on your first day, commuter benefits, work-life balance, and the opportunity to work alongside an amazing and growing team.

 

This opening is for a full-time salaried position located in the ITCON Services headquarters in Southwest DC, steps away from L’Enfant Plaza metro station. All work will be performed at the client site located in Washington DC.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or Information Technology
  • 3-5 years of experience managing diverse DevOps workloads, across infrastructure, administration, deployment, development support and monitoring.
  • 3 years of experience with automation and configuration management using Ansible
  • 1-3 years of Linux administration experience.
  • 3+ years of experience working with containerization, orchestration, and service discovery experience on both Windows and Linux hosts, using docker, ECS or EKS.
  • 1-3 years of experience with Gitlab or similar version control systems, including branching, tagging, merging, and release management.
  • At least three (3) years of experience building CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins
  • Experience with Docker, deploying containers, automated build deployments using Jenkins.
  • Possess excellent problem solving and verbal/written communications skills.
  • Maintain poise and professionalism in all customer and vendor communications (written and verbal).
  • Adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced, high-profile environment.
  • Ability to evolve skill sets and quickly adopt to new technologies and priorities.
  • Equally comfortable working on a project team as well as independently.
  • Excellent organization, planning, prioritizing skills and attention to detail.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Stellar communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Recommend to management development approaches and strategies for applications and services provided to House customers

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Agile certification/ Product Owner certification
  • Experience with Federal Government Customers

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