Cloud DevOps Engineer with Security Clearance


TEKsystems c/o Allegis Group

Cloud Engineer (DevOps)
As a DevOps Cloud Engineer; you will be responsible for distributed and managed services, automating the installation, configuration, and maintenance of platform services. You will manage system tuning for reliability and efficiency and guide and manage software releases for new features and support users through consolidation. Occasionally performs the administrative operation of server hardware and software. Ensures system security and executes practices and procedures. Troubleshoots system related problems. Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications. Recommends future direction or projects to management. Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications to enhance an operating system.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • 5 years of IT and/or software experience. • 3 years experience working in production Amazon Web Services environments • DOD 8570 IAT Level II required (Level III preferred) • Experience working with container technologies (Docker, rkt, containerd, and/or lxd) • 3 years of Kubernetes experience as it relates to maintaining clusters and deploying applications hosted on Kubernetes clusters • In depth understanding of DevOps methodologies and working within Agile teams • Worked with Concourse, Spinnaker, Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity or other Continuous Integration tools • Experience working within virtualized environments • Experience with virtual networking appliances and related technologies (NGINX, HAProxy, F5, AWS ALB/NLB, TLS/SSL) • Experience working with Git-centric workflows • Experience in release management • Competent to work at a high technical level on all phases of systems engineering activities • Excellent communication and briefing skills; shows tact; effective listening skills and follow through • Solid worth ethic and the ability to work in a mission critical environment • Detail oriented and organized; possess holistic understanding of IT systems • Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience • Proficient composing Linux automation scripts (shell/BASH)

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Experience in multiple public cloud providers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP) • Experience with a platform as a service product such as Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar • In-depth working knowledge writing Ansible playbooks • Experience managing and deploying applications in an air-gapped environment • Experience working with complex IDaM requirements and technologies (e.g. Active Directory, SAML, openLDAP, hardware tokens, OAuth 2.0, OIDC, etc.) • Understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics especially at the container level with APM and/or other tools such as Splunk, ELK, Prometheus, etc) • Experience working with Windows automation (PowerShell) • Experience working with Gitlab for SDLC (CI/CD) functionality • Experience working with collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Discourse. Rocketchat • Experience using Rancher to manage Kubernetes clusters and Kubernetes-hosted applications • Experience implementing and maintaining a robust PKI infrastructure within a DOD context • Ability to write rudimentary APIs and/or write automation to interact with existing APIs

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