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Senior DevOps Engineer

Zoek Pin Lexington, MA


Permanent (Full time)

Our client seeks a DevOps Engineer subcontractor to support the research and development of simulation, modeling, processing, and analysis of artificial intelligence (AI) projects. A self-motivated engineer well versed in modern DevOps/SW development tools, Agile Methodologies, and Cloud technology will support the group's migration to Cloud Native architectures and containerized solutions.

Position Scope/Job Functions

The candidate will work at the direction of, and with, technical staff to design and implement systems architectures, CI/CD automation, and other components of full life-cycle DevSecOps processes which are core to the group's success. In addition to design and implementation of architectures, the candidate shall support day-to-day operations of DevSecOps systems as well as episodic support of demonstrations and other event-based deliverables.

This position is not expected to require a pager or other 24/7 on-call duty.

Technical skills in software development, shell scripting, Cloud/Unix system provisioning/install, CI/CD pipelines, and application deployment and monitoring in a Kubernetes environment are expected.

Critical soft skills for success are ability to learn new technical skills, collaborate closely with and provide constructive feedback to team members across a range of skill sets and technical areas. The candidate will be required to take ownership of problems and provide solutions, possibly leading small teams both technically and with light project management.

Skills: Required

The candidate must have expertise with:

  • Kubernetes
  • Docker, podman
  • Containerization
  • Jenkins or a similar automation system
  • Nexus or Artifactory
  • CI/CD with containers/Cloud technologies
  • Automation within the development processes
  • Build infrastructure
  • GIT
  • java build tools (maven)
  • python build tools (tox)
  • Linux (sysadmin skills)
  • VMWare infrastructure
  • ISTIO (or similar control plane)
  • Work well within a fast moving, small team environment

Skills: Preferred

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Experience leading small teams (3-5 ppl)
  • Ability to develop in Java and Python
  • Release engineering
  • Security + certification
  • Systems integration experience
  • Troubleshooting Network and Firewall connectivity
  • Experience with cloud provisioning technologies such as Packer, Vagrant, terraform and/or CloudFormation
  • Ansible, Salt
  • Application hardening/STIG
  • Implementing authN/authZ frameworks, and/or custom software stacks

Education/Professional Certifications

PhD plus 5 years' experience OR MS plus 8 years' experience required. The academic degree will be in Computer Science, Game Development or a related field. Experience in lieu of education will be considered.

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

*Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance without incident is desired.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and 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.

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.

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