Job ID: 195782
Location: FAIRFAX, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 16, 2019
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No
SAIC is seeking an experienced, Senior DevOps Engineer to support a government customer. The candidate must have hands-on experience with Kubernetes in designing, implementing and managing Kubernetes clusters working in conjunction with Docker Containers. Additionally, the candidate must have hands-on experience with Docker and have experience in establishing container image repositories, building Docker files, container images, and using Docker in establishing continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) deployment pipelines. Also, the candidate needs to have hands-on experience with tools enabling automated testing and integration. Further, the candidate needs hands-on experience with AWS specifically in regard to key services e.g., EC2, S3, VPC, KMS, CloudFormation, IAM. The DevOps engineer must also have hands-on experience in designing, building and maintaining continuous integration/continuous delivery build pipelines.
The individual will be involved in the following critical activities:
Automating and orchestrating workloads on AWS.
Hands-on experience with at least one configuration/deployment management system e.g., Chef, Puppet, Ansible, AWS Cloud Formation, Salt or other similar tools
Hands-on experience with at least one of the following languages: Node.js, Python, PHP, Ruby, and Java. Proficient with git and git workflows.
Creation of Docker files
Creation of Docker Container images and a container image repository.
Proficiency in leveraging automated testing tools to automate testing.
Lead the design, development and instantiation of the deployment process for the project
Design, build and maintain CI/CD pipelines in multiple integration and test (I&T) environments
Install, configure and manage Kubernetes clusters supporting the CI/CD deployment pipelines
Install, configure and manage additional CI/CD tools in the environment e.g., Jenkins, GitLab, Cucumber
Install, configure and manage automated testing tools in the environment
Required Skills and Experience
3+ years as a DevOps Engineer or equivalent
3+ years of hands on experience with Kubernetes and creating and managing a Kubernetes based infrastructure
3+ years of hands on experience with Docker, building Docker files and images, establishing Docker image repositories
2+ years of experience with CI/CD orchestrator tools e.g., Jenkins, Maven, Ant, or similar CI/CD orchestrator tool(s)
Experience in building and managing CI/CD pipelines
Experience with Helm
Experience with a source code repository tool e.g., GitLab, GitHub
Experience building installation packages using RPM and Yum
Experience with Chef for software installation
5+ years of professional software development experience
Proficiency with Linux is required
Familiarity with Test Automation tools and frameworks: XUnit, Selenium, Cypress JS, SauceLabs, etc.
Proven ability to provide automation solutions using PowerShell, Python and JSON.
Platform and OS experience: CentOS 6 and 7, RHEL 6 and 7, Windows 7, Windows 2016
Must have strong prior scripting experience.
Must have experience installing and configuring AWS services
General Education, Skills or Experience Requirements
The individual in this position should have experience working in the IC. The general skills or experience requirements for the role include the following:
BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field. Industry certifications preferred.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment using a scaled agile workflow
A highly effective collaborator that thrives working with teams to solve complicated challenges.
Self-driven; take ownership of your tasks and champion efforts to drive solutions
Thrives in their ability to solve complex challenges
Proven analytical and problem solving abilities.
Capable of multitasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced environment, effectively and efficiently.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Strong documentation skills.
Outstanding client service skills and ability to present ideas in user-friendly manner.
Strong attention to detail. In terms of cultural fit, the successful candidate will be self-motivated and energized by working amongst a group of thoughtful, smart, fast-paced and successful colleagues. He or she will enjoy being a part of an organization focused on excellence and will be a naturally collaborative individual who enjoys interacting with individuals at all levels. Additionally, he or she will be a strong team player with a proactive approach and the ability to take initiative with discretion and judgment.
Must have active TS//SCI clearance with polygraph
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability