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IT - DevSecOps (DHS)

Position : DevSecOps Engineer

Client : DHS

Work Authorization: US citizenship required in order to obtain a DHS Public Trust clearance

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field with 3+ years of relevant experience.

Location/Remote: Position is currently remote but post-pandemic may require travel to the customer's Washington, DC offices

Job Description 

Design & Development:

  • Design, create and maintain CI/CD software delivery pipelines & tools for an enterprise scale system with a large developer base

  • Design, create and maintain Infrastructure as Code (IaC) code artifacts

  • Design, create and maintain container-based application solutions

  • Write and run ad-hoc scripts (using Bash, Python etc) to automate DevOps processes

  • Participate in creating long-term and short-term strategies for scaling cloud environments

  • Work with development teams to troubleshoot specific issues by recreating tests, validating configuration, etc

  • Provide deployment support by deploying applications and microservices in cloud environments

  • Advance DevOps processes and technologies using emerging technologies and cloud native tools


  • Adhere to a comprehensive incident management program including problem management. Generate KPIs for service availability, uptime, and adherence to SOPs, and SLAs.

  • Maintain, monitor, and help improve the performance and availability of the 24x7 production environment including networks, servers, databases, etc.

  • Manage operational maintenance such as OS patches, security vulnerabilities etc to ensure healthy status of various prod and non-prod environments

  • Administer network monitoring system, alerting, log management, and other IT systems

  • Participate in on-call rotation and provide hands-on support during emergencies, outages, and service transitions

  • Improve system visibility and applications with advanced monitoring, metrics and log analytics

  • Analyze and identify root causes on critical problems, incident reports and communication

  • Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of CI/CD pipelines, especially with Jenkins using Groovy

  • Solid understanding of container-based technologies, especially Kubernetes, Docker, AWS EKS, OpenShift

  • Solid understanding of microservice concepts

  • Expert scripting skills (Bash, Perl, Python)

  • Technical knowledge of AWS managed services (VPC, EC2, EKS, RDS), including monitoring and analytics tools such as AWS CloudWatch, NewRelic

  • Experience with code management systems (Git, Subversion)

  • Experience maintaining Java/Node web applications (Spring Boot, React)

  • Keen communication and teamwork abilities 

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