Pyramid Systems, Inc.

DevOps Engineer (AWS)

US-VA-Fairfax
5 hours ago(1/23/2018 9:21 AM)
Job ID
2018-1095
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

The purpose of this project is to design, build, operate, and maintain a workforce management system for the DHS.  The system will be built on a .NET/Microsoft technology stack and will allow personnel to record their time and attendance as well as verify necessary certifications. DHS personnel will be able to use the system to verify personnel data and run reports. The development team will use Agile development principles and will work collaboratively at Pyramid HQ.

Responsibilities

Pyramid Systems is seeking a candidate with expertise in provisioning, operating, and managing distributed application systems.  The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in Setting up and maintaining a CI/CD pipeline for Microsoft Development software stack to include:

  • Configuring build servers for automated builds.
  • Scripting automated tests.
  • Operating/maintaining servers.
  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant application systems.
  • Continuously monitor and optimize the performance, security, and scalability of the development and operational environments, to include systems and networks.
  • Implement security best practices, from OS-level patches to organizational methods.
  • Collaborate with engineering and development teams to provide system engineering support, identifying and solving system bugs.
  • Assist with planning and provisioning of both physical and cloud-based infrastructure.
  • Identifying appropriate use of operational best practices.
  • Estimating cloud usage costs. AWS cloud analysis and estimation experience preferred.
  • Identifying operational cost control mechanism.
  • Establishes goals and plans that meet project objectives.
  • May have a critical impact on overall project implementation.

Qualifications

Additionally, the candidate should also possess:

  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Ability to code and script
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Comfort with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Strong grasp of automation tools
  • Strong Process engineering / re-engineering skills
  • Highly effective collaboration skills
  • Extensive experience in Microsoft Systems Administration
  • Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations
  • Provides in-depth engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives for government agencies in support of their strategic modernization efforts

 

*U.S Citizenship is required for a DHS ICE clearance*

 

Experience with the following (or equivalent) technologies / services are needed:

  • Jenkins, Git, Github, Confluence, Jira
  • RHEL, Windows 2008/2012 Servers
  • AWS: VPC, EC2, IAM, S3, ELB, EBS, Beanstalk, SQL Server RDS
  • Microsoft .NET Platform and software stack
  • Overall 1-3 years of DevOps experience. 

 The following experience is a plus:

  • AWS DevOps Certification.
  • AWS OpsWorks.
  • Advanced understanding of AWS Availability and Security architectures.

 

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