DevOps Engineer

Norfolk , VA Permanent $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 / Annual


Utilize a consistent DevOps approach to improve all phases of the process and ensure end-to-end quality across functions

Design and build efficient and stable infrastructure to optimize service delivery to meet project uptime requirements in both cloud and client hosted environments throughout the software development lifecycle

Identify and implement automated infrastructure capabilities like backups, security tools, and monitoring

Monitor, troubleshoot, maintain and continuously improve processes for building, packaging, and deploying software

Baseline recording, identifying product thresholds and track trend development for performance metrics on all products (in regard to deployments and configuration)

Identify and implement new tools to improve deployment infrastructure and monitoring capabilities

Virtual machine management, set up, and configuration utilizing VMware, Hyper-V, etc.

Construct, manage and implement configuration management (CM) automated install processes for all products and customers

Installation of proprietary, public and third-party software on development, test, and/or production servers. This includes customer environments.

Maintain detailed installation instructions for each installation / troubleshoot installation issues.

Kubernetes management, including installing clusters on bare metal/virtual servers, managing cloud clusters, configuring, deploying, and updating pods and containers and managing nodes and storage accounts.

Maintain Software Release Record for each customer’s site

Perform database import/exports, execute scripts; ideally be able to create and run complex SQL queries

Conduct field device testing, software release rollout, Windows patching, COTS tool upgrades

Facilitate communications that reach across Engineering, Configuration Management, Support and Project Management teams

Routinely work with customer to coordinate and conduct software release rollout to production sites for multiple products


3 to 6 years designing, deploying, and maintaining on-premises and hosted solutions

DevOps Engineering

o In a scalable production environment
o With DevOps processes and tools
o Supporting Agile application development teams
o Leading to continuous integration, test, and deployment methods
Kubernetes…and maintaining and updating Kubernetes applications using tools such as Helm

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (preferred)

Management platforms like Rancher

Git version control and hosted platforms such as GitHub, Bitbucket

CI/CD software such as CircleCi and/or Jenkins

Scripting languages (like Python, Perl, Bash, PowerShell Aand/or PHP)

o And Ability to utilize scripting for automated releases, testing, and deployments
Programming in Java, Go, JavaScript and/or C++

Writing SQL queries

Managing multi-node clusters and able to explain how to perform common maintenance tasks such as changing the IP address…or changing host nodes… or changing storage locations for pods and services.

Working knowledge of IP networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancing and firewalling

Working with databases such as PostgreSQL, Oracle, MongoDB

Troubleshooting expertise

Linux and/or Windows OS administration

Provisioning and managing infrastructure and applications in AWS cloud environments.

Security tools such as Rapid7 InsightVM Vulnerability Management, Trend Micro

Network infrastructure, database, cloud and data center operations, and security protocols


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Job Id Number : 9934
Staffing Industry : Information Technology
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