DevOps Lead Engineer (002.110)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Software Development
Locations
Washington, District of Columbia
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ68350

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT's DOJ/OJP team is looking for a dynamic and experienced DevOps Engineer to build and maintain the CI/CD pipeline for our client's Configuration Management Center of Excellence. As a DevOps Engineer you will be responsible for working closely with Federal leadership to define, implement and maintain a DevOps pipeline in a way that ensures reliable and efficient deployments of infrastructure and software while ensuring quality and change control standards are followed.

Job Requirements:

  • Develops and maintains DevOps tools and processes to support configuration identification, control, reporting, and delivery of both internally developed software and externally purchased commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software products.
  • Performs technical maintenance of the configuration management tools and release engineering practices to ensure technical changes are documented, comply with standard configurations, and are sustainable.
  • Designs, develops, automates, and maintains tools using an automate-first mindset to improve quality and repeatability of software and infrastructure configuration development and deployment.
  • Will develop standards for enterprise-wide use.
  • Will train software developers and system administrators in the use of pipeline tools and the implementation of quality standards.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, fast paced environment
  • Significant experience across diverse technology stack including COTS and custom software
  • Expertise in Agile development approaches including Scrum and Kanban
  • Expertise in Linux shell programming / scripting
  • Passion for quality and solving problems in complex computing environments.
  • Detailed knowledge of git based SCM platforms (i.e. Azure DevOps or Atlassian Bitbucket)
  • Detailed knowledge of modern IT automation platforms (i.e. Ansible, Salt, Puppet, Chef)
  • Detailed knowledge of modern software build platforms (i.e. Jenkins, Azure DevOps, AWS Code Pipeline)
  • Detailed understanding of AWS offerings including, but not limited to, CloudFormation, Lambda, SNS, Code Commit
  • Understanding of complete build pipeline and the ability to assist technical teams in consumption

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 12+ years of experience
  • 8+ years working with teams in an Agile development environment

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Pega environments and setting up CI/CD pipeline using Pega or similar development tools.

Contract Requirements

  • This contract requires US citizenship
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOJ/OJP Public Trust clearance
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.