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DevOps Engineer

Type: Full-time
Category: DevOps Engineer
Location: Vienna, VA
Clearance: None

Description

Who Are We?

NT Concepts is a National Security Solutions company that likes to solve hard problems. It’s our thing. We do that by working with some complex clients (you’ve heard of them) on their hardest challenges. So, we get to keep learning, keeping our skills sharp. And since life’s too short to spend with difficult people, we hire team members that not only like to solve problems but that we like to hang out with. That’s important.

 

Why We’re Both Here - This “Job” Thing

We’re looking for a DevOps Engineer the has prior experience supporting or a strong desire to work with tools in a continuous integration pipeline to automate and/or scale deployment of capabilities. Assist senior DevOps Engineers to create scripts and templates to build cloud-based development and deployment patterns for software engineers. Monitor, troubleshoot, and help resolve issues in development, staging, and operations issues. Work with senior engineers on the delivery team on software and system optimization, helping to remove potential performance bottlenecks. Clear communication skills are required. 

Who You Are

This is a perfect role for you if

 

  • You have a BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical experience.  
  • You have working experience in one of the major cloud providers like AWS, GCP, MS Azure, etc.
  • You have a passion for advancing and continually improving our DevOps automation and practices to keep our applications easy to deploy, monitor, and scale.
  • You have notable experience with managing and maintaining a Linux-based application infrastructure
  • You have working experience with writing and managing container-based infrastructure
  • You have knowledge of Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • You have experience working with Git
  • You are an understanding of application-level security scans and analyzing results leveraging tools such as SonarQube
  • You are comfortable working from the command-line and experienced with developing Linux or Unix-based command-line automation
  • You have familiarity doing systems and application automation using at least one command-line oriented general programming language
  • You have demonstrated experience with build, release, and configuration management in a CI/CD environment.  
  • You have a working knowledge of Infrastructure automation with a focus on network and cybersecurity
  • You are ready to roll up your sleeves, collaborate with others, and get stuff done with responsibility - driving a project from inception to completion
  • You have a strong desire to learn and excel as a DevOps engineer with a focus on security

Desired Education/Experience:  

 

  • MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical experience.  
  • 5 years’ experience in software administration or software environment administration, with strong knowledge in at least one preferred scripting languages such as Python, or Perl.  
  • Associate Certification with AWS, GCP, or MS Azure
  • Demonstrated experience with containerization platforms (e.g. Kubernetes, PKS, and Docker)  
  • Experience with cloud provisioning software such as Ansible, Chef, Terraform, Cloud Formation Templates, etc.  
  • Experience with build automation tools such as Jenkins, Go CD, etc.
  • Experience with application performance analysis and monitoring (e.g. ELK or SPLUNK)  
  • Microservices architecture and automation of serverless components

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 10-15 pounds at times

 

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Working at NT Concepts means that you are part of an innovative, agile company dedicated to solving the most critical challenges in National Security. We're expert leaders and problem solvers who roll up our sleeves to get the job done. We're passionate, curious, and committed to doing important work. At the same time, we're life-long learners, avid mentors, and we like to have fun.

We're looking for the best and the brightest to join us in supporting the mission of National Security. If meaningful work, initiative, creativity, and continuous self-improvement are important to your career, join our growing talent network and discover What's Next for you.

NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions. Contact us if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process. All resumes are held in confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.