1+ months
2018-03-122018-06-18

Agile DevOps Engineer

MITRE
McLean, VA

Our Systems Engineering Technical Center (SETC) is seeking a strong engineer to expand the divisions DevOps consulting capability. As a DevOps Engineer, the candidate will be assess, analyze, and advise sponsors on DevOps adoption and transformation. The successful candidate will develop outcome-oriented relationships with individuals in the SETC, across MITRE and with external organizations.

As our new DevOps Engineer you will have an opportunity to:

Apply your expertise in the domains of IT resources, IT infrastructure, clouding computing, organizational and business process change as it related to enterprise DevOps adoption. Work may be hands on and/or reviewing and advising at more senior sponsor levels

Utilize your experience with application release automation, continuous integration tools, and continuous delivery under an Agile Methodology in the development of software.

Contribute to MITREs reputation as a forward-thinking leader in the advancement of DevOps across Academia, Govt/Industry Standards, Professional Societies, etc.

Collaborate with staff across SETC and MITRE to learn and support DevOps capability in their sponsors environments

Assist project team(s) with continuous integration, delivery, and deployment efforts

Analyze sponsors development and operations performance and automation processes

Design, develop, enhance, and debug software, hardware, and/or system

Develop and support sponsor implementation of DevOps adoption roadmaps

Provide inputs to sponsors DevOps technology stacks

Participate with industry, academia, and MITRE researchers in DevOps-related innovative and technical initiatives.

Support the department with latest DevOps technology trends and research initiatives


 


 


 












Required Qualifications

BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems Management or other technical problem-solving disciplines.

3+ years experience:

Creating DevOps pipelines involving Lean-Agile Project Managements software (e.g., JIRA Software, Pivotal Tracker, Trello, Redmine, Taiga), git-based CMS (e.g., Gogs, GitLab, BitBucket), a Continuous Integration/Delivery/Deployment pipeline orchestrators (e.g., Jenkins CI, Drone, Travis CI, CircleCI, Concourse CI) and SAST and DAST tooling (e.g., SonarQube, HPF, OWASP Dependency Checker), functional testing (e.g., UFT, Selenium, SoapUI)

Experience containerizing one or more applications into Docker using Dockerfile and Docker-compose

Hands-on experience in analyzing, establishing, and evolving organizational DevOps culture and toolsets in enterprise level environments.

DevOps infrastructure, pipeline and tools including automation and orchestration

Business Process Reengineering / Improvement

Monitoring and logging, and analytic tools

Cloud technologies

Scripting in multiple programming and infrastructure automation languages (e.g. Go, Python, Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible)

Creation of lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments via Vagrant

Creation of machine images (e.g., AMIs, VMDK/VMX, OVF) via Packer

Strong communication skills in helping non-technical audience understand complex technical concepts.

Preferred qualifications

Ability to develop code and manage infrastructure operations within and across different types of organizations in the broad DevOps stakeholder space (across MITRE, Universities, other FFRDCs, government agencies, commercial companies, professional organizations and societies).
Experience in creating DevOps pipelines involving Lean-Agile Project Managements software (e.g., JIRA Software, Pivotal Tracker, Trello, Redmine, Taiga), git-based CMS (e.g., Gogs, GitLab, BitBucket), a Continuous Integration/Delivery/Deployment pipeline orchestrators (e.g., Jenkins CI, Drone, Travis CI, CircleCI, Concourse CI) and SAST and DAST tooling (e.g., SonarQube, HPF, OWASP Dependency Checker), functional testing (e.g., UFT, Selenium, SoapUI)
Experience containerizing one or more applications into Docker using Dockerfile and Docker-compose
Experience in creating and configuring lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments with Vagrant and IaC automation (e.g., bash, Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
Familiarity with monitoring, log analytics, and metrics capture tools for (e.g., Elastic Stack, Splunk, Fluentd)
Ability to automate deployments using Puppet, Chef, or Ansible.
Ability to script repeatable tasks using scripting languages to include, but not be limited to Python, PowerShell, and Bash
Experience with developing for various Cloud Services Providers (e.g., Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack) to include provisioning and configuring to use of functional services, and containerization services
Experience with LXC (Linux Containers) and container management platforms and orchestrators (e.g., Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, OpenShift).
Familiarity with Cybersecurity needs of operational systems and system administrator skills
Experience with applying mitigations and vulnerability patching in accordance with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG) so as to minimize security threats
Experience with one or more of the following virtualization technologies: VMware (e.g., ESXi Enterprise, vCenter), OpenStack, and Microsoft Hyper-V
Ability to track and maintain awareness of relevant vulnerabilities and exposures
Experience with Markup Languages and formatting such as XML, JSON, Markdown


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