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DevOps Engineer - MD - CLEARED

Columbia, MD 21045

Posted: 05/16/2024 Telecommute: Hybrid Specialty: Network / Systems / Infrastructure Job Number: 12302 Employment Type: Hourly Fee Agreement

Job Description

The Squires Group has an opening for a CLEARED DevOps Engineer to work a HYBRID schedule at our client site in Columbia, MD. In this role, you will be responsible for implementing infrastructure, automating deployment processes, and ensuring the reliability and scalability of our services. The ideal candidate will have strong working knowledge in Linux systems administration, and a background in Big Data solutions, configuration management, automation, scripting, and AWS.

 

Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with an Active Secret Clearance.

Responsibilities

  • Support development and deployment of infrastructure in AWS
  • Automate deployment processes and ensure reliability and scalability of services
  • Manage and maintain cloud infrastructure on AWS
  • Collaborate with development teams to integrate their applications into the infrastructure
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production systems and resolve issues as necessary
  • Continuously improve processes and tools to ensure high availability and performance
  • Stay current with new technologies and industry trends, continuously exploring new ways to improve our infrastructure

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps Engineering or Software Development (Java preferred) and Bachelors in related field; or 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, including system administration and troubleshooting
  • Proficient in configuration management tools such as Ansible or Puppet
  • Knowledge of AWS services (EC2, S3, Lambda) and their application to deployment and management of infrastructure
  • Experience with application and OS deployment, scaling, and management
  • Ability to develop in multiple programming languages such as bash, Python, or Go
  • Familiarity with Git and other development tools such as deployment pipelines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to identify and troubleshoot complex issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites
  • Must have a DoD 8140 / 8570 compliance certification (i.e. Security+ certification)
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule and a rotational on-call/pager duty up to 25%
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with an Active Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with big data technologies like: Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Hive, Drill, Impala, Trino, Presto, etc.
  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes

Job Requirements

4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:
1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting clients.
2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field.
 
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The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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Meghan Murray
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