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DevOps Engineer

Reston, VA 20190 | Fully Remote

Employment Type: Contract To Hire Category: Network / Systems Engineering / Admin Job Number: 24904 Pay Rate: 72.00

Job Description

DevOps Engineer
Location: Reston, VA
Position Type: Contract to Hire
Hourly / Salary: BOE
Residency Status: US Citizen or Green Card Holder ONLY

Our client is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join their team!

Job Description

Our client is seeking a talented, energetic, ambitious DevOps Engineer who wants to join their software development team. As a DevOps Engineer you will have the opportunity to be a member of their global software development organization working with state-of-the-art tools and technologies to build the next wave of software applications for this global enterprise. You will work with various development teams to embrace DevOps and onboard them in DevOps journey.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Administration and support of Azure DevOps, and GITHub version control repositories
  • Deploy applications in Azure and Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)
  • Implement DevOps pipeline by automating deployments and developing scripts for NodeJs, and React applications in Azure DevOps for web applications and for Kotlin Android Mobile applications. Scripting for building code, robust deployment, rollback, capacity testing; and also, for running automated unit tests, regression tests and security tests. Expertise of Azure DevOps automated deployments using GUI based and YAML based scripts.
  • Creating Docker images, Docker files, maintaining versions of builds and images, Azure Kubernetes Services
  • Automating the Azure infrastructure build using Terraform and Helm Charts
  • Automating release of Application upgrades and DB updates for automated creation / updates of schema, and automated seed data population
  • Running static and dynamic security scans and performing penetration testing on enterprise grade application security scanning tools like Fortify. Ability to analyze the reports and guide the developers to fix the issues
  • Integrating testing tools like Postman and Cypress; and OSS tools like Whitesource in the pipeline.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS or related technical field of study
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps, mainly in Azure Devops
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to think out of the box and questioning everything

Required Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps, mainly in Azure DevOps
  • Expertise in DevOps Architecture & Process development
  • Expertise in DevOps Assessment & Strategy development
  • Experience in Version control, Environment, Release strategy development and Branching Policy
  • Strong hands-on Azure Cloud and Azure DevOps pipeline development
  • Strong knowledge of Azure Architecture
  • Experience in Infrastructure & Configuration as Code Architecture(ARM\Terraform)
  • Experience in Containerization
  • Experience in embedding and enabling security in DevOps
  • Self-starter and ability to quickly learn new technology and implement it effectively
Preferred Skills:
  • Good exposure in Azure Infrastructure Engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of Azure services
  • Strong knowledge of Version control software (GIT), branching techniques, artifacts management, administration and support (GitHub/Azure Devops)
  • PowerShell Scripting experience
  • Excellent hands-on knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes and Serverless (Azure CLI) deployments
  • Excellent knowledge of Terraform scripts and Helm Charts
  • Experience in creating CI/CD pipelines for NodeJS, Kotlin, React and Microsoft .NET applications
  • Experience in Whitesource, Gradle, Junit, NPM packages, Docker Lint, Swagger, Jest, Microsoft AppCenter
  • Experience in working with Open Source Components and Solutions.
  • Experience with ServiceNow, Jira and Azure DevOps Test Plans
  • Hands-on experience in provisioning infrastructure with automation tools such as ARM Templates, Terraform and Helm Charts
  • Knowledge of enterprise grade application security scanning tools for doing dynamic scans and penetration testing, like Fortify
  • Supporting full-stack applications using webapps, containers, messaging, serverless, microservices etc
  • Experience using tools such as Postman, Newman, Log Parsers
  • Experience in logging and monitoring tools
  • Experience in Azure VNET, Azure Networking, APIM, Load Balancers, AKS, Messaging, App Services, SQL, Storage.
  • Experience working on Software Composition, Static Application Security Testing and Dynamic Security Application Testing with tools such as MicroFocus Fortify or WebInspect
  • Familiarity with development standards such as MVC, client-side frameworks (Angular JS/jQuery), asynchronous programming, web sockets, web APIs, SOA, SQL and mobile
  • Ability to provide guidance in modernization application for moving it into cloud.
  • Azure certifications preferred

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