Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Cloud DevOps Engineer

    Job ID 2018-4062
    Job Locations US-VA-Mclean | US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Arlington
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
    DHS - EOD
  • Overview

    Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Technology field! Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.


    The selected candidate will support Agile Application Development technologies and capabilities in the areas of software development, systems engineering, integration, and test of software applications and infrastructure. This effort will support the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).


    • Working closely with our development team to create an automated continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) system.
    • Responsible for defining and implementing the build, deployment and monitoring standards for this customer.
    • A part of Agile development teams to deliver an end-to-end automation of deployment, monitoring, and infrastructure management in a cloud environment
    • Work closely with Product Owners, Developers, and external development teams to build and configure a high performing, scalable, cloud based infrastructure
    • Create scripts and/or templates to automate and/or bootstrap infrastructure provisioning and management tasks
    • Build and configure delivery environments supporting CD/CI tools using an Agile delivery methodology


    Must be able to pass a DHS Suitability clearance 


    Minimum 4 or more years’ experience with:

    • Hands-on experience with container management tools such as Docker and OpenShift
    • Experience deploying and monitoring web applications in AWS 
    • Experience deploying and monitoring web applications in Azure
    • Experience with Docker and orchestration frameworks like Docker Swarm or Kubernetes
    • Experience with Linux/Unix administration
    • Experience with Windows administration
    • Strong experience with SQL Server
    • Knowledge of IT best practices including information security
    • Solid understanding of Object Oriented programming (emphasis in Java) 
    • Familiarity with source control systems (emphasis on Git)
    • Strong understanding of AWS technology offerings and fundamentals such as EC2, S3, EBS, CodePipeline,  CodeDeploy, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and CloudFormation.
    • Ability to work in an open team environment
    • Have effective verbal and non-verbal communication with peers and clients

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • USCIS experience preferred 

    Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and have or are able to obtain a Government Agency Suitability Clearance.



    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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