Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

Lead Dev Ops Engineer
Job CategorySystems Engineering and/or Architecture
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code18:BC-D10-032
  
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Lead DevOps Engineer to lead the design and implementation of a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) automation framework for Java, Python, and C++ based applications hosted on multiple local, remote, and disconnected networks, running on virtualized secure hosts.  Ability to balance complexity, functionality, and time-to-deliver across multiple stakeholder projects is a key skill mix for this position.  

The DevOps team works with developers, and IT staff to create a predictable, configuration controlled, reproducible, and automated delivery and monitoring capability for the group. The DevOps Lead may also need to research, evangelize and integrate new tools and technologies as needed.

Responsibilities:
- Available normal business hours with occasional exceptions-not 24/7 operations support
- Plan and execute sprint tasks for self and team members
- Project technical design creation and documentation
- Work with team leads, development and IT to incorporate application needs and corporate policies
- Audit existing systems and architecture and proposing best practices
- Create automated solutions for application build, test, QA, deployments, and monitoring
Requirements:
- US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
- PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience
- Strong expertise with modern Agile methodologies (in a primarily Linux environment)
- Be skilled with DevOps workflows  and common CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Unit testing frameworks, Artifactory, Maven, etc.)
- Experience with Git, Git workflows, and common git server products such as BitBucket, GitHub, GitLab, etc.
- Experience supporting common open-source application stacks (web services, big data, and Machine Learning)
- Proficiency writing scripts for maintenance and automation in a variety of languages (e.g. Bash, Python).
- Experience with common configuration management tools (Salt, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.)
- Familiarity with collaboration/tracking tools such as JIRA / Confluence
- Strong Linux experience
 
Additionally Desired:
- VMWare VM management, AWS experience
- Hands on experience as a Linux administrator (RHEL 7 Linux)
- Proficiency in a current programming language such as Java or Python
- Proficiency in managing Big Data software stacks and architectures (Hortonworks HDP, HDF, Spark, Hadoop,Kafka, ElasticSearch, Redis, NiFi. Ambari)
- Strong understanding of web application architecture for high performing and scalable applications
- Strong knowledge of automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications ideally with hands on experience with Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, etc.
- STIG CyberSecurity Methodologies

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