Description: Excelity is seeking a DevOps Systems Engineer for a project responsible for building the next generation Mission Information Systems for an exciting Government customer with a very critical mission. The candidate will work with the engineering team and customer to ensure successful development of high profile, complex, technical deliverables that are core to the continued success of our award-winning projects. The candidate will develop CI/CD build and deploy pipelines; integrate tools into the pipeline and manage debugging integration issues. In addition, the candidate will help integrate with various tools for the DevOps process.

Job Duties include:

  • Development of CI/CD Build and Deployment Pipelines
    • Write/modify Jenkins-based groovy scripts
    • Write/update CloudFormation scripts
    • Troubleshoot pipeline issues across Jenkins and AWS Environments (Linux EC2, RDS, Cloudformation, Elasticsearch Service, etc…)
    • Document key features for developer use
    • Help write and maintain scripts for process improvements (ex: stage/unstage builds, branch tag automation, automating variance corrections across networks)
    • Help with automate the transition from our release 1 ‘installation’ mindset to the release n+1 upgrade mindset
  • Integrate tools into the pipeline
    • Work with the development teams to bring in new microservices into the pipeline. Helping troubleshoot as necessary.
    • Work through steps to automate installations of COTS products into the Architecture
  • Debugging integration issues
    • Helping identify issues in the deployment (i.e. potentially intermittent connectivity issues from an API Server to the Database)
    • Monitor (and help develop scripts to monitor) the AWS services to ensure everything is functioning as necessary
  • DevOps Tool Integration
    • Help integrate with various tools for the DevOps process (SonarQube, Fortify, Jenkins, Robot Framework/Selenium, Artifactory, etc…)

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with Linux Environments
  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Bash and Python
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and technical troubleshooting skills
  •  Experience with Git for Source Control
  • Understanding and willingness to work in a DevSecOps oriented environment with an Infrastructure as Code mindset
  • TS/ SCI CI Poly

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active CompTIA Security+ CE Certification
  • Basic understanding of an Object-Oriented Programming Language, preferably Java or Python
  • Experience developing, deploying, monitoring, and troubleshooting Cloud-based software solutions
  • Experience integrating Jenkins and Docker for automated CI/CD pipelines
  • Basic understanding of Kubernetes or OpenShift Container Platform

Required Clearance: TS/SCI w CI Poly

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