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Web DevOps Engineer (Web Systems, Web Developer Level 3)
Ref No.: 17-18977
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Start Date: 08/16/2017
 Client : House of Representative
Web DevOps Engineer (Web Systems, Web Developer Level 3)
Duration : Nine (9)+ months.
Location : Washington, DC 20515
The House is seeking a DevOps Engineer contractor for Web Systems who will be responsible for development, maintenance and execution of tools and processes that build and deploy applications.
They will also develop, improve, and document build processes and procedures.
They will be responsible for software source code, change control, configuration, build and deployment process for Drupal and .Net based applications.
The DevOps engineer will be responsible for working with Development team, Linux and Windows team to lead patch efforts and removing any impediments for the development team on Linux and Windows platform.
Provide expert support in analysis and reporting of web-related activities and projects throughout the Software Development Life Cycle. Communicate complex and/or technical information to a broad range of audiences.
The DevOps engineer will be responsible for ensuring critical patches are coordinated, tested and applied to the house Drupal platform within reasonable time.
Develop scripts to do Continuous Integration and Development using Jenkins or other tools like Maven;
Configure and Setup systems built on frameworks such as .NET, Ruby on Rails and Drupal across environments;
Collaborate with development, QA, release engineering, site support, and infrastructure teams to maintain high-quality deployment artifacts as it moves through deployment pipeline;
Document all DevOps and Continuous Integration processes on Jira Wiki;
Develop and fix monitoring systems to ensure availability of production systems;
Develop and implement deployment strategy using tools such as Jenkins, Chef or Puppet;
Install application patches on applications built on Drupal and WordPress;
Lead production deployment efforts by creating change requests, deployment and rollback strategy and testing to ensure successful deployments to production environments;
Work with the Linux team to coordinate patch deployments and remove any impediments for development team and requests made by Development team.
Demonstrated significant experience, 3+ recent years as a DevOps engineer and/or Software Developer in technologies such as Drupal or .NET;
Understanding of the Agile/Scrum software development lifecycle;
Hands on experience in building and maintaining websites using Drupal CMS;
Demonstrated experience in deploying and configuring applications on Windows and Linux environments;
Experience with automation tools like Jenkins, Chef, Puppet or equivalent;
Strong understanding and familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux systems administration;
Experience with application containerization (Docker) and infrastructure as code solutions;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Equally comfortable working on a project team as well as independently;
Excellent organization, planning, prioritizing skills and attention to detail;
Experience in setting up and deploying applications on PaaS or IaaS cloud offerings;
Experience in administration of source code management tools like Git/Stash;
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent technical degree.