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Java DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 18-17129
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Description: Client partnering with our health insurance client who is seeking a DevOps Engineer to support the Configuration Management initiatives for a 6 months+ contract opportunity located in Washington, DC.

The candidate should be capable to work from day one supporting Software product delivery using Agile or Waterfall methodologies, working within our emerging DevOps environment which consists of Jenkin, GIT, Maven, Artifactory, and a suite of testing and code coverage tools.

Tasks:

Support Build and Deployment processes using Dimensions and GIT\Maven under using Jenkins automation
Provide product Administration support with Git, Jenkins, Dimensions and other DevOps tools
Conduct hands-on troubleshooting, problem analysis and resolution
Create all necessary documents for new DevOps processes
Conduct training and knowledge transfer on the use of DevOps tools, processes an best practices
Provide scripting and development support to improve current operational state of implementation
Provide coaching for branching strategies, automation opportunities and efficiencies

Required:

Provides the build and deployment support to multiple projects in the organization
Continual automation, integration, and optimization of the software build and deployment system
Understands the existing build and deployment processes and helps with improving and/or building new processes to streamline build and deployment
Works with development and Environment Management (OPS) Team in coming up with the building/packaging/deployment processes for new projects
Works with Configuration Management team to align organization and industry compliance best practices with build/package/deployment processes
Assist development teams in implementing the versioning and archiving of the software artifacts using popular tools like GIT, BitBucket, SVN, CVS, Artifactory/Nexus, etc.
Works with all teams in developing automation of manual activates in accordance with DEVOPS principles
Extensive experience with Scripting/Build tools like MAVEN, Gradle, ANT, etc.
Solid working knowledge and expertise with Shell Scripting.
Solid working knowledge of UNIX/Linux systems administration
Solid understanding of J2EE Application servers like WebSphere, Class loader policies, etc.
Experience automating deployments from binary repositories to Application Servers
Hands-on working experience with the Source Code Management tools like GIT, Sub Version, CVS and Serena Dimension
Knowledge in the area of Configuration Management processes, hands-on implementation experience is plus
Setup/Configuration/Administration of distributed CM tools like GIT, or tools like SVN, CVS, Dimensions, etc.
Setup/Configuration/Administration of Binary Repositories like Artifactory, Nexus, etc.
Implementation Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery Best Practices using various tools like GIT/SVN/CVS, Jenkins/Bamboo, Maven/Gradle/Ant Artifactory/Nexus as binary repository
Experience with using peer and automated code review packages to provide proof-of-concept and best practice recommendations
Experience with using automated tests to validate deployment
Experience with infrastructure automation
Scripting experience on multiple languages
Knowledge of mainframe SCM systems like ChangeMan ZMF or ISPW is a plus but not required

Education & Experience:

4 plus hands-on experience with Deployment, scripting and automation.

Preferred:

Extensive experience with Scripting/Build tools like MAVEN, Gradle, ANT, Artifactory, etc.
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