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System Programmer
Ref No.: 16-31115
Location: McLean, Virginia
Immediate need for a System Programmer / Security Analyst 2 with experience in the Banking  Industry. This is a 4+months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in McLean, VA. Please review the job description below:

Job ID: 16-31115

Key Responsibilities:

Contract to hire candidates.
This candidate MUST sit onsite in McLean.
This role is for a DevOps / Production support lead that will collaborate with multiple application teams to take them to AWS cloud environment.
The resource is accountable for partnering with various teams (internal and 3rd party technical teams) in identifying options, driving reviews and detailed analysis, developing solutions and providing technical direction.

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Supports complex troubleshooting efforts across various technologies and services of Cloud applications.
  • Influence a team of Senior Support engineers to address their technical hurdles and challenges in supporting applications to AWS cloud release and migrations.
  • Partner’s with feature teams to actively understand their development and cloud stack and identify the gaps in their implementation.
  • As well as understand their cloud architecture and infrastructure requirements.
  • Translate these requirements to implementation stories and tasks for our production support team. Recognizes and implements automation opportunities enabling production support activities.
  • Focus on efficient use of CICD processes and tools for AWS cloud migration with special attention to characteristics like reuse, scalability, resilience and performance of the migration solutions. Consistently share best practices and improve processes across other LOBs,Tech ops and engineers.

General Qualifications: -
  • Bachelor's Degree in fields such as Computer Science, Information Systems, and - Engineering or military experience 2-3 years relevant experience.
  • Experience with recognized industry patterns, methodologies, and techniques.
  • Experience in production support, micro-services and distributed architecture applications.
  • Must have demonstrated atleast 2-3 years experience in production support doing incident management, problem management, capacity, and change management.
  • Must have cloud and dev ops understanding.
  • Ability to learn new technologies and adapt quickly to change.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with internal IT, application development teams and business partners. (Thought the 4 items below belong in qualifications instead of responsibilities) - Work autonomously and be self-motivated and self-driven.
  • Ability to learn & analyze complex, interconnected business processes / systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks / projects in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in fields such as Computer Science, Information Systems, and Engineering or military experience.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Understanding of common network protocols, system admin and application development.
  • Agile Development Methodology experience.
  • Working experience and implementations using AWS stack(AWS Cloud front, AWS Cloud Watch, OpsWork, Elastic Beanstalk, AWS CodeCommit, AWS Code pipeline) and CICD tools (Jenkins/Bamboo/Travis, Github, Git, Maven, Docker, Vagrant).
  • Working experience with application environment monitoring tools.
  • AWS cloud certifications (AWS certified solutions Architect).
  • Developing automation scripts (unix shell scripting, Chef, Groovy etc.).
  • Must have automation design experience.

Our client is a leading Banking Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.