Apex has an opportunity for a DevOps Engineer role in the Lexington, MA area. This is a 1+ year contract position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details:
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Position: DevOps Engineer
Apex Job ID: 907154
Location: Lexington, MA
Rate: Negotiable based on experience
Duration: 1+ year contract
Our client is a leading DoD Company in the Burlington/Lexington, MA area that is looking for a DevOps Engineer to fill a 1 year + (expected to be multi-year) W2 contract position.
Our client requires a DevOps Engineer to join their DevOps team implementing 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. Strong expertise with modern Agile methodologies and collaboration/tracking tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins, Bitbucket/Github/Gitlab in a primarily Linux environment is necessary. 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 team also may need to research and integrate new tools and technologies as needed.
Normal business hours with occasional exceptions, not 24/7 operations support
Working with team leads, development and IT to incorporate application needs and corporate policies
Auditing existing systems and architecture and proposing best practices
Creating automated solutions for application build, test, QA, deployments and monitoring
PhD with 5+ years’ of work experience, Master’s Degree with 8+ years’ of work experience or Bachelor’s Degree with 12+ years’ of work experience
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
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 JIRA / Confluence
Strong Linux experience
Desired Skills (not required but candidate will have exposure to these skills in this role):
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
Knowledge of Hortonworks HDP and HDF.
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.
Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense security clearance as a condition of employment
- 10 days PTO, 6 paid holidays
- Annual pay increase
- Will obtain security clearance
- Potential for multi-year duration
Apex Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female and minority applicants to apply.
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