DevOps Systems Engineer in Herndon at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Herndon
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-44936

Job Description

General Dynamics IT is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to join our Cloud Engineering and Operations team. We are an Amazon Managed Service Partner (MSP) providing full-scope cloud engineering, operations, and development services to multiple government and commercial customers. We are looking for someone who can help extend and improve our processes, evangelize the DevOps culture, and can work with us to improve our infrastructure automation to move our customers forward. If you are passionate about teaching, learning, and automating and working in a highly collaborative environment, we want to hear from you. 

In this position you will be responsible for:

  • Provisioning, maintaining and improving our existing cloud infrastructure.
  • Researching, designing, developing and/or modifying enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.
  • Using tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, Jira, Confluence, and Git to improve and speed delivery of our products and services.
  • Extending and maintaining automation frameworks in the areas of infrastructure as code and CI/CD.
  • Work with other developers and operations to perform DevOps processes.
  • Troubleshooting problems and provides customer support for software operating systems and application issues.
  • Writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • 2 - 5 years of experience with System Engineering.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and building test automation frameworks.
  • Previous experience building or maintaining full-stack applications and/or infrastructure.
  • Passion for quality and solving problems in complex computing environments.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Extensive experience with scripting and programming such as Python.
  • Knowledge of test and QA automation frameworks.
  • Experience with AWS and Azure.
  • Willingness to work on a fast paced team with a "low ego/high performance" culture.
  • Willingness to support a DevOps team (24X7 accessibility for emergency issues on a rotating basis).

Preferred Qualification:

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer.
  • Knowledge of government security architecture and/or secure coding practices.
  • Candidate MUST be a US Citizen to be considered for this postion.
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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.



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