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Senior Principal DevOps Systems Engineer

Company: Enterprise Information Services
Location: Herndon
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Security Clearance required:

TS/SCI w/Poly

Cognosante is on a mission to transform our country's healthcare system. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people's lives today!

Job Description

Enterprise Information Services, LLC (EIS), a Cognosante company, is seeking a highly motivated Senior Principal DevOps Systems Engineer to join our team of professionals who maintain a collaborative culture. This individual will be part of a team advancing the state of the art in Big Data, data analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and advanced analytics to enhance the DoD's and the IC's information processes and technical architectures.

EIS seeks individuals who bring not only technical astuteness, but also strong customer service orientation, creative problem-solving ability and pride in a job well done. The position is located on-site at Herndon, VA.

  • This is currently a 1st Shift position. This is not a Remote/Telework position.*

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of CI/CD Build and Deployment Pipelines
  • Write/modify Jenkins-based groovy scripts
  • Write/update CloudFormation scripts
  • Troubleshoot pipeline issues across Jenkins and AWS Environments (Linux EC2, RDS, Cloudformation, ElasticSearch Service, etc)
  • Document key features for developer use
  • Help write and maintain scripts for process improvements (ex: stage/unstage builds, branch tag automation, automating variance corrections across networks)
  • Help with automate the transition from our release 1 'installation' mindset to the release n+1 upgrade mindset

  • Integrate tools into the pipeline
  • Work with the development teams to bring in new microservices into the pipeline. Helping troubleshoot as necessary
  • Work through steps to automate installations of COTS products into the Architecture

  • Debugging integration issues
  • Helping identify issues in the deployment (i.e. potentially intermittent connectivity issues from an API Server to the Database)
  • Monitor (and help develop scripts to monitor) the AWS services to ensure everything is functioning as necessary

  • DevOps Tool Integration
  • Help integrate with various tools for the DevOps process (SonarQube, Fortify, Jenkins, Robot Framework/Selenium, Artifactory, etc)

Required Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance issued by the DoD, CI poly preferred
  • Experience: 9+ years
  • BS degree from accredited program
  • Working knowledge of Linux Environments
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, such as Bash and Python
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Git for Source Control
  • Understanding and willingness to work in a DevSecOps oriented environment with an Infrastructure as Code mindset

Candidates that do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of an Object-Oriented Programming Language, preferably Java
  • Experience with developing, deploying, monitoring, and troubleshooting Cloud-based software solutions
  • Experience with Chef, Ansible, or Terraform for automation and configuration
  • Experience integrating Jenkins and Docker for automated CI/CD pipelines
  • Basic understanding of Kubernetes or OpenShift Container Platform

Keywords: Enterprise Information Services, Germantown , Senior Principal DevOps Systems Engineer, Other , Herndon, Maryland

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