Senior DevOps Engineer in Bethesda, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

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Job Description

**100% remote to start, interviews will be done virtually, and a hire will be made by early October.

 Eliassen Group is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer for a permanent position supporting a program under the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This is a heterogeneous technical environment consisting of Unix (85%) and Windows (15%) servers and roughly 10 enterprise applications (Java) that are being migrated to AWS.

This is a contract to hire opportunity. Applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis and convert to FTE following contract duration. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior DevOps Engineer:
  • Collaborate with development teams to architect, configure, and troubleshoot application servers and the software running on them
  • Manage application deployment, maintenance, and upgrade process across multiple development teams
  • Translate development team requirements into application/system configuration
  • Coordinate between development teams and systems team
  • Constantly work to improve current processes
  • Troubleshoot and fix application problems
  • Automate the deployment of new versions of applications
  • Implement COTS installations, changes, upgrades, patches, and production
  • Install and configure systems, custom, and third-party software packages
Requirements of the Senior DevOps Engineer:
  • Excellent experience and understanding of current DevOps models and development trends for web applications
  • Strong Cloud experience (Docker/Container) and migrating AWS applications
  • Experience with system administration - Solaris/Linux preferred
  • Experience with Apache Server administration
  • Experience with version control software setup, administration, and configuration - Git, Subversion, CVS
  • Python, Bash, or Perl scripting skills; ability to script using VI/VIM or EMACS
  • Experience with either Puppet (preferred) or Ansible
  • Ability to maintain patch levels of software installations across multiple systems
Keywords: Senior DevOps Engineer, Cloud, Docker, AWS, Python, Remote, Remote Start

Job ID: 345069

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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