Apex Systems has an immediate need for multiple DevOps resources to help further implement DevOps in our clients environment. The program in which you are supporting provides the infrastructure and support functions for which all the user research and funding data is derived, moved and stored.
The positions are on a contract to hire basis, with salaries ranging from $130,000 to $160,000 depending on experience. The successful candidates must have cloud experience specifically Azure. If you, or someone you know maybe interested, please send an updated resume to Matt Kisling at .
LOCATION: Washington DC Metro
Candidates must be able to obtain a Public Trust
Design, build, and provide implementation guidance and support for:
A diverse set of cloud environments (Dev/Test, Integration, Stage, PROD etc.) composed of Azure (current) and AWS/on-premises for PaaS/IaaS/SaaS (including the secure build-out of a new DevOps environment for application delivery)
Software-defined network infrastructure technologies focused on security, services operations, e.g. networking, firewall management, proxy, IT health check management, backup, recovery, event management, patching, monitoring, etc.
Provide leadership in developing innovative service capabilities for Cloud environments and in managing Cloud capability projects.
Design and develop automation to support continuous integration & continuous delivery (CI/CD) and processes, analyze client workflows, and determine the best solutions for a successful enterprise Cloud infrastructure.
Work with business stakeholders and senior leaders to deliver on complex, enterprise-level initiatives that are a part of the company's overall strategic direction
Utilize automation tools such as Chef, Jenkins, Subject7, Selenium, Cucumber, SonarQube, BitBucket/Git, Artifactory, ElectricFlow (ElectricCloud), or similar tools.
Assist with upgrading, installing, and configuring monitoring solutions for Azure/AWS for Windows and Linux servers.
Manage firewalls, VPNs, and remote access to servers, based on different user roles and access requirements.
Work in a DevOps capacity with a desire to automate all repetitive processes within Cloud environments.
Maintain end-to-end security ensuring best practices are always implemented.
DevSecOps transformation using tools like Netsparker API, AppScan API, OWASP, OpenVAS, OpenSCAP, etc.
BS degree in an applicable area (Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, etc.)
4+ years hands-on experience supporting Cloud environments
4+ years experience implementing, migrating, managing, and operating systems/applications in an enterprise Cloud computing environment
Experience with automation tools within Cloud environments in production and lower environments.
Strong practical Linux and Windows based systems administration skills and scripting experience in Cloud environments.
Experience in Container-Orchestration/Containerization tools Docker, Kubernetes.
Experience with the planning, configuration, optimization and deployment of Microsoft Azure and AWS solutions (IaaS, PaaS, VMs, AD, Automation, Monitor, Backup/recovery etc.).
ITIL v3 Foundation certification
Ansible, Chef, Puppet, AWS/Azure
Apex Systems, Inc