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Sr. Cloud DevOps Engineer

Software Engineering | Hybrid, Hanover, MD | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

Applied Insight enhances the ability of federal government customers to preserve national security, deliver justice and serve the public with advanced technologies and quality analysis. We work closely with agencies and industry to overcome technical and cultural hurdles to innovation, empowering them with the latest end-to-end cloud infrastructure, big data and cyber capabilities. Our expertise in cross-domain and boundary solutions, network analytics, DevOps and low-to-high development is unique in our industry. We develop and deliver innovative products and applications that are deployed in highly sensitive customer environments and have broad applications for federal missions.

On joining the Applied Insight team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

Your Mission: Leverage your web development expertise and gain exposure into AWS automation

You will be an integral part of a team of knowledgeable technologists responsible for helping to build a nationwide cloud presence within the DoD for unclassified software development, analysis, and hosting. This is a multi-faceted position requiring you to spend time working with web development frameworks, AWS services, and back-end resources, to efficiently improve automation, aid collaboration efforts between customers and engineers, and streamline infrastructure processes.

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • Active TS/SCI clearance w/ Polygraph
  • CWIP Certification: IAT II
  • Experience with Windows and/or Linux operating system environments, including installation, configuration, operation, and customization efforts.
  • Experience with cloud computing and virtualization platforms, AWS experience is desired.
  • Familiar with a version/source control tools such as Gitlab, Github, or AWS CodeCommit.
  • Experience with infrastructure automation and configuration management tools such as SaltStack, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.
  • Proficiency in writing scripts and performing automation using Python, Bash, or other scripting languages.
  • Ability to quickly learn and shift in step with the latest cloud-computing, networking, and infrastructure management technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP protocols that includes the ability to troubleshoot and correct errors.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration utilizing Docker, Kubernetes, or EKS.
  • Familiar with configuring and implementing CI/CD pipelines using a tool such as Gitlab CI/CD, Jenkins, or AWS CodePipeline.
  • Familiar with creating and executing Unit tests.
  • 12 years infrastructure engineering experience, BS in Computer Science, IT, IS, or equivalent area of technical study (An additional 4 years of IT experience can substitute for a BS Degree, 6 years for a Master’s, and 8 for a Ph.D.).

What we are desiring from you (i.e. the nice-to-have qualifications):

  • Experience building and operating a Windows domain through the use of Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, etc.
  • Experience with cloud-based hosting tools.
  • Experience with cloud-based software-defined networking and networking security.
  • Demonstrated expertise working with traditional networking elements including routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Create and deploy Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Terraform and CloudFormation.
  • Experience with building system images using Packer.

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career.
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open-door policy.

Applied Insight provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.