AWS Devops Engineer

Contract W2, 6 Months
Up to $85
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

This is a very good client to work for and a very good fulltime opportunity.

Contract to Hire - Permanent ( Definite Perm conversion after 6 Months)

Location Reston VA

Rate 8 5/hr W-2

The Senior DevOps Engineer will design, develop and implement solutions that include not only the code that services business functionality, but the underlying infrastructure required to run that code and the systems required to deploy it.

Additionally, candidate will be responsible for complex coding, managing parts of ongoing projects and closely adhering to deadlines. Candidate will also take responsibility for creating design specifications and preparing technical documentation.
The Senior DevOps Engineer will design, develop and implement solutions that include not only the code that services business functionality, but the underlying infrastructure required to run that code and the systems required to deploy it.

The Senior DevOps Engineer will leverage knowledge and experience in DevOps practices, automation, infrastructure orchestration, configuration management and continuous integration to assist College Board in implementing and leveraging a growing set of services and features to run mission-critical applications.

The successful candidate will have an interest and background in DevOps and cloud technologies. This person will help build systems, using an array of diverse technologies such as AWS, Office 365, Azure, Node.js and deploy automation and tooling to empower College Board staff to work more efficiently and effectively. The successful will be a highly motivated and communicative team player to work on a fast-paced team that is building services using cloud technologies following Agile best practices.

What you ll do

Develop, manage and monitor applications within AWS cloud

Design, build and deploy systems to improve workforce productivity

Integrate, engineer and optimize Office 365 and Azure services

Manage development and production environments within AWS cloud

Promote DevOps and AWS best practices within the team to improve quality, reduce risk, increase security, promote efficiency and reuse, and minimize costs

Play supporting role in understanding business needs in context, from user perspective

Interact with and integrate diverse cloud services using Web APIs

Architect and document designs using best practices with a focus on security

Integrate and implement cloud services in support of workforce efficiency and automation


Knowledgeable in all areas within functional scope of responsibilities

Applies education, training and experience in a particular occupation to perform professional responsibilities independently

Uses in-depth knowledge of College Board programs, products or services to meet constituent needs effectively. (we can cut this out of the job description)

About you

Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS

5-8 years of experience in software systems, programming, and infrastructure development and administration Strong knowledge of cloud computing, especially AWS services

Experience in monitoring. Be proactive to identify problems before they happen.

Excellent written and verbal communication, able to collaborate and rally support

More about you

Experience as a DevOps engineer in a scalable production environment

Strong and evolving competence in several programming languages and technologies, working knowledge of multiple tools sets, technologies and implementation environments

Strong practical Linux-based systems administration skills and scripting experience in a Cloud-based environment

Expertise with Git, including branching workflows

Working knowledge of Node.js/JavaScript frameworks and design patterns

Experience with PostgreSQL and NoSQL databases

Experience with Distributed Service Standards (REST, SOA, microservices)

Familiarity with monitoring tool suites (e.g. DataDog, SumoLogic, NewRelic, and Nagios)

Experience with automated testing tools (e.g. Cypress, Mocha/Chai)

Working knowledge of IP networking, VPCs, DNS, load balancing and firewalling

Experience building infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation or similar scripting techniques

Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments

Experience with AWS CodePipeline management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins and Bamboo

Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to work with a diverse set of colleagues

Strong decision-making, problem-solving skills, critical thinking and testing skills

Self-starter with the ability to set priorities, work independently, and attain goals

Ethos of continuous improvement and interest in learning new things

Strong ability to understand and internalize the big picture and broader implications

Represent the team

Sumeet Chhatwal
Sr Technical Recruiter
Lenmar Consulting, Inc (a Kellton Tech Company)
1440 Plaza Five, Suite 1440
Harborside Financial Center
Jersey City, NJ 07311
Ph:201-946-1777 Ext 4012,

Dice Id : 10116775
Position Id : 6134877
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