DevOps Engineer

Bit Bucket, Confluence, Terraform, Cloudformation, AWS, Docker, Ansible, Puppet, Maven, Jira, Salt, Chef, Jenkins, DevOps
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.

Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!

TISTA Science and Technology is seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our winning team in Rockville, MD.

The DevOps Engineer will perform various development activities for DevOps practices, including continuous integration, continuous delivery, continuous testing, and continuous monitoring.

  • Design, implement and maintain internal and external Cloud-based solutions and infrastructure that span across multiple public and private Clouds and regions, including AWS, and client data centers

  • Automate management and orchestration tasks. Building CI/CD pipelines for Microservices and deployment to Kubernetes

  • Work with scrum teams to build and deliver software releases and infrastructure improvements through improved CI/CD processes. Identify opportunities to increase engineering throughput by eliminating friction of getting code to production with high quality.

  • Automate common operations on critical systems in a safe and reliable manner

  • Identify bottlenecks in development and deployment processes

  • Work with engineering teams to increase the operational stability of the platform

  • Understand the current systems and applications

  • Work with heads of internal groups to find innovative solutions to their problems and make recommendations.

  • Instrument the infrastructure with frameworks that can be appropriately adopted for logging, monitoring, and alerting.

  • Communicating and collaborating with others


  • 5+ years’ experience as a DevOps Engineer or equivalent

  • 3+ years design and maintenance expertise with Docker or any other containerization product, along with microservices architecture (Kubernetes)

  • 2+ years’ experience with design and implementation of DevOps and automation frameworks

  • 2+ years design and maintenance expertise with code repository management, code merge and quality checks, continuous integration, and automated deployment and management using Chef, Docker, Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins, Maven, or comparable tools

  • 2+ design and maintenance expertise with system administration of Cloud infrastructure, including Amazon Web Services, such as provisioning (using Cloudformation or Terraform), logging or monitoring, and articulating these concepts to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Expert in at least one scripting language

  • Experience with systems and IT operations

  • Experience using Atlassian tools JIRA, Confluence, Bit Bucket

  • Self-Driven; take complete ownership of your tasks and champion efforts to drive solutions

  • Thrives in ability to solve complex challenges


  • BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering preferred


  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust


  • Rockville, MD

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Rockville, MD, 20854

Dice Id : 10234924
Position Id : 5882168
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