DevOps Engineer

Attention to detail, COTS, Cerner, Communication skills, Consulting, Government contracting, Health care IT, Integration, Issue tracking, Leadership, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint, PMO, Planning, Problem solving, Program management, Risk assessment, Risk management, Incident management, Process improvement, DoD
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

DevOps Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly | US-Remote
Job ID 2020-3076


AbleVets, A Cerner Company, provides healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve.  AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated DevOps Engineer, Sr to support work with our customer to lead a transformational change to empower their product teams to embrace Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). This technical and cultural transformation will enable their product teams to increase the speed with which applications are developed and deployed to Veterans and end-users. The position is based in Chantilly, Virginia or can be fully remote.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

The DevOps Engineer will be a key leader in working with our customer shape processes and tools that enable cross-functional collaboration and drive CI/CD transformation.  This position will work closely with product owners, developers, and external development teams to build and configure a high performing, scalable, cloud-based platform that can be leveraged by other product teams. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create scripts or templates to automate bootstrap infrastructure provisioning and management tasks
  • Improve infrastructure automation, cloud-based development initiatives, and container orchestration
  • Coordinate development and operations tasks across other members of the DevSecOps team
  • Implement application performance monitoring solutions and infrastructure monitoring solutions
  • Execute best practice version control, branching and merging strategies, and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipeline design
  • Collaborate on API security, Container security, and AWS/Azure Cloud security
  • Assist in developing an automated framework for Tool deployment and development, leveraging various scripting languages and open source solutions
  • Work in a fast-paced team environment and lead team activities to resolve issues and implement ad hoc solutions
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to junior developers and other product teams
  • Keep a pulse on emerging DevOps trends and innovative tools that will accelerate development teams toward automation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline and five (5) years of relevant experience. An additional eight (8) years of related experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Skill in developing and improving CI/CD scripts and services for development and deployment
  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation and infrastructure as code
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying and testing in AWS architecture
  • Experience with systems reliability, load balancing and monitoring
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as interpersonal skills to interact with customers, team members and upper management
  • Self-starter that can work under general direction in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust
  • Ability to travel up to 5% to customer sites as needed


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline
  • Experience with Human Centered Design (HCD) principles and Design Thinking
  • Experience with the following CI/CD tools: Jenkins, CircleCI, DataDog, New Relic, PagerDuty, Slack, TwistLock, Codacy, etc

EEO Statement

AbleVets, a Cerner Company appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

Dice Id : RTX1a3b3e
Position Id : 2020-3008
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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