Senior DevOps Engineer

devops, python, java, C++, AWS, Kubernetes, Nomad, Mesos, HashiCorp, TICK, Grafana
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

We blend deep domain expertise in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management with advanced technologies to help Federal agencies solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to cultivate a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

NCBI is part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  NCBI is the world’s premier biomedical center hosting over six million daily users that seek research, clinical, genetic, and other information that directly impacts biomedical research and public health – at NCBI you can literally help to accelerate cures for diseases! NCBI’s wide range of applications, platforms (node, python, Django, C++, you name it) and environments (big data [petabytes], machine learning, multiple clouds) serve more users than almost any other US Government Agency according to


We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

Duties & Responsibilities

• Analyze requirements presented by Product Owner and design sustainable solutions to advance deployment of platform functionality
• Manage cloud infrastructure as code
• Develop software to facilitate Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
• Troubleshoot performance and scalability issues in products and infrastructure
• Mentor junior team members (or be a mentee)


  • Solid programming knowledge of: Python, Java (version 8 or above), or C++; and desire to learn new languages
  • Five plus years' of experience
  • Hands-on Linux experience. System programming expertise or understanding of how container runtimes work is a big plus
  • Experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or other cloud service providers
  • Experience using cluster scheduler technologies (Kubernetes, Nomad, Mesos), or solid understanding of the concepts they operate upon
  • Understanding of distributed systems design principles (we will ask you about consensus, and we don't mean blockchain)
  • Customer-focused, team-oriented disposition
  • Interpersonal communications skills, to interface with customers, peers and management
  • Integrity and responsibility

Educational Requirements

  • B.S. in a STEM field (Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics)
  • Alternatively, equivalent industry experience in Software Development

Bonus Points

  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience mentoring other developers
  • Experience working with HashiCorp products
  • Experience setting up or using monitoring systems (Grafana, TICK Stack, Prometheus)
  • Experience managing stateful datasets in cloud environments
  • Any other DevOps technologies, any prior DevOps experience
Dice Id : 10214219
Position Id : 6682332
Originally Posted : 1 week ago
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