DevOps/Site Reliability Engineer (Remote Option)

  • Metric5,
  • Washington, DC
  • 1 month ago
API, Agile, Amazon Web Services, AngularJS, Automation, Cloud, Confluence, Docker, DevOps, Continuous integration, GitHub, Government, JavaScript, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Legacy systems, Migration, PaaS, JIRA, IaaS, Operations management, Software deployment, Software development, Web services, Waterfall, Software, Reliability engineering, RESTful, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware
Full Time
$120,000 - $130,000
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

About Metric5

Metric5 is a small business with big company benefits. We have a passionate team of smart, fun-caring professionals, and we are here for the long haul. Join our close-knit growing team in a business where your contributions make an enormous impact. Our organization offers a comprehensive employee benefits package, continuous professional development, with a best in class company culture that is enjoyable to work in and supports the growth of each of our professionals.


Metric5 is currently seeking a Site Reliability Engineer to join a growing team on an exciting and highly visible project for a US Treasury customer.

The ideal Site Reliability Engineer will provide macro-level plans for operating and maintaining the platform, regardless of the underlying infrastructure (e.g. AWS, VMWare vSphere’s vCenter, SC2S, and C2S).  The candidate will collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams in designing and developing systems that are resilient and have a high performance and analyze security risks and respond to new threats.  The Site Reliability Engineer will integrate the platform with external enterprise core services such as Active Directory Federation Services, DNS, etc., and provide its approach to configuring DNS records to include defining appropriation system and application domains, and SSL certificates. Our ideal Site Reliability Engineer has knowledge and hands-on experience building and maintaining and securing multi-region cloud based systems.

As the Site Reliability Engineer, you will share your knowledge and hands-on experience in developing, implementing, maintaining and leading cloud and/or infrastructure programs with the team. The successful candidate will have subject matter expertise on enterprise transformation within an organization, through previous experience of leading infrastructure and/or cloud engineering teams to transform waterfall-based programs through the adoption of Agile best practices.


  • Provide support for CI/CD and DevOps initiatives, to include pipeline and deployment automation and support
  • Contribute to developing infrastructure as code, software build tools, and integration tools
  • Work with development teams to automate manual release/build related activities
  • Design, develop, and engineer software solutions and REST and SOAP APIs using Angular and other JavaScript based frameworks
  • Troubleshoot issues related to software applications
  • Provide support, tool management, and operating system administration for new and legacy applications


Required Skills:

  • 2-5 years’ experience with architecting and migrating applications to the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud environments with a firm understanding of factors involved in being cloud native
  • 2 years’ experience of working with cloud services and the ability to provide expertise for operational management of monitoring, management, disaster recovery, security compliance/auditing, networking, storage, service brokers and buildpacks
  • Experience with Site Reliability Engineering concepts and practices such as SLI’s, SLO’s & error budgets
  • Demonstrated experience administering Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system
  • Experience with programming and software development, to include analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance, quality assurance, troubleshooting, and/or upgrading of software systems
  • Working experience with CI/CD pipelines, including technologies such as Jenkins and Github
  • Working knowledge of web service environments, languages, and formats such as RESTful APIs, SOAP, FTP/SFTP, HTML, JavaScript, XML, and JSON
  • Familiarity with virtualized environments
  • Experience with container technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker


Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of management/tracking utilities such as JIRA/Confluence, a plus
  • Experience working in a SAFe Agile environment and knowledge of Agile philosophies
  • Able to clearly communicate and provide positive recommendation of improvements to existing software applications

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Years of Experience: 5+ years of experience or more

Clearance: Must be a United States Citizen and able to obtain a security clearance for this government position.

Our benefits include

  • Health & Dental Insurance 100% of individual coverage paid for by the company
  • Life & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K with company match (employees are immediately vested)
  • Paid Vacation 
  • 8 Paid Holidays per year (plus 2 paid floating holidays)
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Employee bonuses
  • Professional Development reimbursement program
  • Tuition Assistance Program

Metric5 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Metric5’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.


Dice Id : 91102443
Position Id : 6717956
Originally Posted : 8 months ago
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