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AWS DevOps Engineer
Herndon, VA

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We have an exciting opportunity for an AWS DevOps Engineer to join our team. The DevOps Engineer is a hands-on DevOps engineering role leveraging AWS and other cloud technologies to deliver Infrastructure as Code in a mixed Linux and Windows cloud environment. The DevOps Engineer works within a Hybrid Cloud to effectively harness the power and versatility of AWS technologies in a DevOps model to achieve operational efficiencies and cost savings. The DevOps Engineer is highly proficient in using DevOps tools (Git, Jenkins, Ansible), modern scripting languages (Python with Boto3, PowerShell with AWS Tools for PowerShell) and AWS tools (AWS CLI, AWS Services) to deliver Infrastructure as Code in a mixed Linux and Windows cloud environment. The DevOps Engineer also works with and mentors peers including conducting peer reviews, evaluating implementations and providing feedback for continuous process improvements.

Key Responsibilities:

* 70%: Design and implement AWS cloud solutions with emphasis on delivering Infrastructure as Code (IaC) in a DevOps environment.
* 15%: Troubleshoot and resolve issues with AWS cloud and IaC implementations.
* 10%: Ideate with the product owners, architecture owners, and other DevOps/Cloud engineers on new and innovative solutions and services.
* 5%: Provides mentoring to aide in the development and growth of team members.

Required Experience/Skills:

* 6-8 years of related work experience
* Extensive hands-on AWS infrastructure experience including design, implementation, and troubleshooting across a wide range of Amazon Web Services including but not limited to EC2, EBS, S3, Lambda, CloudWatch, Cloud Trail, IAM, etc.
* Strong abilities with designing and implementing IAM policies is a major plus.
* Solid understanding of the core DevOps tools for Source Control (Git), Continuous Integration (Jenkins), Configuration Management and Automation (Ansible).
* At least 2 years hands-on experience implementing Infrastructure as Code using Python and Boto3.
* Proficient in automated testing of IaC and DevOps pipelines using Python, PowerShell and other tools.
* Proficiency using the AWS CLI.
* Experience working in a DevOps culture and integrating with Agile teams is a must.
* Strong analytical problem-solving ability
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Self-starter with the ability to work or as part of an Agile team
* AWS Industry Certifications
* Candidate must be a US citizen

Desired Experience/Skills:

* Automation and IaC experience with Ansible highly desired.
* Experience using PowerShell and AWS Tools for PowerShell is a major plus.

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Benefits: Full-time employees (permanent or contract employees who are employed for a term greater than 6 months) are eligible for benefits including time-off benefits, such as vacations and holidays, and insurance and other plan benefits.

Location: Herndon, VA

About Us:

Bay State Computers, Inc. is a professional services firm and a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) services and products to the U.S. Federal Government and Industry. Bay State brings together experienced IT professionals and the latest state-of-the-art technology tools, practices, and products to support projects and task order requirements for our customers. For more information about Bay State visit our website and connect with us on LinkedIn.

Bay State Computers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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