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DevOps Engineer (OpenShift Container Platform Engineer)
Washington, DC

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Job Description

Job Description

The Technology Solutions Office (TSO) has a need for an OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) developer to become a part of their growing team. The OCP developer will facilitate the adoption of Red Hat's OCP within the Judiciary by assisting the developer community in the design and implementation of cloud-ready applications and deployment pipelines and migration of legacy applications on large-scale container platform clusters using Java, Node.js, Docker, Kubernetes, and Ansible.

The candidate need not have explicit OCP experience, but at a minimum be well versed in Kubernetes, microservices architecture and cloud architecture.

The successful candidate will possess a strong developer background as well as interpersonal skills needed to communicate design requirements and objectives while providing thought leadership to the community embarking on a transition to cloud technology.

Candidates should be self-motivated and collaborative IT professionals with a strong background in software development, systems administration and IT automation.


* Design automated, containerized cloud application platform solutions with a focus on application concerns, including cloud-ready distributed application architectures, migrating workloads to containers, containerized development workflows, and integrating container platforms with automated CI and CD pipelines.
* Provide mentoring to the developer community in the best practices associated with CI/CD deployments using Jenkins, Maven, and GIT.
* Assist in the design, build, management and operation of the continuous delivery framework and tools, and act as a subject matter expert on CI/CD for developer teams.
* Assist in the design, build, management and operation of the infrastructure as a service layer (hosted and cloud-based platforms) that supports the different platform services.
* Write and build continuous delivery pipelines to manage and automate the lifecycle of the different platform components.

Required Qualifications

* Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of IT experience (or a High School Degree with 11 years of IT experience).
* Comprehensive understanding of cloud delivery models: PaaS, SaaS and IaaS.
* Exposure to containerization, the Docker project, Kubernetes, and OCP.
* Familiarity with continuous integration/deployment processes and tools such as IDEs (Eclipse), Source Code management. (GIT/Stash), Jenkins, Maven, Nexus artifacts, etc..
* Hands-on experience in building modern web applications using Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Python, RDBMS systems (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server), Tomcat.
* Build automation, CI:CD and DevOps.
* Experience with Docker as a developer.
* Excellent written and oral communications skills
* Demonstrated ability to communicate to nontechnical audience on technical issues.
* Demonstrated ability to communicate on a technical level to a technical audience.
* Strong interpersonal skills, adaptable and able to learn quickly.
* Requires limited supervision and have excellent time management skills.
* Self-motivated and self-starter.
* Ability to work and interact with others in a structured/team environment across technical

Desired Qualifications

* Experience in cloud/virtual technologies and management - OpenStack, AWS, Azure, VMware, etc.
* Experience with building, deploying and managing applications and software on PaaS.
* Knowledge, skills and abilities to manage container image repositories in support of Linux Containers.
* Knowledge, skills and abilities to deploy OpenShift Container Platform in both public and private cloud.
* Knowledge, skills and abilities to engineer and automate application deployment via CI/CD Pipelines using industry best practices and open source software.
* Knowledge, skills and abilities to automate the creation of Platform as a Services (PaaS) infrastructure using industry standard tools such as Ansible and Chef.

Salient CRGT is a leading provider of health, data analytics, cloud, agile software development, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full lifecycle IT services and training-to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. We are purpose-built for IT transformation supporting federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies.

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Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.

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