DevOps Engineer - Adoption - A-TEK, Inc. Bethesda, MD Bookmark Share Print 113 0 0

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A-TEK Inc is seeking for a DevOps Adoption Engineer to join the  DevOps team at National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) to help internal teams adopt the DevOps platform.  DevOps Adoption Engineers will report to DevOps team and interact closely with other internal software development teams (AKA Customer). This opportunity is full time and onsite at the NCBI in Bethesda, MD.

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, and vacation. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

  • Embed in Customer's Product delivery team as an Agile team member.
  • Optimize for Product delivery velocity rather than perfection.
  • Be aware of existing, proven DevOps Platform solutions and use them when applicable.
  • Stay on top of the DevOps platform development
  • Stay in close touch with other embedded DevOps engineers (AKA Embedded DevOps Peers)
  • Collaborate with the DevOps Platform Engineers (AKA DevOps core).  
  • Ensure conforming to DevOps Enterprise standards and principles in Customer's solutions  
  • Ensure DevOps is aware of any new use cases and patterns that you see while working with the Customer.  
  • Share experience and your solutions with DevOps core and Embedded DevOps Peers.
  • Participate in discussions on evolving the Enterprise Platform to accommodate new use cases.  
  • Help evolve and test the DevOps platform by applying it in the real world.

  • Qualifications:
  • BS in a STEM field (Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics) OR equivalent industry experience in Software Development
  • Customer-focused, team-oriented disposition
  • Excellent communication and soft skills to deal with with customers, peers and management
  • Good judgement, sense of integrity and responsibility
  • Expert in at least one programming language, such as Golang, Python, Java, Kotlin, Scala, C, C++
  • Understanding Docker and Kubernetes
  • Solid understanding of CI/CD and experience with Git/Svn, GtiLab/GitHub/BitBucket, Jenkins/TeamCity.
  • Solid Linux skills
  • Experience with AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Solid understanding of networking, proxies
  • Solid understanding of web development but no need to be an expert web developer
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems and micro-services

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Presentation skills
  • Coaching skills
  • Prior DevOps experience
  • Prior GitLab experience
  • Prior experience with Cloud Native technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes and Service Mesh (linkerd, istio/envoy, consul connect)
  • Monitoring products (TICK/TIGK stack (Telegaf, InfluxDB, Grafana, Kapacitor), Prometheus, Stackdriver, etc.)
  • Logging products (ELK, Splunk, etc.)
  • HashiCorp products (Terraform, Vault, packer, Vagrant, consul)
  • Blue/Green and Canary Deployments
  • SQL and NoSQL databases
  • A-TEK, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected Veteran status.

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