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Senior DevOps Engineer - REMOTE

  • AMS Staffing Inc.
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Sep 10, 2019

Job Description

Please send resume in Word format if you are interested in this Senior DevOps Engineer / Enterprise Architect / API Gateway Engineer opening in Washington, DC 20002. This is a 5-8 YEAR engagement and we have had people on assignment for more than 8 years already. This can be a fulltime position with a salary in the $130K-$150K range plus benefits or an hourly rate in the $70/hr - $80/hr range (10-99 or W2). If you are not interested, please pass onto colleagues/associates as we do offer referral fees should they be hired.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • Design, build, manage and operate an OpenShfit Container Platform to support production workloads for the Judiciary.
  • Install and configure open source projects to create proof of concept demonstrating new capabilities
  • Integrate components and develop services on top of OpenShift to facilitate minimal developer friction with platform and encourage automation.
  • Evaluate performance trends in and expected changes in demand and capacity; and establish the appropriate scalability plans.
  • Evaluate changes in open source projects communities to stay abreast of current trends and improvements.
  • Access business viability of new technologies. Consult with other architects, system level IT managers, and customer groups to assess and evaluate current strategies
  • Lead development of architectural principals to support business goals
  • Recommend and maintain technology related policies and procedures
  • Identify and troubleshoot any availability and performance issues at multiple layers of deployment, from hardware, operating environment, network and application.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Masters Degree and 5 years of IT experience (or a Bachelors and 8 years.)
  • At least 5 years of experience in engineering and running applications in production
  • At least 2 years managing production applications running in containers
  • At least 1 year architecting enterprise container orchestration platforms (e.g. OpenShift, Kubernetes, DCOS, Cloud Foundry)
  • Expertise working with open source and/or commercial continuous integration and delivery tools (e.g. Jenkins, TravisCI, Bamboo)
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • Experience providing observability to containerized applications (e.g. metrics, logging, tracing)
  • Self-motivated and collaborative IT professional with a strong background in software development and IT automation.


  • Open Source contributor
  • At least 5 years as application architect
  • Experience migrating legacy applications into containerized environments

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