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Dev Ops Engineer/ Lead

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: itc.dc@hirestrategy.com

Our Client in Alexandria, VA is looking for an experience Dev Ops Engineer/ Lead to join their growing team!

 

Position Overview:

Candidate must have 5+ years’ Dev Ops experience with Windows and SQL web operations background to serve with a team dedicated to supporting a BRS, and SaaS application.  Responsibilities range from building resilient systems and creating repeatable processes to system performance monitoring and environment automation. 

 

The selected candidate will have strong communication skills, a dedication to working with teammates to create great solutions, and a willingness to participate in an afterhour’s on-call rotation. This is an ideal position for someone with a broad range of experiences and responsibilities looking to take the next step.

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works on multiple tasks in support of one or more projects that require a singular area of expertise.
  • Works as a project team member, or independently on small projects.
  • Increased skill in multiple technical environments and knowledge of a specific business area.
  • Participates in project planning processes.
  • Creates and shares development estimates and operational requirements to enable accurate planning with realistic timelines.
  • Assesses client needs utilizing a structured requirements process (gathering, analyzing, documenting, and managing changes).
  • Writes and communicates business requirements and functional specifications for the implementation of client solutions.
  • Analyzes client operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to uncover opportunities for improvements
  • Develops/builds IT solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Installs and configures solutions.
  • Integrates solutions with other applications and platforms outside the framework.
  • Translates business and technical requirements into test cases, test scenarios and scripts.
  • Develops and/or implements reusable components.
  • Codes and documents custom test automation frameworks.
  • Maintains new and existing object reference files.
  • Performs script maintenance and updates due to changes in requirements or implementations.
  • Assists with setup and maintenance of test environments for both manual and automated testing.
  • Builds automated deployments using configuration management technology
  • Deploys new modules, upgrades and fixes to the production environment.
  • Documents and completes knowledge transfer to production support.
  • Works with Release Management to ensure modules are production- ready.
  • Validates deployments.
  • Evaluates existing applications and platforms and provides recommendations for improving performance by conducting gap analysis, identifying feasible alternative solutions, and assisting in the scope of modifications.
  • May perform automated/load tests and address any issues.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Programming/Systems or Computer Science or other related field. Or equivalent work experience
  • 5 Years of Programming Experience (Windows 2012 Server, SQL 2014+, Powershell, .Net Framework)
  • Experience working in applications, systems or IT operations.
  • Knowledge of an agile team environment and process.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Requires working knowledge of two or more programming languages.
  • Comfort with frequent, incremental code, testing and deployment