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1520 - DevOps Engineer

Washington, DC
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Seeking a highly skilled DevOps Engineer to maintain an AWS environment and help lead initiatives related to a custom web application. The candidate will focus on maintaining an existing AWS environment and assume all associated responsibilities for maintaining servers and improving the environment.  In addition, the candidate will participate in the maintenance and enhancement of an enterprise web application.


  • You have 5+ years professionally working in AWS and building web applications
  • You’re able to solve challenging technical and non-technical problems both independently and as part of a team
  • You are a strong communicator with an ability to explain technical concepts
  • You write understandable, testable code with an eye towards quality and maintainability
  • You possess strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, and information retrieval
  • You are security-focused


  • AWS (general administrator functions)
  • Linux and command line functions
  • Experience building web applications in any modern framework based on languages like Java, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, .NET (C#, ASP.NET, etc.) or PHP
  • Knowledge of web application performance issues and best practices
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Working with stakeholders and the user community
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a closely related field
  • Experience developing in a cloud environment
  • Experience developing web services and integrating enterprise-class applications/systems
  • Experience architecting highly available, fault-tolerant, scalable systems
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams using agile practices and continuous delivery


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