Reinventing Geospatial Inc.

  • DevOps Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Job ID 2019-1056
    Category
    Systems Integration
  • Overview

    Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi) is looking for a talented and motivated DevOps Engineer with strong Software Engineering skills to join our team!  The DevOps Engineer will oversee the development environment architecture that solves challenging problems related to spatial analytics and the distribution and packaging of spatial datasets for our government customers.  Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering customer focused engineering solutions.    The DevOps Engineer will work to support the development, integration, and deployment of applications in a cloud environment using languages such as Java, Scala, and C++ on commercial platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).  Candidate will work in development teams and use an aile driven software development cycle with continuous integration to design and develop software applications in support of GEOINT Services.  The candidate must be motivated, self-starting, and able to work well within a team environment.g

     

    Take this opportunity to support an exciting and challenging project, play with the latest technologies, all while helping our nation bring the best modern capabilities to our soldiers!

    Responsibilities

    DevOps Engineer Responsibilities

    • Communicate with government customers and stakeholders
    • Create scripts and templates to build cloud based development and deployment patterns for software engineers
    • Work with government delivery platform architects on software and system optimization, helping to remove potential performance bottlenecks
    • Write test scripts, in an agile software development environment, where built-in automated test procedures are paramount and continuous integration of software and continuous delivery of software
    • Maintain full stack application with modern technologies, intuitive user-interfaces and scalable data processing architectures using open source software
    • Deploy and maintain applications in AWS and other deployment environments as needed
    • Perform evaluations on applications and improve their accuracies and efficiencies
    • Maintain DevOps using modern CI/CD pipelines and tools like AWS, Jenkins, and Docker
    • Recommend improvements to existing software applications as necessary

    Qualifications

    DevOps Engineer Basic Qualifications

    • U.S. citizenship
    • TS/SCI security clearance required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering Applied Mathematics, or related field
    • 5-8 yrs. of related experience in:
      • Software administration, with strong knowledge in at least one preferred scripting language such as Python, PHP, or Perl
      • Automation and testing software suites such as Selenium or Junit
      • Understanding of agile and other development processes
    • Demonstrated experience with configuration and use of DevOps tools construct a functioning build pipeline
    • Demonstrated experience with software process automation with popular scripting languages.
    • Demonstrated experience with build, release, and configuration management in a CI/CD environment.
    • Knowledge of best practices in support of IT operations in a 24/7 mission critical environment

    DevOps Engineer Desired Skills

    • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or related field
    • Demonstrated experience with containerization platforms (e.g. Kubernetes, PKS, and Docker)
    • Experience with cloud provisioning software such as Ansible, Chef, Cloud Formation Templates, etc.
    • Experience with application performance analysis and monitoring (e.g. ELK or SPLUNK)

    Who We Are

     

    Reinventing Geospatial Inc. (RGi) is a fast-paced small business that has the environment and culture of a start-up, with the stability and benefits of a well-established firm. We solve complex problems within geospatial software development and national defense to make an immediate impact for our nation’s soldiers and analysts.

     

    We pride ourselves on giving employees an exceptional life experience, where creativity thrives and challenges are simply part of the fun. We provide truly excellent benefits, including:

    • 100% paid employee healthcare & dental insurance
    • Paid parental leave
    • 401k with matching
    • Escalating vacation time
    • Referral bonuses
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Professional development training
    • Free beverages and snacks
    • Catered breakfast on Friday’s

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