DevOps Architect - Greenbelt, MD


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DevOps Architect - Greenbelt, MD


Greenbelt, MD 



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per year


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Database Development-Administration, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Network and Server Administration, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development

Job Description:

DevOps Architect
The DevOps Architect will work with multiple application teams to migrate systems.  The DevOps Architect will work technical details with application teams to ensure systems are migrated successfully.  The DevOps Architect will coordinate implementation with the application teams and Task 1 (Architecture) and Task 3 (Implementation).  The DevOps Architect will also take part in DevOps related training activities for application teams.
-Take direction from Migration Dev/Ops Engineering Lead to migrate several applications into TI provided DevOps environments, either cloud or data-center based.
-Provide technical guidance to application teams to take advantage of cloud technologies, and implement cloud infrastructure, as needed.
-Work with application teams to document application internal/external interface requirements for Development, Testing, Staging and Production environments.
-Work with application teams to ensure compliance with High Availability and Disaster Recovery related concept of operations.
-Implement middleware application specific requirements as needed, ensuring that integration across components in the TI provided environment is functional.
-Implements migration efforts with application teams, including data migration.
-Assist and take part in training activities with application teams and ensures that DevOps provided processes/tools are effective.  Suggest enhancements on behalf of application teams as needed.
-Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant major from an accredited college or university with 14+ years of continuous and progressive experience or Master’s Degree with 10+ years of progressive experience.
-Previous experience migrating application teams from data center to data center and from data center to cloud.
-Familiarity with both traditional and emerging system architectures (e.g., three tier, web services, micro-services, etc.).
-Application development experience preferred in one or more high-level languages.
-Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment tools and methodologies.
-Experience maintaining and administering configuration management systems such as Enterprise GitHub.
-Experience maintaining and administering software build systems such as Jenkins.
-Experience maintaining and administering artifact repository systems such as Artifactory.
-Ability to automate workflows through scripting or other technologies such as Ansible or Puppet.
-Experience determining and implementing middleware requirements.
-Demonstrated understanding of IT management, administration, applications and system development lifecycles within a substantial IT environment.
-Relevant knowledge of current and emerging technologies.
-Proficient in Cloud technologies.
-AWS Solutions Architect and/or AWS Developer Certification(s) preferred.
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