DevOps Engineer

27 May 2023

job summary:

IT DevOps engineers have an understanding of software development (Dev) and IT operations (Ops) culture, are proficient in scaling automation and have a passion for continuous improvement in operational capability. They enhance a development team by supporting and advancing a robust continuous integration + continuous delivery framework across development, integration, test and release environments. Responsibilities include supporting code releases; managing IT infrastructure needed to support code development in dedicated or cloud environments, selection of deployment models, direction of testing to validate release and monitor performance after release. Additionally, they prepare test data, analyze results, troubleshoot problems, and communicate issues to the development team. An understanding of programs such as Puppet, Chef, ThreatModeler, Checkmarx, Immunio and Aqua. They may also need to know Kubernetes, Docker or AWS. Knowledge of threat modelling and risk assessment techniques.

location: Huntsville, Alabama

job type: Contract

salary: $55 - 65 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Develop infrastructure as code in environments using state of the art DevOps solutions.
  • Research, configure, administer and maintain Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines for various programs.
  • Support automation efforts across the development lifecycle and across different research programs.
  • Develop and maintain DevOps code using ansible, git, AWS, and many other technologies.
  • Design and test user stories and test cases.
  • Act as code reviewer to ensure coding best practices.
  • Work with sponsor organizations to provide Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines to organic government software development organizations such as Software Factories.
  • Apply specific understanding of DevOps culture and software release processes to configure workflow utilities such as the Atlassian suite to facilitate agile development and appropriate configuration management.
  • Automate build processes, security inspection, and delivery with a goal of accelerating software delivery to quickly address vulnerabilities and maximize sponsor value.
  • Serve as SMEs of specific software delivery utilities for the purpose of mentoring others, establishing capabilities on new programs, and affecting the development culture of an organization.
  • Administer a software artifact repository (Nexus).
  • Serve as a SME for build tools, such as Gradle and Maven.
  • Develop and document processes for software library releases and versioning across division projects.
  • Develop Gradle build configurations for varied web application projects.
  • Consult with projects to develop Git source code branching and versioning processes.
  • Educate junior and senior software developers in best practices and build tooling.


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)

  • DevOps
  • AWS
  • Jenkins
  • GitLab
  • CI/CD
  • Bitbucket
  • bash
  • Python
  • azure
  • kubernetes
  • docker

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    At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

    For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

    • ID: #50007235
    • State: Alabama Huntsville / decatur 35808 Huntsville / decatur USA
    • City: Huntsville / decatur
    • Salary: USD55 - USD65
    • Job type: Contract
    • Showed: 2023-05-27
    • Deadline: 2023-07-25
    • Category: Et cetera
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