Senior DevOps Engineer
Falls Church, VA 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description
Job Title
Senior DevOps Engineer
# of Hires Needed
Date Needed By
Information Technology
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type
CTAC HQ - Falls Church, VA 22042 US (Primary)
0 - 10%
Job Description

CTAC is seeking an innovative and talented Senior DevOps Engineer. The resource will be part of a Cloud Engineers team responsible for sustaining existing Cloud infrastructure through day to day operations support as well as supporting new and innovative projects.

The ideal candidate should have hands-on experience in supporting the configuration of new or existing Cloud applications, build and deployments, and application environment infrastructure management.


  • Build out, maintain, and secure applications in AWS Cloud
  • Execute and deploy applications builds through Jenkins
  • Implement Infrastructure as Code and configuration management using tools such as Terraform/cloudFormation, Ansible
  • Create/Maintain CI-CD pipelines that include Infrastructure as code and environment configuration stages as well as traditional build/deploy/test steps
  • Work collaboratively with system administrators and dev teams to ensure applications in the environment are working properly
  • Create, maintain, and improve documentation to be used by team members, or delivered to the customer
  • Mentor other team members on technology and processes
  • Support client audits
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • 10+ years of experience in the IT field
  • 3+ years experience supporting AWS Cloud environment and cloud automation
  • 3+ years experience in a DevOps role
  • Advanced experience with source control tools, continuous integration/continuous deployment tools, services and methodologies (Jenkins, Bitbucket, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, Git, Terraform, CloudFormation)
  • Build pipeline and solution to provide zero downtime patching

  • Build automation to deploy tools and platform

  • Knowledge of Linux administration, hardening and compliance
  • Advanced linux scripting (Bash, Python, etc)
  • Hands on experience with configuration management ( Ansible, Chef, etc)
  • Knowledge of networking, database, application performance management, monitoring and alerting system (Prometheus, Nagios, CloudWatch), load balancing, and security systems
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Desired Skills (a plus):

  • Experience with one or more audit and compliance tools (Nessus, Lynis, Config, etc)
  • Experience supporting government contracts
  • AWS and other certifications are a plus

CTAC Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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