SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Senior DevOps Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

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No Active Clearance Required

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Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

CSRA is looking for a Senior Automation Engineer

Help support the Government Accountability Office in its mission to save all US taxpayers money. Our customer is passionate about their mission and we are tasked with keeping their IT services running smoothly, to help them achieve their goals. The auditors in this 4000 user community are subject area experts in all facets of government and industry best practices. We take great pride in supporting their wide scope of technology needs.


We are looking for senior level systems engineer with hands-on DevOps experience implementing and managing automated infrastructures. This person will be working with development and infrastructure teams to design and implement a containerization platform and move teams towards a true DevOps and CI/CD principles. This role will be expected to influence the future architecture and map a path from yesterday to tomorrow for our application platforms.

To be successful, you should have advanced to expert knowledge in most of the following areas:

  • Experience designing and implementing container orchestration systems with Docker and containerization

  • Experience implementing Docker based Deployment Architecture

  • Experience implementing and managing private register and containers orchestration with tools such as Nexus Repository Manager or Docker Register

  • 6+ years of experience with Linux administration, specifically RHEL7

  • 3-5 years of automation of systems provisioning/management and application deployment processes

  • 3+ years Ansible scripting supporting ops in a devops environment

  • Proficient in leveraging CI and CD tools to automate testing and deployment, such as Jenkins, Docker, GIT, JIRA

  • Experience working with or implementing PaaS environments

  • Most importantly, you should be a creative thinker and leader and be willing to work closely with developers and operations to enable both groups to create and deploy high quality applications faster.

You will:

  • Implement a container orchestration systems with tools such as Kubernetes or Docker EE

  • Implement, configure and manage Ansible Tower for server, application build and provisioning

  • Support and manage private registry for Docker using Nexus Repository Manager

  • Support process for pushing/pulling images to and from private Docker register

  • Develop process for updating and maintaining Docker containers

  • Lead evaluation, design, and implementation of container orchestration platform

  • Automate system provisioning/management and application deployment processes

  • Work directly with architects and developers to create supportable designs and debug problems.

  • Create infrastructure and architecture designs and implementation plans and lead the implementation with the operations team.

  • Work to continue improving existing designs and finding gaps.

  • Clearly document and maintain procedures for all established processes

  • Create and deliver knowledge sharing presentations and documentation to developers and operations teams

Required Qualifications

  • U.S. citizens/Green card ONLY due to government or federal requirement.

  • 5-7+ Years of combined system engineering and DevOps engineering experience

  • Familiar with Agile methodologies

  • Designed and implemented Ansible Tower in enterprise environment

  • Designed and implemented container based orchestration in an enterprise environment

Additional Qualifications

  • BS/MS in computer science or related field is preferred.

  • 8+ years of total experience with at least 3 years of web administration or full stack development and 2 years of cloud experience is preferred

  • Java Application and Java Application Server administration/tuning experience (e.g.: Glassfish, Weblogic, Tomcat).

  • Solid experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or VMware vCloud and/or Docker

  • Solid Linux experience (eg: Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS) with a focus on web (Apache/Nginx).

  • Experience with scripting languages (eg: BASH, Perl, Ruby) and automation tools (e.g. Ansible)

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T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA DC Washington - 441 G St NW (DCC003)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.