Octo Consulting Group DevOps Engineer in Reston, Virginia

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our growing team at our headquarters site in Reston, VA. On this project you will have the opportunity develop, integrate and rapidly deploy geospatial applications that support commercial navigation, humanitarian relief and disaster response, military operations, and national security users. These applications will support big data analytics, vector tile services, and rapid geospatial data provisioning to support event and crisis response. Come work as part of a “balanced team” that includes the design, development, DevOps, and product ownership skillsets required to effectively build applications users crave.

DevOps Engineer Responsibilities: Support tools in a continuous integration pipeline to automate and/or scale deployment of capabilities. Create scripts and templates to build cloud based development and deployment patterns for software engineers. Troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, monitoring and operations issues. Work with government delivery platform architects on software and system optimization, helping to remove potential performance bottlenecks. Clear communication skills are required. Astute ability in writing 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, to the Government is the culture. This competency is required to further test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization. Recommendation of improvements to existing software applications as necessary.

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical experience.

  • 4 years’ experience in software administration, with strong knowledge in at least one preferred scripting language such as Python, PHP, or Perl.

  • Experience in 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

Desired Skills

  • MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical experience.

  • 5 years’ experience in software administration or software environment administration, with strong knowledge in at least one preferred scripting language such as Python, PHP, or Perl.

  • 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)

  • Possesses a TS//SCI level, or above, security clearance

Education: BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical experience

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services. We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers. We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only

  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role

  • US citizenship required as per potential clearance requirements

  • Relocation will not be offered

  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment

  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical experience.

  • 4 years’ experience in software administration, with strong knowledge in at least one preferred scripting language such as Python, PHP, or Perl.

  • Experience in 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

Desired Skills

  • MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical experience.

  • 5 years’ experience in software administration or software environment administration, with strong knowledge in at least one preferred scripting language such as Python, PHP, or Perl.

  • 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)

  • Possesses a TS//SCI level, or above, security clearance

Education: BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical experience

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services. We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers. We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only

  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role

  • US citizenship required as per potential clearance requirements

  • Relocation will not be offered

  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment

  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation