Java Job: Devops Engineer

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Lucidus Solutions, LLC
United States of America


Remote Position
(From Everywhere/No Office Location)

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Java Job Details

Benefits Summary

  • Competitive base salary plus bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Retirement benefits with employer contributions
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term disability

Our Company

Lucidus Solutions, LLC ("Lucidus") is an Information Technology company dedicated to supporting its clients as a trusted partner and advisor. We bring the management, resources, expertise, and tools to develop simple and practical yet creative and innovative solutions to meet the business demands of our clients. Since our founding in 2006, the Lucidus team has earned a reputation for providing exceptional support to clients with an emphasis on customer service.

Lucidus’ staff retention rates reflect our interest in employees’ well-being and career development. We create a professional environment that ensures a return on the effort that you invest – whether that’s building new capabilities, expanding existing business, or generating new business. We want to hear our team’s good ideas – Lucidus leadership is dedicated to maintaining a collective company vision and is enthusiastic about innovation.

Position Description

Lucidus is searching for a DevOps Engineer that focuses on delivering leading-edge, cloud-based solutions for a federal customer that is dedicated to improving health outcomes for cancer patients across the globe. We seek an experienced professional who shares our passion for solving complex cancer research challenges through the delivery of innovative, cloud-based systems that raise the ceiling for a wide network of cancer research communities.

The DevOps Engineer will work in an environment that is predicated on strong corporate culture and collaborative partner and customer engagements. A strong background in cloud computing, software release automation, cybersecurity, and team management will provide the experience and expertise required to lead a team of like-minded professionals.

This is a full-time remote/telecommute position.

To apply, send a resume to [email protected]. Please include “Senior DevOps Engineer” in the subject of your email.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment of cloud-based applications and infrastructure to support cloud-based customer solutions.
  • Elevate program velocity by instantiating a software delivery pipeline that automates and standardizes build, text, release, and deployment activities across the program.
  • Collaborate with teams throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure timely delivery of cloud resources, contribute to solution design, and provide support in troubleshooting issues.
  • Maximize project automation and standardization throughout the product lifecycle using configuration management and infrastructure as code (IaC) frameworks, libraries, and tools. Amplify program standardization and reusability by publishing modules, constructs, and reusable code to program “InnerSource” repositories.
  • Contribute to continuous monitoring strategies that provide a single-pane-of-glass perspective of system health across the program by leveraging commercial observability solutions to monitor system metrics, logs, traces, and network activity.
  • Lead incident response and disaster recovery activates for detected system outages. Conduct root-cause analysis and provide continuous improvement practices to increase fault tolerance of released systems.
  • Reinforce cybersecurity practices by implementing security automation in software delivery pipelines for cloud-native and container-based systems, producing threat models, and contributing to customer compliance initiatives.
  • Contribute to program and project planning exercises and processes by decomposing large, complex initiatives into actionable tasks, defining task dependencies, and offering level-of-effort estimates.
  • Disseminate knowledge to team members through coaching and mentorship, technical documentation, and leadership by example.

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Five or more years of experience working with cloud platforms, preferably Amazon Web Services (AWS) and proficient in the subjects of container management, inner-VPC networking, and identity and access management.
  • Five or more years of experience provisioning cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) frameworks, libraries, and tools, such as CloudFormation, Pulimi, and Terraform (preferred).
  • Five or more years of experience automating configuration management for cloud-hosted resources using tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible (preferred).
  • Five or more years of experience configuring and using CI/CD systems to automate integration, delivery, and deployment of solutions. Jenkins experience preferred.
  • Expert in creating, managing, monitoring, securing, and troubleshooting Docker images, and experience delivering to cloud container-based compute services (such as AWS ECS hosted on Fargate).
  • Familiarity with at least one commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) observability platform, such as DataDog, New Relic, Sumo Logic, etc., and experience instrumenting systems to collect and deliver logs, metrics, and traces.
  • Proficiencies with Linux operating systems and bash scripting.
  • Strong written, visual, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to obtain a public trust clearance

Desired Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  • Experience programming in languages such as Python, Ruby, Go, Swift, Java, .Net, C++ or similar object-oriented language
  • Understanding of automated security scanning concepts and technology associated with static application security testing (SAST), dynamic application security testing (DAST), interactive application security testing (IAST), and software composition analysis (SCA).

Benefits Summary

  • Competitive base salary plus bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Retirement benefits with employer contributions
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term disability