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DevOps Cloud Automation Engineer

Reston, VA
Location: Reston, VA or Washington, DC

Start Date: Immediately 

Who YOU are:
As a future DevOps Cloud Automation Engineer at Plus3 IT Systems, you: 
  • Are passionate about working on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule 
  • Aren’t satisfied with status quo, and regularly look for creative ways to solve problems and help your team meet commitments 
  • Are insatiably curious – you ask why, you explore, and you’re not afraid to blurt out your crazy idea 
  • Love learning new technologies and sharing them with your team 
  • Have a keen interest in using any and all appropriate tools, especially Cloud-based and Open Sourced, to solve the problem at hand 
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills, due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering teams to solve complex business problems together 
  • Use your experience and leadership skills to motive your teammates to deliver high quality results in a fast-paced work environment 
  • Are obsessed with automation, simplicity, and smooth-running systems
What you’ll be doing: 
  • Work within a team of like-minded professionals to plan and deploy critical business and mission applications in a production environment 
  • Design and implement appropriate environments for those applications, engineer suitable release management procedures and provide production support 
  • Automate the provisioning of environments
  • Design and develop automation workflows, perform unit tests and conduct review to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance, and assess the overall quality of delivered components 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other Technical discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • At least four (4) years of professional IT experience
  • TS Clearance with ability to obtain an SCI and CI poly
Required Technical Skills:
  • Unix scripting (Ruby, Perl, Python, shell)
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (PowerShell, batch)
  • DevOps Tools - Salt, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Git, Artifactory
  • Understanding of cloud- and virtualization-based technologies (AWS, VMware, Amazon Cloud, Azure)
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases
  • Massive-scale clustered systems orchestration
  • Expertise in Linux administration and automation
Plus3 IT Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law.   If you require assistance applying for any position, please contact a Plus3 IT Systems representative at
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