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Federal - DevOps Engineer

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington, VA - Arlington

Job Number: 00477020

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Organization:   Accenture Federal  / Advanced Technology & Architecture

Location:          Arlington, VA / Washington, DC

Great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time. So you can change how people work and live.

 

Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.

 

Technology professionals implement and lead highly complex technology projects. Working with clients, they design, develop and deliver innovative technology solutions that drive high performance. These professionals may build, test, install and maintain software across a variety of projects and industries, working with leading enterprise applications such as SAP, Siebel, PeopleSoft and Oracle or with custom-built applications, and they are involved in a wide range of challenging global technology projects.

 

Advanced Technology & Architecture professionals are responsible for delivering technology innovation and providing the backbone of our systems integration business.  In this role you will have a primary skill focus on translating a business need into a robust and integrated technology solution.  

DevOps Engineer will provide guidance and help design, configure, implement, maintain and monitor systems that in turn support development continuous delivery systems for major government agencies. The Engineer will interact with the client, AFS teams, and supporting contractors in a dynamic environment, defining and delivering DevOps capabilities, and will have ample opportunity to learn new capabilities and have an immediate impact.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop maintain, and troubleshoot automated change management, build/deployment, code quality assurance, and unit/functional/integration test systems
  • Work to continuously improve speed, efficiency and scalability of the build and test systems
  • Work across project teams to ensure continuous operation of build and test systems
  • Automate wherever feasible
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships and communication channels with development, test, and operations teams
  • Actively seek opportunities to implement improvements to internal team processes
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the agency’s system development life cycle

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 4 years of Information Technology Experience
  • Minimum 1 year of Object Oriented or Procedural Programming
  • Minimum 2 year of Scripting (Python, Perl, Unix/Linux Shell, Go, Javascript, and/or PowerShell)
  • Minimum 2 years of hands on experience with complex architectures with architecture tools in one or more of the following Maven, Jenkins, Bamboo, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Zookeeper, Sonar, Gerrit, Splunk, Selenium, Zenoss, New Relic, AppDynamics, Nagios, Sensu, Nexus, Artifactory
  • Minimum 1 year of hands on experience with either virtualization technologies (VMWare, HyperV) and/or container technologies (Docker, Mesos) and/or cloud technologies (OpenStack, AWS, Azure) 

 Preferred Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Familiarity with:
    • JEE application development and JEE application servers (e.g. JBoss)
    • build-time dependency management (e.g. Maven, Ivy)
    • unit testing and code-coverage tools (e.g. Sonar)
    • functional or performance test automation techniques and tools
    • database change automation tools (e.g. Liquibase, Flyway)
    • release workflow automation (e.g. UrbanCode, Release Automation)
    • design patterns using OS container virtualization (e.g. Docker, Jails)  and container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, OpenShift)
    • performance and log analytics platforms (e.g. New Relic, Zenoss, Nagios, Splunk, ELK)

 

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.




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