DevOps Engineer

Albuquerque, NM 87101

Posted: 09/10/2023 Employment Type: CTH or Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 26207 Pay Range: $130,000-$150,000 Remote Friendly: No

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our Client's team.


Seeking a DevOps Engineer to support the IT program at a major national laboratory in New Mexico. The Systems Mission Engineering Center is an organization that develops distributed sensing systems. This project spans several departments. The organization provides server administration, architecture design implementation SW Integration and development, server support, systems integration, and network engineering.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify, setup, integrate, evaluate, and maintain tools to build and optimize the system workflow to create reproducible and predictable environments
  • Advance configuration management and testing frameworks of our software and platform code
  • Seek opportunities to automate processes as much as possible for continuous integration and continuous delivery, enabling better consistency and maintainability
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, identify, and solve issues to support complex testbed and system infrastructures in a classified environment that are used by multiple software development, platform development, and testing teams
  • Partner with architects, developers, technical leads, and integration test teams to understand system and project-level requirements, develop vision, design solutions, and deliver high-quality tested software applications while ensuring we meet customer expectations

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Management Information Systems, Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant STEM field and 7 years of experience or equivalent education (MS plus 3 years' relevant experience)
  • Experience with QA testing
  • Experience with the following:
  • Scripting languages (e.g. Python and Bash)
  • Debug tools and techniques for analysis and data collection
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Pipeline
  • Configuration Management (GitLab preferred)
  • Software engineering and testing practices (unit and integration testing) for applications written in modern programming languages (e.g. C++, Python, Java)
  • Unix/Linux operating environments
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment, including sound technical communication
  • Analytical and technical problem-solving skills leading to experience with problem identification, root cause analysis, and implementing solutions

Desired Skills:

  • Certified in any of the following: CAST, ISTQB INCOSE, Security+ and/or RHEL
  • Experience with the following:
  • Creating and running tests to assess compliance with customer requirements
  • Automated verification and validation techniques and technologies
  • Build, automation, orchestration, virtualization, continuous integration, and continuous delivery (example of using tools such as Jenkins, Git, Ansible, Docker, vSphere and CMake)
  • Containerization (Docker preferred)
  • Large-scale (1M+ lines of code) systems
  • Practicing Agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum)
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Ability to understand, assess and implement processes to meet cyber requirements for computer systems, software, and networks
  • Participating with requirements decomposition and providing project level effort estimations
  • Ability to develop and manage integrated solution roadmaps
  • Real-time processing of sensor data
  • Working on one or more US Government programs
  • Mentoring others

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain an active US DOE Q-level security clearance

Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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