7520 Standish Place, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20855

Title: Linux Engineer
Client: Department of State
Duration: Permanent

Description: RHEL, Red Hat OpenShift Platform SME will have expert level knowledge and experience in CI/CD with OpenShift. Ideally, someone who will be able to gather requirements from the stakeholders, create architectural design, and implement OpenShift in highly demanding environment. To be successful in this role, the candidate will have 16+ years of experience in IT, detailed oriented, a team player, has good troubleshooting skills, and is willing to learn.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The contractor support shall include, but is not limited to:
• The candidate should have demonstrated CI/CD OpenShift experience working at a client site in a high stress environment and deliver measurable results
• Experience designing and managing CI/CD OpenShift  systems in multi-datacenter environments, with HA and DR design experience
• Be a subject matter expert on OpenShift and container platform, & CI/CD in general
• Perform day to day support for OpenShift Container Platform
• Manage all aspects of CI/CD OpenShift environment, including installation, upgrade, patching, and monitoring
• Must have good scripting experience in at least one of the scripting languages (bash, perl, python, ruby)
• Be an excellent DevOps team member to integrate CI/CD pipelines with OpenShift
• Provide technical leadership and technical guidance on all things CI/CD OpenShift
• Participate in internal workshops and provide presentations of the proposed CI/CD solutions
• Hands on experience working with Openshift 3.x, 4.x – RBAC, AD/LDAP Integration, CI/CD, Secret Management, Image Scanning, Certificates, SSL/TSL
• Provide T3 level engineering support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment
• Assist in troubleshooting CI/CD related tasks in OpenShift & Jenkins
• Working knowledge of Nexus, Docker, Maven, Jenkins, SonarQube, gitlab is a must
• Understand all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, Configuration Management, quality assurance, and release management
• The candidate must be able to deliver technical documentation and user documentation as required
• This position may require occasional off hours support to perform upgrades and patches
• Must be a team player

Extensive Knowledge and Experience in a Linux high level of Red Hat:

10+ years Red Hat Engineer/Systems Administrator
6+ years with OpenShift, Ansible, Docker, Puppet, Kubernetes, Bash, Python, Ruby
16+ years required experience in Information Technology, hardware, software, development

Optional/Preferred: vCenter, CEPH (Object storage), RH Satellite, VMWare vSphere, VRealize, Jenkins, Nexus Repository Manager, Maven, HAProxy, Apache Web Server, Gitlab, PostgreSQL

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