DevOps Engineer (Remote)

1 month ago
RemoteApex Life Sciences.

Apex Systems, America’s second largest technical staffing firm, has an opportunity for a  Mid-Tier/DevOps Developer  with a DoD client in beautiful Southwest Virginia. This is a fast-paced, cutting edge data center offering room for advancement, professional and technical growth and long term stability.

Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense Interim Secret Security Clearance as a condition of employment

Location:  Radford, VA (Low cost of living, beautiful scenery)

Terms:  Long Term W2 Contract

Benefits for this project:  PTO and Paid Holidays, Short/Long term disability, 401k plan, Health/Dental/Vision, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts

Key Aspects:

  • Project Details:  This position is for a full-time mid-tier engineer who will be responsible for all facets of engineering and administering the mid-tier. This includes architecting infrastructure, installing and configuring Application and Web Servers, Portals, and associated software products and operating system configuration in LINUX, UNIX and Windows environments. 
  • Environment:  Large, multifaceted data center, multi-customer site
  • Additional Aspects: Strong growth potential (transition towards lead/architecure down the road), technical training (i.e. Pluralsight license), certification discounts (CompTIA, Microsoft and Cisco), potential remote work flexibility 
  • Key Requirements:  Server Design/administration, Development Background
  • Why APEX?

  • We offer weekly pay, direct deposit, competitive pay rates, PTO and paid holidays
  • Health/Medical benefits, Life Insurance, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Discounts to most major certification programs, access to multiple technical training platforms and programs
  • Why SW Virginia?

  • Beautiful scenery-- Blue Ridge Parkway!
  • Low cost of living
  • Access to many major cities on the east coast within a few hours ((2hr 20 min to Charlotte, 4hr to DC, 3hr to Richmond)
  • Position Description:

    This position is for a full-time mid-tier engineer who will be responsible for all facets of engineering and administering the mid-tier. This includes architecting infrastructure, installing and configuring Application and Web Servers, Portals, and associated software products and operating system configuration in LINUX, UNIX and Windows environments. Once deployed, responsible for maintaining the infrastructure to meet availability and performance standards. Assists in the scheduling of deployment activity as well as new installations of mid-tier infrastructure. Responsible for developing security standards in the mid-tier and ensuring all systems and applications meet ARMY security requirements. Candidate will be responsible for development and maintenance of mid-tier system monitoring and administrative dashboards to ensure a proactive approach to system management. Thorough knowledge of the Cyber Command Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) processes and procedures. Know how to perform a Security Readiness Review (SRR) and document the SRR findings in a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) document.

      Required skills:

  • Proven experience working with customers and ability to gather and document requirements in a large enterprise environment.
  • Knowledge of Application Server architecture in a large enterprise environment using WebLogic, WebSphere, or similar class server systems.
  • Must possess a familiarity of the Java or C# programming languages to assist developers in debugging applications
  • Background in a Web Application Server environment in a substantially large enterprise.
  • Bachelor Degree in technical field or related discipline
  • Strong communication skills to communicate systems proposals to management and customers and provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems
  • Strong organization skills to prioritize work, balance and lead complex projects
  • Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, subordinates, and team members
  • Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Ability to integrate complex hardware and software systems
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a global team
  •   Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of Python and PowerShell is a plus.
  • Broad experience working in a Linux and Windows environment.
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