DevOps Engineer/System Administrator

2 months ago
$60 - $70/hour (Estimated)Herndon, VAEkinSol

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience building automated pipelines
  • Worked with container technologies in production
  • Extensive experience with OpenShift and Docker (including Compose)
  • Experience with Varnish for a content-heavy website
  • Systems Administration including configuration of RHEL firewalls
  • Experience with NGINX
  • Worked with open source monitoring and metrics tools
  • Full end-to-end understanding of CI/CD pipeline and how to assess them from a security point of view
  • Communication skills and the ability to explain complex problems in understandable language
  • Self-motivated with the ability to complete long-term tasks with minimal supervision

Desired Skills:

Experience with any of the following is a plus:

  • Ruby on Rails including: performance tuning, deployment management, and configuration management (especially with Github/Dockerhub)
  • MySQL (installation, configuration, deployment, basic monitoring)
  • Reporting (traffic, load, memory footprint, downtime, error rates)


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or other related scientific or technical discipline
  • Requires minimum of 5 years of IT experience

Job Type: Contract

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely