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DevOps Systems Engineer

Alexandria Permanent / Full Time

I'm Darren, a dedicated recruiter specializing in the technology industry. If you're seeking top talent to drive your business forward, I'm here to help. With a deep understanding of the tech landscape and a passion for connecting talent with opportunities, I partner with companies like yours to solve staffing challenges and deliver exceptional results.Here's why I'm the right choice to support your hiring needs:Industry Expertise: With extensive knowledge of the technology sector, I stay on top of trends and talent demands. I understand your unique requirements, whether in software development, AI, biotechnology or any other tech field. I source candidates with the specialized skills and expertise your industry demands.Tailored Solutions: I believe in personalized recruitment strategies. By understanding your culture, values, and hiring goals, I create customized approaches that align with your needs. I find candidates who possess the right technical skills and fit seamlessly into your team, fostering a culture of innovation.Access to Top Talent: My extensive network and connections within the technology industry give me access to a diverse pool of top-tier candidates. I identify exceptional talent and conduct thorough assessments to ensure they meet your technical requirements and align with your organization.Streamlined Process: I understand the importance of efficiency. Leveraging innovative tools and data-driven methodologies, I save you time and resources. I present you with a curated selection of qualified candidates, managing the process from sourcing to onboarding for a seamless experience.Trusted Partnership: Building long-term partnerships is at the heart of my approach. I become an extension of your team, invested in your success. I understand your goals, challenges, and aspirations, providing strategic guidance throughout the hiring process. Your satisfaction is my priority.Let's connect to discuss your unique hiring needs and how I can help you find talented professionals who will fuel your growth and success in the ever-evolving world of technology. Together, we can elevate your team and drive innovation in your organization.

Recruiter :
Darren Nelson

Darren Nelson
  • CI/CD Expert: Lead Jenkins-based CI/CD pipeline development.
  • Tool Integration: Seamlessly integrate DevOps tools for efficient deployment.
  • Innovate in Cloud: Contribute to cutting-edge cloud projects in a dynamic team.

DevOps Systems Engineer - Cloud Innovation Specialist

Location: Herndon, VA (On-site)

Experience Level: Mid-Senior (10+ Years)

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Job Function: Information Technology

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Compensation: Competitive 

Relocation Assistance: Yes

Visa Sponsorship Eligibility: No

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI CI Poly is required at the time of hire.


About Us: We are currently assisting one of our prestigious clients in their search for a talented and experienced DevOps Systems Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team focused on cutting-edge cloud innovation projects.

Key Skills:

  • Devsecops
  • Jenkins
  • AWS Environments (Linux EC2, RDS, CloudFormation, Elasticsearch, etc.)
  • CI/CD build and deploy pipelines
  • DevOps Tool Integration (SonarQube, Fortify, Jenkins, Robot Framework/Selenium, Artifactory)
  • Bash and Python scripting
  • Git for Source Control
  • Java or Python

Job Description: As a DevOps Systems Engineer, you will play a crucial role in developing and enhancing CI/CD build and deploy pipelines, integrating tools seamlessly, and troubleshooting any integration issues that arise. The ideal candidate will be adept at working with various tools within the DevOps process and possess a proactive approach to problem-solving.


  • Development of CI/CD Build and Deployment Pipelines:Write/modify Jenkins-based groovy scripts
  • Write/update CloudFormation scripts
  • Troubleshoot pipeline issues across Jenkins and AWS Environments
  • Document key features for developer use
  • Contribute to process improvement scripts
  • Integration of Tools into the Pipeline:Collaborate with development teams to incorporate new microservices
  • Automate installations of COTS products into the architecture
  • Debugging Integration Issues:Identify and address deployment issues
  • Monitor AWS services and develop scripts for continuous monitoring
  • DevOps Tool Integration:Collaborate on the integration of various tools for the DevOps process


  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience OR PhD with 4 years of relevant experience (Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Experience with Linux Environments
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (Bash and Python)
  • Strong problem-solving and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Git for Source Control
  • DevSecOps orientation with Infrastructure as Code mindset
  • Active CompTIA Security+ CE Certification (or equivalent DoD IAT Level 2 cert)
  • 100% onsite position - NO EXCEPTIONS
  • TS/SCI CI Poly


  • Experience with CloudFormation, Elasticsearch
  • Basic understanding of an Object-Oriented Programming Language (preferably Java or Python)
  • Experience integrating Jenkins and Docker for automated CI/CD pipelines
  • Basic understanding of Kubernetes or OpenShift Container Platform

Comments for Suppliers: Position is 100% onsite - NO EXCEPTIONS. Must be indoc'd before starting.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking projects and advance your career in a dynamic and collaborative environment. Join us in pushing the boundaries of cloud innovation!

Referral reward: $500

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