U.Group is an advanced technology and creative design company radically focused on using customer-centric innovation to create new opportunities in the public and private sectors. Working collaboratively out of offices in Arlington, VA, Washington, DC, Portland, OR, and in the heart of the action at client sites—U.Group delivers best-in-class digital services, powerful data platforms, augmented reality solutions, integrated marketing strategies, bundled services, and more. To learn more, visit www.U.Group.
DevOps Engineer – Washington DC Metropolitan Area
U.Group was recently awarded a project to provide development, security, and operations (DevSecOps) services that include artificial intelligence / machine learning (AI/ML) to support an office within the Department of Homeland Security. On this team, you will be operating and modernizing complex, legacy, large-scale, Internet facing websites and IT systems in the cloud using forward-thinking, modern, open source technologies and backend system. You will perform the full suite of DevSecOps tasks in AWS cloud environment using agile methodologies, including participating in creating user stories for both business functionality and technical requirements and defining, but not limited to acceptance criteria; estimating the size of stories; designing solutions including business/system/data architecture.
U.Group is looking for an experienced DevSecOps engineers who have experience in configuration management, operational monitoring, and/or Cloud Proficiency. Junior leve candidates would have strong experience in one of these three, while Principal level candidates should have strong experience in all three. Continuous monitoring of team needs will lead to training opportunities to advance your level within the team over this 3 year client contract period.
What it takes:
Operational Monitoring experience in:
Cloud watch or cloud trial
ELK stack or splunk
Time series databases and/or capacity management
Experience with cloud formation or terra form
Linux or Unix (bash scripting)
Continuous integration tools: presently on Jenkins, moving to Concourse
Cloud proficiency in IaaS od PaaS
Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
ECS, Kubernetes, Openshift
Have at least one popular open source project in Github
Due to nature of our work, a US Citizenship and ability to obtain a clearance
Life at U.Group
We encourage our colleagues to lead balanced lives. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flexible spending, 20 days paid time off, and paid holidays. We also offer:
Flex Time and Remote Work Options
Education reimbursement program
Transit/parking subsidy program
Parental Leave Policy
Professional Development Program
401(k) with Company Match
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
U.Group shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.