KEYW Corporation

DevOps Engineer

US-VA-Falls Church
3 days ago
ID
2017-6456
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

KeyW is a total solutions provider for the Intelligence Community, solving their toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full life cycle of the Intelligence Community’s mission. We employ and challenge the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming geospatial imaging into intelligence, and combating global terrorism.

Responsibilities

Job Description:

Must have prior experience with Big Data Solutions and Cloud technology. The ideal candidate believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions. The ideal candidate is passionate about the concept of infrastructure as code and leverages modern tools to define, build and manage virtual infrastructure in the cloud. Will significantly contribute to the development of custom software components and integration of open source code to address complex time series analysis problems through the use of cutting edge Big Data/ Cloud technology. Design and implement core architecture and capabilities for software from prototype to operational applications. Must understand software engineering fundamentals, OO programming, relational and time series databases, scripting knowledge and a basic level of development operations (DevOps) skill set. Apply experience working within an AGILE software development life cycle, including requirements creation, sprint planning, and grooming, etc.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • 2-4 years of experience in DevOps Engineering or Software Development (Java preferred).
  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or similar. Will consider 4 additional years of experience (in the IT field) in replacement of degree for a total of 6-8 years of experience.
  • Must have experience with Cloud related technologies such as Hadoop and NoSQL databases.
  • Must have prior experience with Distributed Computing and Big Data.
  • Have a solid understanding of Linux systems, hosts, networks, security, applications and proficiency in shell scripting (Shell/Bash, JavaScript, Python).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with AWS is highly desired.
  • Prior experience or familiarity with our Big Data Platform is a plus.
  • Data parsing/transforming techniques to include JSON, XML, CSV formats.
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.)

Location: Hanover, MD

 

Degree: B.S. in technical field

 

Clearance: Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of a polygraph. 

 

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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