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Columbia, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R1900891

Devops Engineer

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is looking for a DevOps Engineer to fill a key role in our team based in Elkridge, MD. We are a data-driven technology firm determined to create intuitive solutions that inspire and serve real purpose. We value people who use their intelligence and passion to inspire their teammates and make an impact on our customers.

• Maintain highly scalable and reliable enterprise applications using Web technologies cloud technologies such as Azure Functions and Lambda
• Package and deploy applications for production, and maintain CI/CD pipeline and process
• Deploy software components to support data enrichment and transformation in a high traffic transactional data and data warehouse environment
• Provide technical and business explanation and justification for architectural, and design approaches
• Maintain Azure platform for expansive application within an Agile framework. Recommend additional capabilities and best practices architectures, and engineering solutions.
• Creates/updates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products
• Maintain and utilize scripts in PowerShell and CLI to preform automated workloads in Azure.
• Maintain, architect and configuring Virtual Networks in Azure.
• Troubleshooting, maintain and configure service accounts.
• Development and implement vulnerability remediation strategies. Configuration and execution of vulnerability and web application scans.
• Automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening.• Write process requirements, technical design documents, and standard operating procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Must have working knowledge of Oracle Database, SQL Server database management, and knowledge of IaaS/PaaS management for the following products: IBM, Oracle Database, BEA WebLogic, DataMirror, COGNOS ReportNet, Sun Identity Management Suite, JAVA, JVM, J2EE, Snowflake, Databricks, and Barracuda NGFW.
  • 1-2 years of experience with maintain Azure workloads as a DevOps engineer in an Agile environment.
  • 1-2 years of experience as SCM/release engineer, or in a position with demonstrated similar skill sets and responsibilities
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience with configuration management technologies (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or similar)
  • Strong experience with Unix/Linux system administration especially in Ubuntu and Redhat
  • Experience working with CI/CD process and tools, testing frameworks and practices (preferably GitHub, Jenkins/Bamboo, Mocha/Karma, SonarQube, etc.)
  • Experience in automating manual processes using a scripting language such as Unix Shells (bash, ksh) and Ant
  • Ability to collaborate with team members, developers, QA and ownership teams to resolve issues
  • Experience with WebSphere application server
  • Good working experience on Web Services, REST/JSON Services
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture development and implementation
  • Experience and understanding of architectural principles and frameworks (MVC)
  • Strong knowledge of database design principals
  • Strong experience with maintaining relational databases across geographical regions including Oracle/DB2/MySQL/SQL Server and PL/SQL queries, Stored Procedures
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment to meet aggressive goals and pre-defined measurement criteria
  • Creative approach to problem solving


  • Experience working on a team using Scrum or other Agile project framework
  • Experience with both Azure and AWS

Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
  • Should be extremely facts and data oriented.
  • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
  • High Energy Levels. Should be self-driven.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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