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Principal DevOps Engineer
* We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the US. *
ICF’s IT Modernization division is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial, technology driven department seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer. As a DevOps Engineer on our team, you’ll help develop more robust systems by building a resilient infrastructure with monitoring tools, automation, and redundancy. You will work with development teams and clients to ensure systems are effectively integrated, configured, and managed.
You will be part of an established team supporting our General Services Administration (GSA) client in Washington, DC. The ICF team at GSA performs custom software development to modernize the legacy platform into a cloud platform using modular design standards. The team works closely with clients and other contractors to ensure the performance and reliability of the Integrated Award Environment (IAE) public-facing, mission-critical applications.
Manage the end-to-end availability and performance of the Production environment by monitoring to ensure service level objectives are met
Proactively identify risks and develop engineering processes, tooling, or other solutions that reduce that risk
Continuously identify and develop automation tools to reduce manual effort and errors
Troubleshoot and analyze system issues in the application, network, and storage layers
Build solutions that manage and automate platform infrastructure and applications
Provide primary operational support and engineering for multiple large, distributed software applications
Conduct performance and load testing using tools such as JMeter
Identify opportunities for performance optimization and tuning and work with development teams to implement
Conduct post-incident reviews and root cause analysis for Production incidents
Create and maintain technical documentation, including runbooks with diagnostic procedures
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or 6 years of work experience
Excellent troubleshooting skills with the ability to research and identify root cause
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with cloud storage technologies
5+ years of experience with cloud architecture, preferably AWS
10+ years of experience with operations of large-scale enterprise systems
10+ years of experience with application development
5+ years of experience in DevOps
3+ years of experience with microservices
3+ years of experience working in an agile environment
US Citizens or Green Card Holders required due to federal contract requirements.
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of differences.
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 www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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