Sr. DevOps Engineer

in Herndon, VA

Sr. DevOps Engineer Job

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    Herndon, VA 20170, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Sr. DevOps Engineer to join our team at our client’s site in Herndon, VA.


·       As a DevSecOps SME, you’ll own architecture, planning and delivery of key DevOps solutions for our clients

·       Drive and be accountable for technical direction and delivery on client engagements

·       Lead our Innovation Center initiatives to enhance our technology innovation capabilities

·       Mentor and coach team members to help them grow and perform their best

·       Own DevSecOps solutioning as part of proposals

·       Be a vocal and visible leader in the industry

Required Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 10+ years of programming experience, including:

o  5+ years experience in working within software engineer team who leveraged DevOps with development

o  5+ years experience in at least two of the following fields in information security, computer, information science or related fields

·       Expertise in a wide variety of open source and COTS technologies and tools

·       Expertise in implementing and integrating CI/CD Tools from the ground up, such as Atlassian (JIRA and Confluence), Github, Jenkins, Ansible, Artifactory, Docker, Kubernetes, Selenium, SonarQube, Gatling, JMeter, JUnit, AMP, aChecker, Jaws, Netsparker, OWASP ZAP, Tenable Nessus, Splunk, Prometheus, CloudWatch, New Relic, Grafana, Slack/Google Hangouts Chat

·       Experience automating operations and workflows

·       Strong background in Amazon Web Service (AWS), MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB Apache, NGINX, PHP

·       Experience writing deployment scripts in languages such as Python, Shell, AWS Cloud Formation, Groovy, and Golang

·       Expertise with code testing and deployment

·       A recognized certification in the Information Security field - CISM, CISSP etc.

·       AWS Professional Solutions Architect or AWS Security Specialty Certification

Desired Qualifications:

·       Strong background working in an Agile development environment, collaborating with Application Development and Architecture Teams

·       Experience with service-oriented architecture, web services, microservices, Application Programming Interfaces

·       Experience working in a High Availability environment with 99.99%+ uptime

·       Strong grasp of automation tools

·       Independently lead large scale technology initiatives

·       Ability to influence and negotiate

·       Master’s degree in a STEM related field


·       Ability to obtain Public Trust (MBI) Clearance

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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