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Sr. DevOps Delivery Engineer - Federal DODat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 19002257
Updated: Oct 25, 2019
Location: Detroit, MI, United States

 

The Senior DevOps Delivery Engineers at CDWG team with other Engineers on highly visible, technically challenging projects and offerings.  This engineer will be responsible for Installing, configuring and maintaining a scalable and high availability vRA virtual environment utilizing VMware vRealize suite. The position is Federally focused and the engineer will need to operate within a Department of Defense/Classified environment. 



Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Regularly interface with technical and business staff of customers, including the project sponsor and stakeholders of projects in more complex engagements.
  • Serve as technical point of contact on customer engagements.
  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work.
  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates.
  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer’s satisfaction and approval.
  • Educate the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life.
  • Responsible for design, implementation, and troubleshooting the customer’s endpoint/user environment.
  • Expertise in VMWare’s vRealize Suite (vRA and vRO), 
  • Experience with automation in an enterprise environment with the mindset of a DevOps Engineer, SRE, or an Automation Developer.
  • Conduct throughput analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning.
  • Participate in various client projects intended to continually improve/upgrade the security posture the client’s user environments. 
  • Assist in the management of projects using CDWG's project management methodology.
  • Work with Professional Services Managers, OEMs, Project Managers and customers to manage expectations and timelines to ensure expectations and commitments are being met.
  • Educates the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life.
 

Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent years of military service
  • 7 years of delivery experience, including  2 to 3 years in automating workflows for all technology bricks including VMs, databases, middleware, network components
  • Experience in Shell scripting, PowerShell, JavaScript, SOAP, REST, JSON
  • BladeLogic, Ansible, Chef, Puppet experience desirable
  • 7 years of Federal and/or DoD experience
  • 5 years of Cyber Security experience (security analytics, SOC experience)
  • DoD 8570 level II IAT Certification (Security+, SSCP, CCNA Security, etc.)
  • DoD/OPM Top Secret Clearance (TS), SCI Eligible

Other Required Qualifications

  • Understanding and familiarity with VMware NSX in the vRA environment
  • Strong experience implementing best practices within a vRealize Automation (vRA) environment.
  • Experience with operating, maintaining, optimizing, and expanding the virtual infrastructure to support vRA and third-party plugins and API's.
  • Experience in integrations using built workflows in VMware Orchestrator
  • General knowledge of Virtual Server management and related technologies/processes such as storage, networking, management, monitoring, security, performance, capacity, and availability.
  • Working Knowledge of Windows Client Server Operating systems & Active Directory
  • Understanding of cloud related technologies.
  • Demonstrate understanding and appropriate application of DoD policy and technical security guidance to information systems. A solid understanding of Windows systems administration, general operating system security practices.
  • Experience with implementing Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs) within a Department of Defense environment. 
  • Experience with remediating identified Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) within DoD systems
  • Willing to travel (50 - 75%)
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent attention to details.
  • Abilities to work independently and to manage time effectively.
  • Effective communication skills with an appreciation for the appropriate ways to interact with managers, coworkers, customers and vendors.
Preferred Qualifications
  • VMware Certified Professional: Cloud Management and Automation
  • Experience with Linux System Administration - RHEL (Intermediate) 
  • Understanding of cloud technologies including VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Solid understanding of infrastructure and various platforms and challenges faced with working across teams managing each area
  • Experience in integrations using built workflows in VMware Orchestrator
  • General knowledge of Virtual Server management and related technologies/processes such as storage, networking, management, monitoring, security, performance, capacity, and availability.
  • Working Knowledge of Windows Client Server Operating systems & Active Directory
  • Understanding of cloud related technologies.

Job Category: Delivery Engineering
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 75%

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