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DevOps Engineer in Richmond, VA



I am Avinash Singh, a technical recruiter at NEA Consulting. I came across your profile on one of the job portals and I have a job opening for the below mentioned position. Please go through the Job Description below and let me know your comfort level regarding the job title and the location.


Position: DevOps Engineer

Location: Richmond, VA

Duration: 6+ Months


Job description:

Automate build, release/deployment, manual processes and workflows

Perform a variety of technical and administrative duties in overall systems design,

development, and delivery by supporting the project team needs related to DevOps

Ensure that software builds happen predictably, consistently and reliably

Manage risks and resolve issues that affect scope, schedule, and quality

Work in conjunction with DTS, engineering, and business groups to understand

functionality, scalability, performance, security, and integration requirements

Support and improve our tools, infrastructure, and processes that support rapid and

reliable delivery of high-quality software to our production service

Advocate for improving our build and release toolchain

Support deployment activities of development and production releases including

troubleshooting of release blockers such as infrastructure, configuration, and code

Develop and implement instrumentation for monitoring the health and availability of

services including fault detection, alerting, triage, and recovery (automated and manual)

Assist development of troubleshooting system and software issues in all environments

Work closely with development teams to create processes and tools that provide

immediate feedback on source changes

Write effective documentation. Develop, improve, and thoroughly document operational

practices and procedures

Manage and appropriately escalates delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes

associated to the product development initiatives

Remain current on industry specific knowledge and emerging technology

Other duties as assigned

About You

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and two plus years of building

and maintaining production systems on AWS using EC2, RDS, S3, ELB, Cloud

Formation, etc. and familiarity interacting with AWS APIs or equivalent work experience

or any combination of skills, experience with training and/or certification

Solid understanding of fundamental technologies like DNS, Load Balancing, SSL,

TCP/IP, networking and security best practices

Experience analyzing and resolving performance, scalability and reliability issues

Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Understanding of Network & Switches, VPN, Direct Connect, Routing, Firewall

Knowledge of Hybrid Cloud environment and strong scripting skills

Experience of DevOps with AWS and good to have knowledge of tools like Jenkins,

ANT, Maven, JIRA, Confluence, etc.

Experience in monitoring and setting up alerting for Cloud components

Strong analytical skills to solve problems

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred: DevOps certified solutions architect is a plus

Perform work required for this position in an office environment

Remain sedentary for significant periods of time

Must be able to communicate in both written and verbal formats (i.e. email, letters, etc.)

Must be able to have a regular and predictable on-site attendance for a highly interactive


Must be able to use a personal computer

Avoid the silo effect where a lack of communication can cause a change in one area of a

system to adversely affect another area of the system

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments, and competing priorities in a

rapidly growing, fast-paced environment

Ability to develop and promote effective working relationships with all levels of Agency


Ability to assess and identify dependencies and actions needed to successfully perform

work as assigned

Ability to be highly impactful while working as a team

Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of


Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems

Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

Ability to communicate with diverse business communities



Avinash Singh |Technical Recruiter|NEA Consulting Inc.
609-478-0028(Phone)| 609-452-1505 (Fax)


12 Roszel Road Suite 204-C | Princeton, NJ -08540


“In my absence please email: anil.n@nea-consulting.com or call on: 609-478-0014”