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Websphere Admin / DevOps Engineer

Company: Leidos Inc
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Come join one of our high performing teams responsible for building the next-generation enterprise APIs and modern applications to modernize the speed at which business is done. We serve the Social Security Administration (SSA) and their mission to meet the changing needs of the public, positively impacting at least 65 million American lives per month. Be part of the mission solution and help lead SSA's Digital Modernization Strategy. We are a team of forward-looking professionals in need of a strong candidate with these key required skills:WebSphere Application Server Administration, UrbanCode Deploy, Ansible Automation, Java development.Do you have most of these key required skills, education, or experience? Do you want to learn more about our current on-going telework posture? Are you an US citizen, US resident, or Visa candidate and think you might fit? We recommend you apply and start the conversation today! Join us in supporting our SSA contracts in Woodlawn, Maryland.Team Culture: Your passion and values might be a good fit for our teams if you answer "yes" to the following questions:

  • Are you looking for a company that puts employees first, with a focus on career, flexibility, and well-being?
  • Do you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and teammates and believe that the best ideas are fostered in an inclusive environment?
  • Are you searching for a team with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive for daily mission success?
  • Are you comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership?
  • Do you enjoy being a catalyst, solving complex problems, and providing innovative solutions?
  • Do you have the flexibility, creativity, and resilience to pivot the mission for success?
  • Do you have the courage to make tough ethical decisions with pride, transparency, and respect?Mentorship & Career Growth: Our teams are dedicated to supporting new team members in an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Experienced engineers will be assigned to new hires for one-on-one mentoring, collaborative code reviews, and coaching on customer engagement to help each new hire successfully onboard and demonstrate their skills. Projects and tasks are assigned in a way that leverages your strengths and will help you further develop your skillset.Foundation for Success (Basic Qualifications):This experience is the foundation a candidate needs to be successful in this position:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field
    • Masters or Doctorate degree may substitute for required experience
    • 4 to 6 years of experience with software development including deployment, automation, systems/application analysis and design
    • 3+ years of combined experience with Application Server Administration (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Liberty)
    • 2+ years of combined experience with UrbanCode Deploy
    • 1+ year of experience with Ansible automationFactors to Help You Shine (Required Skills):These skills will help you succeed in this position:
      • Hands-on experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server administration in Linux.
      • Solid experience automating application deployments for WebSphere using IBM UrbanCode Deploy.
      • Strong experience in automating tasks scripting languages like Shell, Python.
      • Experience developing build scripts using Apache Ant and Apache Maven.
      • Basic experience with configuration management and provisioning tools (Ansible automation, CloudFormation / Terraform)
      • Basic knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) administration
      • Solid experience with version control software such as Git/Bitbucket.
      • Basic knowledge with Java EE, Java generics, and concurrent programmingHow to Stand Out from the Crowd (Desired Skills)Showcase your knowledge of modern development using data streaming and event-based architecture through the following experience or skills:
        • Experience using Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins.
        • Knowledge of IBM Content Manager administration
        • AWS cloud certifications
        • Solid experience with PaaS using Red Hat OpenShift/Kubernetes and Docker containers
        • Solid experience with Spring Framework (Boot, Batch, Cloud, Security, and Data)Day to Day Responsibilities: At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams and contribute to our communities. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. If this sounds like a mission you want to be a part of, keep reading!Every position we take is more rewarding when you know the why behind it.Know your work makes a difference to support those who need it most. If your passion is enabling life changing service to those around, you this is the place for you. Find you passion in a team environment where all members are valued regardless of contractor or employee status. We are excited for you to take your place in our Leidos Family.Find your "Why" with us!
          • Develop, design, code, and implement next-generation deployment automation using system/software engineering best practices and the latest technologies:
            • DevOps (Jenkins, Red Hat OpenShift, Docker)
            • Infrastructure-as-Code and Configuration-as-Code (UrbanCode Deploy, Ansible, Scripting)
            • Administer IBM WebSphere Application Server including installing, migrating, upgrading, deploying, troubleshooting, and configurating on Linux.
            • Provide engineering contributions in one or more of these areas: software deployment, application monitoring and performance tuning, Microservice architecture, container orchestration, security, or auto-scaling & application reliability engineering.
            • Work closely and collaboratively with a small tightly knit high performing team of Leidos engineers and customer technical leads
            • Investigate and repair application defects with development team regardless of component: front-end, business logic, middleware, CI/CD pipeline, or database (PL/SQL and Data Modeling). Triage Java exceptions and tune JVM/application server
            • Brief management, customer, team, or vendors using written and oral skills at appropriate technical level for audience
            • All other duties as assigned or directedEducation & Qualifications
              • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field with 12 to 15 years of experience
              • Masters or Doctorate degree may substitute for required experience
              • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust (Leidos' Health Group is recognized as a Top 10 Health IT provider. We draw on decades of success to deliver a range of solutions and services designed to meet the healthcare challenges of today. From the research bench to the patient bedside, we are a company of scientists, engineers, and technologists delivering a broad range of impactful, customizable, and scalable solutions to hospitals and health systems, biomedical organizations, and every U.S. federal agency focused on health. Leidos works with customers across the continuum of care to improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes with innovative solutions that advance the next generation of care. Our mission is to contribute to creating a healthier world. Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today! ITSSCPay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.#Remote

Keywords: Leidos Inc, Reston , Websphere Admin / DevOps Engineer, Administration, Clerical , Reston, Virginia

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