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DevOps Adoption Technical Lead Developer

Company: Dovel Technologies
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Medical Science and Computing (MSC), a Dovel Company, is seeking a dynamic DevOps Adoption Technical Lead to join our team supporting our work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NCBI.NCBI is part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at--the National Institutes of Health (NIH).----NCBI--is the world's premier biomedical center hosting over six million daily users that seek research, clinical, genetic, and other information that directly impacts biomedical research and public health - at NCBI you can literally help to accelerate cures for diseases!--NCBI's wide range of applications, platforms (node, python, Django, C++, you name it) and environments (big data [petabytes], machine learning, multiple clouds) serve more users than almost any other US Government Agency according to-- & Responsibilities:

  • Attend customer team meetings
  • Participate in the Customer"s Agile process.
  • Pay close attention to the needs of the Customer from DevOps, communicate them to the DevOps team and try to accommodate them quickly and pragmatically.
  • Identify DevOps platform gaps as compared to Customer"s needs
  • Introduce custom solutions with caution and pragmatism, after discussions with the team.
  • Depending on the circumstances, custom solutions may remain custom or they may help evolve the DevOps platform.
  • Optimize for speed of product delivery rather than perfection of the solution.
    As a member of the DevOps team:
    • Stay on top of the DevOps platform development
    • Stay in close touch with other embedded DevOps engineers--(AKA--Embedded DevOps Peers)
    • Collaborate with the DevOps Platform Engineers (AKADevOps core).
    • Ensure DevOps Enterprise standards and principles in Customer"s solutions
    • Ensure DevOps is aware of any new use cases and patterns that you see while working with the Customer.
    • Share experience and your solutions with DevOps core and--Embedded DevOps Peers.
    • Participate in discussions on evolving the Enterprise Platform to accommodate new use cases.
    • Help evolve and test the DevOps platform by applying it in the real world.
      As a Team Lead:
      • Lead a team of Adoption Engineers.
      • Collaborate with DevOps Technical Program Manager and Product Manager to clarify adoption strategy and priorities
      • Play a role of Scrum Product Owner
      • Define product scope with Stakeholders
      • Prioritize deliverables
      • Prioritize team"s work allocation
      • Negotiate priorities with Stakeholders
      • Plan product releases
      • Plan Sprints
      • Set expectations with the Customers and for the adoption team
      • Set business metrics for the adoption projects
      • Strive for Customer Satisfaction, while growing DevOps adoption
      • Ensure DevOps platform standards are being met.
      • Organize the adoption team as needed
      • Ensure team members understand their duties and responsibilities
      • Provide coaching and mentoring for the team
      • Mentor individual team members, so they can meet and exceed expectations
      • Select candidates and interview for staffing open positions
      • Administrative supervisory duties: attendance, feedback for performance reviews

        Required Qualifications:
        • B.S. in a STEM field (Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics)
        • Alternatively, equivalent industry experience in Software Development
        • Solid programming knowledge in Python, Java (Version 8 and above) or C++
        • Over 5 years of DevOps experience
        • Solid understanding of CI/CD and experience with Git/Svn, GitHub/BitBucket/GitLab, Jenkins/TeamCity
        • Solid Linux skills
        • Experience with AWS, GCP or Azure
        • Solid understanding of networking, proxies
        • Solid understanding of web development
        • Solid understanding of distributed systems and micro-services
        • Management/Leadership skills
        • Customer-focused, team-oriented disposition
        • Excellent communication and soft skills to deal with customers, peers and management
        • Good judgement, sense of integrity and responsibility
        • Experience in playing a Product Owner role for an Agile team
          Preferred Qualifications:
          • Presentation skills
          • Coaching skills
          • Monitoring products (TICK/TIGK stack (Telegaf, InfluxDB, Grafana, Kapacitor), Prometheus, Stackdriver, etc.)
          • Logging products (ELK, Splunk, etc.)
          • Containers (Docker, rkt, etc.)
          • Cluster schedulers and container orchestrators (Kubernetes, Nomad or Apache Mesos)
          • HashiCorp products (consul, Terraform, Vault, packer, Vagrant)
          • Service Mesh (istio/envoy, linkerd, consul connect)
          • Blue/Green and Canary Deployments
          • SQL and NoSQL databases
            Company DescriptionWe are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees--an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we--offer a path to develop an enriching career.--We believe--in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.--What you'll get---
            • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
            • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
            • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
            • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
            • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
            • Support! Working parents and busy professionals - we've got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to
            • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
            • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.

              Dovel Technologies/Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Keywords: Dovel Technologies, Bethesda , DevOps Adoption Technical Lead Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Bethesda, Maryland

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