DevOps Manager

Job Locations US-Remote
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/18/2022 2:53 PM)
ID
2022-1281
Category
Service Delivery (Health, Digital, Communications, & Mission Support)

Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a dedicated, forward looking DevOps Manager to support digital transformation within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This individual will work with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), VA Central Office (VACO) or the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to support the administration's mission with activities such as: project, product and product line management; moving from waterfall management processes to Agile and Scaled Agile practices; and from stove-piped development, delivery and operations processes to DevSecOps best practices such as Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). We are seeking individuals committed to delivering and improving quality services to Veterans. 

 

 

Primary Responsibilities

The DevOps Manager manages service delivery and website/systems reliability and scalability including reporting, configuration and build, testing, planning, and deployment of solutions and will be accountable for all aspects of deployment and technical operations including technical project resources (partners/subcontractors or staff), scheduling, risk management, internal and external communications, status reporting, and resource management (internal and partners). Must be proficient in some or all responsibilities:

 

  • Consulting with management on the operational requirements of software solutions. 
  • Contributing expertise on information system options, risk, and operational impact. 
  • Mentoring junior software developers in gaining experience and assuming DevOps responsibilities. 
  • Managing the installation and configuration of solutions. 
  • Collaborating with developers on software requirements, as well as interpreting test stage data. 
  • Developing interface simulators and designing automated module deployments. 
  • Completing code and script updates, as well as resolving product implementation errors. 
  • Overseeing routine maintenance procedures and performing diagnostic tests. 
  • Documenting processes and monitoring performance metrics. 
  • Conforming to best practices in network administration and cybersecurity. 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems, Operations Research or Related Fields is required. 
    (8-10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)  
  • 5 years related experience required. 
  • Expert knowledge of cloud environment configuration: AWS, Azure, Google, etc. 
  • Extensive experience in DevOps engineering, team management, and collaboration. 
  • Ability to oversee and mentor junior software developers, as well as report to management on their progress. 
  • Ability to install and configure software, gather test-stage data, and perform de-bugging. 
  • Ability to keep up with software development trends and innovation. 
  • Excellent management, communications, interpersonal and organizational skills.  
  • Strong customer interaction skills and a demonstrated ability to work with various stakeholders—including government Senior Executives—across multiple tasks. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance. 
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. 

 

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting large Cabinet-level federal agencies, ideally the Department of Veterans Affairs. 
  • Advanced knowledge of programming languages such as Python and Java and writing code and scripts. 
  • Ability to ensure smooth software deployment by writing script updates and running diagnostics. 
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and monitoring performance metrics. 
  • Advanced knowledge of best practices related to data encryption and cybersecurity. 
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment. 
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail. 
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment. 
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail. 
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings. 
  • Knowledge of military and Veteran populations.  

 

 

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We’re advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

 

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

 

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

 

 

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