Dev-Ops Engineer in Richmond, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

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Job Description

Software Engineering Technologist Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an experienced software engineering technologist who is passionate about software development and automation that wants to be part of the team providing a centrally supported portfolio of scaled, integrated services in our cloud-hosted infrastructure. The role resides within a highly motivated, fast-paced team comprised of engineers tasked with providing enterprise CI/CD tools that are used by software developers, quality engineers, data analysts and other technology users.


  • Develop automation tools, scripts or software for maintaining each platform. This includes development of API's and UI's to support self-service for feature teams.
  • Design and develop automation workflows, performing unit tests and conducting reviews to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance and resiliency, while constantly assessing the overall quality of delivered components.
  • Automate the provisioning of environments in AWS, building infrastructure from the ground up with Terraform and deploying applications using Docker containers.
  • Clearly communicate technical information to stakeholders. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with leadership, vendors, and other engineering teams, solving complex business problems together.
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, and mentor other members of the development community to continuously improve our software engineering practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent military experience
  • AWS or Azure Professional Certification
  • 3 years of experience in software development, including deep knowledge of at least one of the following languages: JavaScript (Node/React), Python or Groovy
  • 3 years of experience in application monitoring and log analytics tools (Datadog, New Relic, Splunk, ELK), with a solid understanding of how to implement effective automated application monitoring and system in a Commercial off the Shelf platform
  • 5 years working with cloud based infrastructure in AWS (EC2, S3, RDS, SNS, etc.)
  • 3 years building with infrastructure-as-code and configuration management tools (CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
  • 3 years of experience with using container technologies or deploying a micro-services architecture

Preferred Skills:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
  • A proven track record of using version control systems and automated build tools for continuous integration and deployment (GitHub, Artifactory, and Jenkins) in multiple recent projects.
  • Demonstrated experience leading multiple large-scale deployments of applications hosted on AWS, including automating every aspect of delivering those applications and ongoing support of the full stack once in production.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.