DevOps Engineer in Richmond, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

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DevOps Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a DevOps Engineer. In this role the candidate will work closely with Agile software engineering teams optimize the technology stack for performance, maintainability and fault tolerance. The candidate will conduct code promotion and change management; design and build logging and monitoring systems to identify bottlenecks and assist with the analysis and troubleshooting of hardware and software issues; and proactively maintain, monitor, and analyze system components across server infrastructure.


  • Evaluate and install application and system upgrades, including daily maintenance such as backups and run-time upgrades
  • Document, drive, and execute against industry best-practice processes and organizational procedures
  • Perform system performance and load testing procedures
  • Perform security audits and system hardening measures
  • Share routine operations task and on-call support


  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or equivalent DevOps work experience
  • 2 years IT operations, systems maintenance and/or monitoring experience
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2012+, IIS 8.5+, Team Foundation Server 2018, Microsoft SQL Server 2012+, server builds, configurations and providing ongoing maintenance and support
  • Strong, hands-on experience with PowerShell scripting
  • Experience with code management processes, procedures, and tools (e.g., TFS, GIT, etc.)
  • Continuous integration and deployment knowledge preferred knowledge of advanced system monitoring, logging and analysis concepts (SCOM, web logs, AppDynamics, etc.)
  • Understanding of Agile methodology principles
  • Principles of application security in a cloud environment
  • Automation and configuration tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Knowledge of development languages (C#, ASP.NET, Angular, COM+ preferred)
  • Apache or WordPress website administration
  • API Management (e.g. Apigee)
  • Prioritize and execute tasks
  • Communicate ideas in both technical and user friendly language
  • Active participation in the technical community desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

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 27 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


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