Amyx, Inc.

Senior DevOps Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Full Time


Amyx is seeking to hire a Senior DevOps Engineer to support our DLA Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment Common Operation Environment remotely. 


Daily Tasks:

  • Design, develop, and operationalize Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and Continuous Delivery solutions
  • Support and enhance build and release processes through automation using a combination of processes and existing tools
  • Design and implement DevOps solutions that leverage AWS / AZURE and internal products/service capabilities to meet requirements
  • Support transformation of established infrastructure using automation; Support building new systems environments, and upgrading/patching existing ones, through use of automation tooling
  • Provide hands-on support for the ongoing development of Infrastructure-As-Code (IAC) and support operation and maintenance team
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Design and develop reusable components, code and document custom automation frameworks, maintain scripts, and update these items as needed to build continuous delivery pipelines, ensuring rapid availability of the product
  • Develop and maintain automated test framework tools to facilitate Systems Engineer testing tasks.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where applicable automate approaches for system administrations tasks.


Supported Technologies:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other major public cloud provider (Azure)
  • Open source and CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Chef, Selenium, Docker, Sonarqube, Terraform, etc.
  • Chef, Ruby, Python, Bash, Powershell, Java, etc.
  • Windows and UNIX


Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of eight (8) or more years of relevant experience in an Enterprise IT environment:
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years of build automation and release management experience in production environments
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services administration, or significant experience with another major public cloud provider
  • Experience building and releasing Infrastructure-As-Code (IAC) in a controlled environment with an understanding of full-lifecycle configuration management.
  • Experience installing, configuring and using various open source and CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Chef, Selenium, Docker, Sonarqube, Terraform.
  • Experience developing coding/scripting to build required automation and tools (using Chef, Ruby, Python, Bash, Powershell, Java, etc.)
  • Experience configuring and/or utilizing monitoring/logging solutions.
  • Experience with DevOps concepts and automation skills
  • Experience with both Windows and UNIX operating systems
  • Experience web infrastructure fundamentals: Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name Server (DNS), Hyper text (or transport) Protocol (HTTP), etc.
  • Ability to understand and actively participate in SCRUM Agile methodology
  • Must have Debugging and testing skills
  • Must be able to collaborate, work in teams and be accountable for all contracts efforts
  • Must have client-facing consulting, leadership, and analytic skills
  • Ability to communicate issues, status, tradeoffs and priorities


Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • DLA experience







Amyx is an Equal Opportunity employer. Amyx is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. Every qualified applicant receives focused consideration for employment and no one is discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Amyx complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Equal Opportunity Employer- Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Amyx is an E-Verify employer.

Amyx proudly and proactively takes affirmative action to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Physical Demands

Employee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.


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