• DevOps Lead

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    ***** Please note... this position is pending contract award. *****

    Job Title:  DevOps Lead

    Job Location:  Ft Meade, MD / Ft Washington, MD

    Security Clearance: Current TS/SCI Eligibility

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Under general direction, participates in all phases of computer operating/hardware systems engineering, including design, analysis, and modeling at a technical level. Analyzes computer software/hardware requirements to provide integration and implementation support.
    • Performs operating/hardware systems engineering, including full life cycle design and development. Analyzes and documents users’ functional and data requirements. Develops site survey instruments to gather detailed user requirements and business process analysis data. Conducts functional user interviews to document functional, system, customization, and data requirements and data sources.
    • Formulates system concepts and architecture, specifies requirements, and develops implementation approaches. Determines data requirements for internal processes and external interfaces. Develops new systems or tailors commercial products to meet user requirements. Coordinates all activities necessary to complete an engineering project or several small projects to specification and on schedule.
    • Designs and implements VoIP/Microsoft Windows user requirements as required.
    • Creates tactics, techniques and procedures for installing Cisco VoIP application servers. Installs, administers, manages, and maintains: Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory, Exchange 2003/2007/2010, MS IIS, MS DN, Cisco Unified Communication Manager 4.X-.8.X, Cisco Unity Connection 8.X, Cisco Unity 5.0.1/Express (Voicemail System), Norton Virus Scan Update Server, Click to Meet, SimpleSync/UnitySync, NetScout, NTAS, Webserver, WSUS, and SharePoint.
    • Applies security patches to all vulnerability findings on Windows platforms using DISA Gold Disk or manual lockdowns.
    • Implement IT service management best practices and ensure all systems operations and projects are delivered to consistent cost, schedule and performance targets of multiple projects with matrixed resources and ‘agile’ priorities.
    • Lead teams to define, optimize, standardize and follow operational processes and metrics based on DevSecOps best practices and ITIL framework
    • Develop & ensure efficient application of change, configuration & release management processes in accordance with DevOps System/Software Development Lifecycle standards
    • Ensure that all changes to the baselines go through appropriate change boards, serve as a member of Change Control & Engineering Review Boards
    • Define and implement Document Management & version control processes (check-out/check-in, merge, build, re-lease, etc.)
    • Responsible for reviewing processes, and resources to make recommendations for improvements to increase productivity and reduce costs
    • Evaluate the portfolio of systems & solutions, assess functional requirements, develop and propose innovative solutions (processes, tools, alternatives, etc.)
    • Conducts inventory/procurement management, technical refresh, software update tracking, version control implementation and standardization across the supported environments
    • Ability to design technical release templates and to draft release notes in support of release process
    • Ability to write and update technical documents, procedures, TTP, SOPs, etc.
    • Perform other duties as required

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Eight years direct experience, in the last ten years supporting IT projects and initiatives as a project planner, manager, or comparable position. Must have demonstrated experience with the forecasting, planning, and resourcing technical projects with responsibility to deliver within cost, schedule and performance.
    • Minimum 1 year supporting MPE / MNIS network infrastructure and service deployments
    • ITIL-Foundations certified
    • DoD 8570 IAT II certified
    • Strong proficiency developing & presenting custom project reports, dashboards, metrics, visualization of concepts & processes using MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
    • Strong proficiency in developing, improving and establishing business processes and supporting tools
    • Proficient in use of SharePoint and fundamental Knowledge Management practices
    • Must be a US Citizen with an active TS Clearance with SCI eligibility

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Advanced Microsoft Certifications (MCSE)
    • VMware Certifications
    • CISCO Certifications


    • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math) OR at least 15 years of general experience of which 12 years is directly related experience

    Trace Systems

    To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact rrobertson@tracesystems.com

    Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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