DevOps Engineer in Washington, DC

Employer: U.S. News & World Report

Location: Washington, DC

Paid Relocation

U.S. News & World Report is looking for a full-time DevOps Engineer to streamline our Continuous Integration/Delivery processes and tools to help deliver dynamic, data-driven products for one of the globe’s most trusted brands.

As a DevOps Engineer, you will work with senior DevOps personnel to bridge operations & development in order improve our build, integration & deployment procedures, automated build pipeline, and CI/CD systems. You will develop a complete understanding of our web application platforms, provide day-to-day support of our development environments, and have your hand in its architecture.

About US News

For 80 years, U.S. News & World Report has built a strong and profitable business by providing research and ratings that help individuals and families make important life decisions.  While the platform has evolved, what hasn’t changed is our commitment to providing our readers with the highest quality products.

We have a diverse environment, with Linux, and Mac OS X, and Windows machines living side-by-side. The majority of our development effort involves building & maintaining web applications on Python & Java.

Our applications support just about every aspect of company operations, including content management for the usnews.com website, data ranking products such as Best Colleges/Grad schools and Best Hospitals, and other business applications.  

We offer a casual work environment.  Our offices are in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Required Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of modern web-based application development and underlying technologies.

  • Experience working on a multi-person software development team with robust deployment tooling.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be familiar with:

    • Principles and practices for Continuous Integration/Delivery

    • CI and orchestration systems (e.g. Jenkins)

    • Virtualization & containerization (e.g. Vagrant, VMWare, Virtual Box, Docker)

    • Configuration & Provisioning (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, Chef, dockerfiles)

    • Build tools (e.g. Maven, make)

    • Languages/frameworks, such as Python, Java, Javascript/Node.js or Ruby.

    • Working with Linux based systems (Debian, CentOS, or RHEL)

  • Applicants should have strong oral and written communications skills.

  • A 4-year degree is a plus.

  • Experience with source control systems, such as Git or Subversion, is a plus.

  • Application server experience (e.g. Tomcat, WSGI), is a plus.

  • Containerization experience (e.g. Docker) is a plus.

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud platforms is a plus.

We are offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, and 401(k) plan.

EOE

M/F/D/V

Required Skills:

python continuous-integration linux orchestration configuration

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