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Platform DevOps Engineer

Metric5 Boston ,MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About Metric5

Metric5 is a small business with big company benefits. We have a passionate team of smart, fun-caring professionals, and we are here for the long haul. Join our close-knit growing team in a business where your contributions make an enormous impact. Our organization offers a comprehensive employee benefits package, continuous professional development, with a best in class company culture that is enjoyable to work in and supports the growth of each of our professionals.

Description: Due to COVID 19 the person in this position will work from home until further notice. There is flexibility but this is not a 100% work from home position under normal circumstances.)

Metric5 is currently seeking a Platform Engineer to join a growing team on an exciting and highly visible project for a DoD customer.

The ideal Platform Engineer will help to build and operate a multi-tenant shared services platform that supports software and application development teams to provide automation and tooling required to quickly deploy and manage applications. They provide macro-level plans for operating and maintaining the platform, regardless of the underlying infrastructure (e.g. AWS, VMWare vSphere’s vCenter, SC2S, and C2S). The candidate will collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams in designing and developing systems that are resilient, have high performance, and analyze security risks and respond to new threats. Our ideal Engineer has knowledge and hands-on experience building, maintaining, and securing Platform as a Service (PaaS) deployments on multi-region and hybrid-cloud environments.

As the Platform Engineer, you will share your knowledge and hands-on experience in developing, implementing, maintaining and leading cloud and/or infrastructure programs with the team. The successful candidate will have subject matter expertise on enterprise transformation within an organization, through previous experience of leading infrastructure and/or cloud engineering teams to transform waterfall-based programs through the adoption of Agile best practices. This project will feature strategic team members co-located with the product teams, primarily in the Boston, MA Area. However, travel to other CONUS and OCUNUS locations may be required.


Required Skills:

· 2-3 years’ of experience in software development environments to include Java, GO, Web services, Database, and/or web application development

· 2-3 years’ of experience with DevSecOps tools and processes to include Git, Concourse, Jenkins, Terraform, SonarQube, Fortify, Sysdig, and ThreadFix

· 1-2 years’ experience of working with major Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions including OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and/or Kubernetes.

· 1-2 years’ of experience with container technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes

· 1-2 years’ of experience with Agile and Lean philosophies

· 1-2 years’ experience with Chef, Puppet, BOSH, or related automation / orchestration tools

· Experience with Site Reliability Engineering concepts and practices such as SLI’s, SLO’s & error budgets

· Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration techniques with a variety of application architectures and languages from web development to artificial intelligence


Desired Skills:

· Has one (1) or more examples of successfully transforming large-scale legacy data center or on premise infrastructure to a modern cloud native application architecture

· Has one (1) or more examples of successfully leading DoD (or other highly regulated agency) cloud or infrastructure engineering teams to transform waterfall-based programs through the adoption of Agile and Continuous Delivery best practices.

· 2+ years of experience working as an infrastructure engineer leveraging large scale cloud infrastructure as their primary application platform.

· Experience of working with Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) and the ability to provide expertise for operational management of Pivotal Cloud Foundry on monitoring, management, disaster recovery, security compliance/auditing, networking, storage, service brokers and buildpacks

· Experience working with Kubernetes and other open-source container orchestration technologies for automating application deployment, scaling, and management

· VMWare Certifications or equivalent industry credentials in at least one (1) of the following: Data Center Virtualization, Network Virtualization, Cloud Management and Automation.

Education: Bachelors in a Technical Discipline – Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent technical degree (Desired not required)

Years of Experience: 2+ years of experience or more

Clearance: Must be a United States Citizen and able to obtain a security clearance for this government position.

Our benefits include

  • Health & Dental Insurance 100% of individual coverage paid for by the company
  • Life & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K with company match (employees are immediately vested)
  • Paid Vacation
  • 8 Paid Holidays per year (plus 2 paid floating holidays)
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Employee bonuses
  • Professional Development reimbursement program
  • Tuition Assistance Program

Metric5 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Metric5’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.


Company Description
Metric5 provides management and technology services to federal and commercial clients, with expertise rooted in the implementation, integration, deployment, and management of mission critical IT systems.


Why Work Here?

Metric5 is a small business who offers a great company culture and attractive benefits

Metric5 provides management and technology services to federal and commercial clients, with expertise rooted in the implementation, integration, deployment, and management of mission critical IT systems.


Boston, MA