FedRamp DevOps Engineer

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San Diego, CA




6 months +

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DevOps, FedRamp, IAM, PAM, Python, Cloud, AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, Puppet, Chef, Ansible

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Job Description

Our client in San Diego, CA is seeking a DevOps Engineer for a 6 month contract opportunity. This position will be virtual to start but eventually will need to be able to be on-site at one of the clients locations: San Diego, CA (preferred), or Austin, TX. This role will be a part of their Cloud organization and will leverage their technical acumen to design, develop, implement, and support the company’s federal government Cloud solutions.

• Responsible for supporting Identify and Access Management (IAM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM) in accordance with FedRAMP, and NIST 800.53 standards
• Improve system monitoring and observability through log analysis, dashboard creation, and automated alerts based on established service level objectives (SLO) and service level agreements (SLA)
• Work with Cloud and security architecture teams in specifying technical requirements to support shared components deployed according to DoD RMF and Mil-Spec requirements
• Build automation frameworks and systems to improve time to delivery using modern CI/CD systems
• Review and update FedRAMP System Security Plan (SSP), policies, and procedures as needed
• Perform and improve operational functions, such as reliability and maintenance of productions systems
• Identify opportunities to leverage automation to improve security and build the tools necessary to execute improvements
• Participate in on-call for escalated support of production customer and systems

• 5+ years of Cloud Operations / Engineering experience
• 3+ years of experience with a strong focus on automation in a large-scale SaaS environment
• Hands-on technical experience architecting and deploying IAM and PAM
• Previous experience working within government compliance standards including FedRAMP, FISMA, and DoD RMF required
• Strong hands-on system administrator experience on public cloud platforms on at least one of the big three (Google Cloud, AWS, and Azure) required
• Experience with automated configuration management and deployment using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Python required
• Experience with automated test and build systems such as Jenkins, Maven, Ant preferred
• Experience with Monitoring and reporting tools such as DataDog, New Relic, Nagios, and Graphite
• Knowledge of NIST 800-30, 800-37, 800-53, and FIPS 140.2 publications
• Experience working in hybrid environment preferred
• CCSP, PCI QSA, CISSP, or CISA certifications a plus
• Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field preferred
• Teradata experience is a plus

For more information, please email: Job-10980@thecarreraagency.com.

FedRamp DevOps Engineer

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