Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
About the role
Are you a knowledgeable and passionate about systems engineering and enjoy collaborating with developers, infrastructure engineers, and IT professionals? Do you have a solid background in system administration and are familiar with managing business critical applications? Do you enjoy creating tooling and automation to help scale and improve infrastructure? If the answer is yes, you will be an excellent addition to our team!
We're looking for an DevOps System Administrator to help us operate, maintain, and evolve several business critical applications that support employees across the SEI. You will help us scale and improve our infrastructure by ensuring our applications are secure, reliable, and kept up-to-date and work closely with our product teams and developers to automate software deployment from inception to deployment and operations.
What you'll do
Build, operate, and maintain servers in virtualized and cloud-based infrastructure environments using tools like Ansible, Docker, and Puppet.
Work with developers, infrastructure engineers, and product teams to automate software delivery and infrastructure from inception to deployment and operations.
Support on-premise and cloud development pipelines using tools such as Puppet, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Artifactory, and Ansible.
Investigate, troubleshoot, and fix production issues related to development, applications, and infrastructure.
Create tooling and automation that reduce manual efforts and improve efficiency.
Who you are
Are knowledgeable about Linux operating systems and web servers.
Experience working with a range of enterprise applications and instrumenting them in a way that ensures they are reliable, secure, and maintainable.
Are comfortable writing scripts and creating tooling that improves automation.
Familiar with DevOps tools such as Ansible, Artifactory, Puppet, and Bamboo.
A curious, creative problem solver that is open learning new technologies, methodologies, and best practices.
Enjoy automating and innovating rather than performing repetitive tasks.
Do not need to be an Atlassian or Docker expert, but it's a bonus if you are!
Who we are
The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Its core purpose is to help organizations improve software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect-free, within budget and on time, every time.
Our Product, Design, and Engineering team provides full product lifecycle support to a large suite of custom enterprise applications. We also operate and maintain an Enterprise Development Platform that includes DevOps tools (e.g., Jira, Bamboo, Bitbucket) used by our own team as well as engineers, researchers, developers, and other IT professionals across the SEI.
Our benefits philosophy encompasses three driving priorities: choice, control and well-being. Through Carnegie Mellon University, SEI offers a wide range of competitive employee benefits to help you live well, including comprehensive health insurance, tuition benefits, and a generous PTO and retirement savings policy to name a few.
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Why work here?
Work with cutting edge technologies and experts to solve tough problems for the government and the nation.
Get 8% monthly contribution for your retirement, without having to make a contribution yourself.
Get tuition benefits to CMU for you and your dependent children.
Enjoy a healthy work/life balance with a flexible work arrangement.
Get access to university resources including campus fitness facilities, mindfulness programs, child care, free transportation on the Port Authority Transit System, etc.
Enjoy annual professional development opportunities to attend conferences and training or obtain a certification.
Get relocation assistance.
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