DevOps Engineer



TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.




TISTA Science and Technology Corporation is seeking a DevOps Engineer who will provide hands-on technical support for the Veterans Affairs (VA) by managing virtual machines and operating systems. As part of the team, this person will build systems that run the application code as well as maintain the infrastructure management code and platforms used to maintain the system.


  • Building and maintaining operation software that automates the configuration, provisioning, deployment and monitoring of core systems
  • Troubleshooting and debugging infrastructure, network and operating system-related issues
  • Performing automated deployments to create new or update existing production environments
  • Creating and maintaining alerts for notifications on error conditions
  • Participating on call rotations as the first line of defense during production issues
  • Managing security systems, Linux/UNIX file system permissions and network firewalls


  • Hands-on working experience with Linux/UNIX system and tools
  • Experience working in a team atmosphere with open source collaboration tools such as Slack, GitHub, etc.
  • 5+ years working experience with, Amazon Web Services or an infrastructure management services of similar complexity (Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Computing)
  • 3+ years of maintaining a medium scale production system, preferably within the VA environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot infrastructure related problems
  • Familiarity with operations like backups, restores, and access management
  • Familiarity with IP networking: topology, TCP, UDP, SSL, firewalls
  • Prior programming experience in Bash, Python or JavaScript
  • Ability to write scripts in Bash, Python, Ruby or JavaScript
  • Familiarity with infrastructure level security and access management
  • Familiarity with release and configuration management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in a Technical and/or management related field


  • Ability to pass a VA MBI


Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!



Equal Opportunity Statement

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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