03 Sep
DevOps Automation Engineer - Advanced
Virginia, Richmond , 23173 Richmond USA

Company Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondThe Richmond Fed is the proud home of the Federal Reserve's National IT organization-a nationwide team delivering technology solutions and support across the Federal Reserve System. Many National IT employees are located in Richmond, while others are based across the U.S. at other Federal locations. When you join our team, you'll become part of a culture that welcomes differences, cares about our communities, and empowers each other to lead from where we are to make things better. Bring your passion and we'll provide challenging and purposeful careers in a variety of fields, opportunities to grow and a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth. It's all part of what makes #MyRichmondFed a great place to work! About the Opportunity The Solutions Engineering group has an immediate opening for a DevOps Automation Engineer reporting to the manager in Automation and Orchestration group. The DevOps engineer will design and develop automation solutions to support infrastructure-as-code applications and will work collaboratively with product engineering, test automation, and operations to deliver these new capabilities and streamline current processes. Where design/coding activities will be the primary responsibilities, we own what we build so the DevOps engineer will also be responsible for maintaining automation tools used to provision, test, and deploy. Advanced engineers are leaders in the organization and are responsible for setting technical direction, defining paths to accomplish target state, and working across organizational boundaries to achieve system goals. What You Will Do:

  • Leads highly technical/complex projects in partnership with other System staff and resources.
  • En gineer will provide thought leadership to the team in new technologies, identifying / implementing / leading improvements that will significantly improve time to market for our automation orchestration platform.
  • Performs resolution of complex hardware, environmental software operating systems and subsystems. Oversees problem avoidance actions.
  • Performs change and problem management using standard tools. Ensures conformance and compliance with existing system standards. Measures performance to ensure proper operation.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 7 + years of relevant work experience Required Skills
  • Proven leader with increasing level of responsibility across enterprise
  • Significant experience establishing enterprise standards and governance for automation platforms
  • 5 + years of application development / scripting experience ( Python, PowerShell, JavaScript, JSON, Unix Shell, Ruby)
  • 7 + years of software/system design in a DevOps lifecycle
  • 2 + years using Ansible Tower at an enterprise scale
  • 2+ years developing reusable artifacts in Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or other IaC language
  • 3+ experience utilizing CI/CD pipelines
  • Significant testing background with knowledge of automated testing processes
Preferred Skills / Knowledge
  • Cloud architecture and engineering
  • Knowledge of other Automation/Orchestration toolsets
  • Knowledge of virtualized infrastructure design and administration
  • Knowledge and skills related to Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
  • Leading in an Agile organization
Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here! When you join Federal Reserve's National IT organization , not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you'll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:
  • Great medical benefits
  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee resource networks
  • Paid volunteer leave
  • Flexible work options
  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun
Other Requirements and Considerations:
  • A requirement of this position is that the employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; individuals who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may request an accommodation from the Bank.
  • Candidates should review the Bank's Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions. The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at www.richmondfed.org .
  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.
  • Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures.
  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual's knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications/experience.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond provides equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Full Time / Part Time Full time Regular / Temporary Regular Job Exempt (Yes / No) Yes Job Category Information Technology Work Shift First (United States of America)The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences. Privacy Notice

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