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DevOps Engineer

Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 7219 

Overview:

The Research and Development Systems Engineering (RDSE) Group in the Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks to hire a DevOps Engineer. In this position, the individual selected will be embedded within our Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) group in the Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorate providing DevOps support.

 

Job Activities:

There are various technical tasks that will need to be performed in this role. Some of these tasks can include:

  • Develop solutions utilizing the including, but not limited to the following technologies: containers, Slurm schedulers, GitLab, and Kubernetes.
  • Develop and operate back-end data analysis workflows and processing at scale in an HPC environment.
  • Design and develop solutions on hybrid HPC and Cloud Computing Platforms
  • Supporting various scripting languages, including Python and Bash, in a Linux environment.
  • Deploy containers in a Docker/Kubernetes environment using CI/CD pipelines.
  • Develop documentation for the various solutions you produce.

 

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of DevOps experience (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered).
  • 2 years of Linux Systems Engineering experience.
  • Experience managing a Kubernetes container environment.
  • Experience building, deploying, and managing Docker containers in a CI/CD environment.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, including Python and Bash.
  • Demonstrated capabilities to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills suitable for user support and the ability to work well with peer system administrators is required.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. As such, this position is a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require passing a pre-placement drug test and participation in an ongoing random drug testing program.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field).
  • Experience working in an HPC environment.
  • Experience working with databases, including NoSQL, Postgres, and MySQL.
  • Knowledge of virtualization and container infrastructure (VMware).
  • Previous experience working in a government, scientific or other highly technical environment strongly desired.
  • Desire to learn and adopt new tools and technologies.
  • Good documentation skills are also desired.

 

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment.


If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov.


ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.


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