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Dev-Ops Senior Engineer (Docker)

Job Title
Dev-Ops Senior Engineer (Docker)
Job ID
Rockville,  MD 20852
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DevOps Infrastructure Engineer, Containerization CaaS

Rockville, MD

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust level of clearance

Talent Orchard LLC, a boutique talent acquisition-consulting firm, has been retained under contract by a Federal Contractor to assist in identifying a Docker Infrastructure Engineer with strong containerization expertise. This individual will provide technical support services necessary to permit a Federal Client to provide a turnkey Container as a Solution (CaaS) service. The Senior Engineer shall be responsible for engagement delivery as well as being the technical lead to implement container solutions.

Position Overview:

Provide hands-on DevOps technical engineering support services necessary to permit a Federal Client to provide a turnkey Container-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution offering. The DevOps Engineer shall actively participate with other DevOps Engineers to implement container solutions responsible for engagement delivery.

Essential Functions, Responsibilities & Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Install and maintain various components of Docker Enterprise environment supporting highly complex large-scale data center environment
  • Integrate the Docker Enterprise components with third party tools to support all the monitoring, logging, volumes, networking and security requirements
  • Document the technical instructions, architectural diagrams, standard operating procedures
  • Provide scripting solutions to automate various manual aspects of the Docker EE administration
  • Work with a cross functional data center team, participate/lead meetings to resolve complex implementation challenges
  • Work closely with the representatives of legacy application teams and assist with transitioning those applications to a Docker based environment; migrating existing workloads to containers.
  • Ensure stability and availability of Docker EE environment by proactively administering the systems
  • Work closely with the data center operations teams to support the operations on systems hosting Docker eco-system
  • Accountable for all aspects of task execution and manages the hands-on, day-to-day execution of related operational activities
  • Responsible for project management operations using industry best practices and resourcing of all task requirements, including staffing, and Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) accountability
  • Ensuring that task risks are identified and managed
  • Escalate issues to the Program Manager and implement mitigation plans


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience required

Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Very strong self-starter with excellent communication skills
  • 8+ years of Linux systems design, engineering and administration experience with demonstrated advancement to guide technology decisions
  • Experience in Containerized Applications lifecycle management tools and resources such as Docker Compose, Docker CLI/API, Docker Build, Docker Trusted Registry, Docker Container Engine, Volumes, Secrets.
  • Experience with enterprise security tools, log management, job scheduling and monitoring solutions.
  • Strong scripting skills; Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby
  • Experience with managing container based environments (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience in DevOps tools and processes (DevOps experience in Container environment is a plus): Jenkins, GitHub, Ansible
  • Strong conceptual, analytical, judgment and communication abilities.
  • Familiarity with various traditional and innovative project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with business users, managers and non-technical staff.
  • Flexibility to work overtime, as needed, to include weekends, holidays, and off-hours.


  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  • Human Capital
  • Professional Services
  • Accounting/Audit Readiness
  • Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

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