• Manager, DevOps Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    IT Infrastructure
    Regular Full-Time


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    The Company


    Common Securitization Solutions (CSS) is seeking an experienced Manager, DevOps Engineer to join our team of talented professionals in Bethesda, Maryland.

    How many times in your career do you get the opportunity to do something that’s never been done? To create something that will change an entire industry? CSS is building the Common Securitization Platform to issue and manage mortgage securities. We’re looking for people who can walk in two worlds – a start-up environment where development is collaborative and rapid; and a production environment where we run and monitor the performance of the platform. Longer-term, this platform could serve the entire US housing finance industry. Sound transformative? It is. Come join us and help create something remarkable.



    Job Information


    Do you have an interest in DevOps methodologies, software architecture design, and cloud computing? Ready to move on from a consulting role and take an active part in defining an enterprise DevOps strategy? Tired of being bogged down by legacy systems, but still want an opportunity to work on large-scale, 100% cloud-based, enterprise infrastructure? 


    We know how you feel and we're looking for a Manager, DevOps Engineer to join our team who will be responsible for developing the automation of our cloud applications, systems, and processes. If you're looking to play a leading role and are willing to take on multiple tasks in a fast-paced software delivery environment, then let's get in touch

    Key Job Functions

    • Design automation implementation strategy for manual business and IT processes 
    • Mentor less experienced developers in implementing their user stories and defect resolutions 
    • Automate infrastructure in Amazon Web Services with Terraform and CloudFormation 
    • Automate backup and restoration processes and test the recovery of those backups on a regular basis 
    • Actively support operational teams and other stakeholder teams to maintain business continuation and maintain costumer satisfaction
    • Build CI/CD pipeline configurations to orchestrate provisioning and deployment of both large and small scale systems 
    • Write unit tests and integration tests to validate infrastructure code 
    • Identify engineering defects in the existing code base and constantly improve the code quality 
    • Automate monitoring tools to monitor system health and reliability to support high uptime requirements 
    • Automate disaster recovery plans to support the applications that run in multiple availability zones and across regions in AWS 
    • Actively support operational teams and other stakeholder teams to maintain business continuation and maintain costumer satisfaction



    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or in a related technical field required

    Minimum Experience  

    • Minimum 8 years of related experience
    • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring employer sponsorship currently or in the future. CSS does not offer H-1B sponsorship for this position.

    Specialized Knowledge & Skills     

    •  Minimum 5 years of experience of Linux administration, including system designs, configurations, maintenance, upgrades and administration. 
    • Can demonstrate strong programming skills using a preferred language, for example, python, ruby, java, nodejs, or similar 
       Experience with AWS technologies (S3, EC2, ELB, Subnet/AZ, IAM, KMS, CloudWatch, Lambda) 
    • Experience with enterprise monitoring tools including splunk and CloudWatch 
    • Experience creating cloud infrastructure as code using Terraform and/or CloudFormation 
    • Enterprise Docker expertise a major plus 
    • General understanding of Java and related tools (maven, flyway, tomcat and EMS) 
    • Ability to perform defect root cause analysis and provide resolution 
    • Ability to use a variety of open source technologies and cloud services 
    • Scripting experience with shell or python or ruby 
    • Excellent user interface / interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills 
    • The ability to operate in a team environment consisting of both internal and external members, co-workers and customers
    • Experience in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of both open source licensed and Commercial-off-the-Shelf software tools. 
    • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Teamcity, Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline 
    • Experience with DevOps-related utilities including Bitbucket, Nexus, Consul, and Artifactory 
    • Experience with CM tools. Chef is preferred 
    • Experience with infrastructure automation testing following CI/CD practices including liniting with foodcritic and rubocop, unit test with chef-spec and integration test with in-spec 


    As a condition of employment with Common Securitization Solutions, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.   


    Common Securitization Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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