Karsun Solutions LLC

DevOps Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/27/2019 1:07 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


Karsun Solutions LLC is in the business of solving problems. Since 2009 as a premier consulting services company with a culture of innovation, Karsun offers a portfolio of Enterprise Modernization services to both civilian and defense Federal agencies. Karsun’s list of strong clienteles includes U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. General Services Administration, and the Federal Aviation Administration. Karsun combines years of institutional knowledge with a deep commitment to customer relationships, on every project.      


This role is to act as a DevOps Engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

  • Work on the DevOps Toolchain, which includes Ansible, Artifactory, Jenkins, and BitBucket.  The candidate will assist developers with moving their legacy systems into an automated deployment model.
  • This position is responsible for providing recommendations on best practices, application modernization, and adapting to a constantly changing environment.
  • Building secure cloud infrastructures using the latest networking, virtualization, automation, and configuration management tools.
  • Deploying enterprise applications in cloud platforms, incorporating automation, security, and reliability
  • AWS provisioning, configuration management, storage management, network management, virtualization
  • Creating automated CI/CD pipelines and automating all aspects of infrastructure


Required Skills:

  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Ansible, Chef or an equivalent
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
  • A working understanding of code and script (YAML, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Worked with container technologies in production
  • Worked with open source monitoring and metrics tools
  • Full end-to-end understanding of CI/CD pipeline
  • Demonstrated experience with DevOps framework
  • Ability to employ best practices in an enterprise scale continuous delivery environment and harden production deployments
  • Automated provisioning (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Jenkins)

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Configuration Management principles and tools, particularly Git, Jenkins and Splunk
  • Familiarity with software system installation
  • Experience with system administration including middleware installation and maintenance
  • Experience with one or more databases (Oracle, MongoDB, MySQL)
  • Demonstrated Agile (scrum) Experience
  • Ability to lead small project teams
  • Familiar with FAA organizations and staff offices
  • Able to adapt to a swiftly changing environment
  • Knowledgeable about current customer off-the-shelf (COTS) technologies


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other IT degree
  • Engineering, math, and/or science degrees are acceptable substitute degrees
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Relevant Certification
  • The ability to successfully obtain and maintain a U.S. Suitability/Public Trust Background Clearance


Karsun Solutions pays 100% of employee only Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long-term disability.

We offer Vision coverage, 401(k) with immediate vesting and a competitive PTO policy.


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