L&I DevOps Engineer, IT Systems Administration, Journey
Company: State of Washington
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Our Mission: Keep Washington Safe and Working! Our Values:
Customer Focus, One L&I, Respect, Diversity, Equity and
Inclusion, Learning and Growth, Reliability.
Please Note: This announcement is being used to fill
multiple positions. This recruitment will remain open until filled.
Application review will begin immediately, and the
position(s) may be filled at any time.
Washington is America's Top State according to U.S. News (2021)
and we provide one of the most competitive benefits packages in the
nation. Here at the Department of Labor & Industries
(L&I), we believe that your voice matters. We value our
employees and offer flexible schedules that respect your work/life
balance. In addition, L&I is a diverse state agency
dedicated to the safety and health and security of Washington's 2.5
million workers. Learn more about L&I, the employer of choice
At L&I, we've begun the journey to become more Agile and to
adopt DevOps processes and procedures. This position serves
as a journey level administrator, joining L&I on its Agile and
DevOps path by providing support for L&I's existing development
and production applications and application environments, as well
as supporting and learning the Development Operations (DevOps) and
Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (Cl/CD) environment
and processes, which includes a wide variety of highly complex
technologies within L&I. This position is a member of the
WADS/DevOps IT team of systems engineers and is essential to rapid
deployment of quality application products designed and implemented
by L&l Product and Service Teams.
The DevOps Web Application Development Services
Engineer position is on the Development and Operations IT
Team, within the Application Infrastructure Support (AIS) core team
in the Maintenance and Operations (M&O) program. The WADS team
is crucial for agency application developer's productivity;
therefore this position directly supports the agency's ability to
do business. This position reports to the supervisor of the WADS
Development Operations IT team.
- Planning, installation, automation, and management of the
agency-wide application development and deployment infrastructure,
without which many complex mission critical client and web
application systems would fail.
- Manage, and upgrade the agency's Team Foundation Server (TFS)
source code management system, providing source code management,
reporting, requirements management, project management, automated
builds, lab management, testing and release management capabilities
for all agency application development and project teams.
- Manage and maintain L&l's development environment Active
Directory (AD) architecture to comply with and support industry
agency and state designs, best practices, and security
requirements. Plan and implement updates, modifications and
solutions to AD, DNS, and Group Policy.
- Perform Domain Administrative functions within the development
environment and domain. Manage the logical development hierarchies
"Development" and "integration/test", containing over 200 Windows
Servers, and 300 virtual and physical workstations.
- Perform research, analysis, support, troubleshooting, and
brainstorming for technical issues over a wide variety of
technologies, software, and systems.
- And much more!
A Bachelor's degree in computer science or related Information
Technology field and 4 years of IT professional
Associate of Arts degree in Computer Science or related
Information Technology field and 6 years of IT professional
experience (additional work experience may substitute year for year
Must have experience and/or knowledge of the following
standards and technologies:
- Microsoft IIS web server configuration/set-up
- PowerShell scripting
- Source code control in Visual Studio/TFS
- Cl/CD leveraging Azure DevOps
- Azure DevOps best practices and methodologies
- Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2/2016
- Windows 7/10
- Development tools and languages such as Visual Studio, HTML,
ASP.Net, Java, WCF
- Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle
- DNS record creations/deletions
- Network protocols and design
- Active Directory design and maintenance
- VMWare virtual environment configuration
- MS Office
- IT experience is defined as working full-time in a professional
IT workplace. Experience includes but is not limited to Production
deployments, TFS, DevOps, application development, analyzing,
designing, implementing, and maintaining a windows based computing
- Microsoft Windows, code repositories, system and network
administration, web application development, database and database
connectivity, and resource connectivity technologies. Web services
implementation and administration; server, workstation and
- Knowledge of, and familiarity with client and web application
development tools and languages and the ability to support the
lifecycle from inception to delivery, as well as interacting with
the application development teams to effectively apply systems
engineering perspectives and process to software development, and
to apply and monitor software configuration management
- Knowledge of, and familiarity with unit, regression, and
functional testing methods; Visual Studio Team System. WebSphere
Application Server (WAS}, and WAS Network Deployment,
Micro-Services Architectures, SharePoint, Microsoft Office, and
SCCM, Information Services (IIS) 7.5 and newer, or other World Wide
Web Consortium (W3C) web servers, Network policy design, Active
Directory, Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server or
other Relational Databases. Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
implementation such as SagaBroker, MSMQ, MQ, MQI, IBM Websphere MQ
or other middleware. VMWare Server, ESX, VSohere, or any other
hypervisor operating system. Source/object control methods and
systems such as Visual SourceSafe, Visual Studio Team System,
Windows PowerShell, Windows Script Host (WSH),
- Desired Certifications:
- A+ (CompTIA Certification)
- Security+ (Comp TIA Certification)
- Network+ (Comp TIA Certification)
- VMWare Certification
- Azure/DevOps Certifications
The top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for
this position. Because the selection will be based on information
provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the
knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and
desirable qualifications described in the announcement.
Please include the following documents with your
1. A letter of interest describing specific
2. A current resume detailing applicable experience and
3. A list of at least three professional references with
current telephone numbers.
- Prior to appointment, a background check that includes a
criminal record history review, will be conducted.
- Positions requiring travel must have a valid unrestricted
driver's license and must be insured if driving a privately owned
vehicle on state business.
- This position is represented by the Washington Federation
of State Employees (WFSE).
- Candidates who are offered a job with L&I must possess work
authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer
for a visa now or in the future.
- Positions requiring skills assessments are administered using
CodeSignal. Applicants who are selected to move forward in this
hiring process will receive an email invitation within 3 weeks of
your application being accepted. An applicant may complete
the assessment when you are ready, but the invitation to complete
their assessment will expire 5 days when this invitation was sent.
Once you start the assessment, you will be required to
complete it, you cannot start your assessment and then come back to
it at a later time. Please look in your email inbox or spam as
these invitations are sent by CodeSignal.
Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a
copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed
verification of service letter from the United States Department of
Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any
personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For
further information, please contact us at Jobs@Lni.wa.gov.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer
Here at Labor and Industries our employees come from all walks
of life as do we. We strive to hire great people from a wide
variety of backgrounds. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran
We believe in the importance of recognizing the value each of us
contribute to the success of the mission of the agency. Having a
diverse workforce is this agency's greatest resource of strength
and knowledge. It is through the combination of talents and
abilities that we can pursue finding effective measures on how we
can provide the best customer service. We are committed to
building a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone and we
strongly mean everyone.
The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer.
Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application
process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in
an alternative format, may call (360) 902-5700. TTY users should
first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.
You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would
like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as
you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program,
or the agency please contact Andrea Ballard
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