NREL DevOps Engineer in Golden, Colorado
CO - Golden
Hours Per Week
NREL's Commercial Buildings Research Group is seeking a collaborative developer to help drive the next generation of R&D breakthroughs in building energy use. The successful candidate will contribute to reducing building energy use leading to increased interactivity between buildings and the grid. This work will foster increasing market-adoption of high impact strategies for buildings, communities, and cities, supporting increased urban mobility in future generations. The position will help demonstrate the capability for the U.S. building stock to support greater renewable generation assets, ensuring increasing deployment of low-emissions technologies without sacrificing the reliability of the electricity delivery system. An interest in or passion for clean energy systems will be highly beneficial.
Key responsibilities will include :
Create, maintain, test and improve cross-platform deployment methodologies and configurations.
Work with staff to interpret problems and develop elegant solutions to novel technical challenges.
Develop and extend existing and new automation services to ensure efficient testing and deployment pipelines
Required Education, Experience, and Skills
Relevant PhD . Or, relevant Master's Degree and 3 or more years of experience . Or, relevant Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience . Demonstrates broad understanding and wide application of engineering technical procedures, principles, theories and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Demonstrates leadership in one or more areas of team, task or project lead responsibilities. Demonstrated experience in management of projects. Very good writing, interpersonal and communication skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent experience.
Proven experience creating, maintaining, testing, and improving cross-platform deployment methodologies and configurations.
Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
Experience using Linuxbased systems
Proven experience with the full software development life-cycle and source code management (SCM)
Hands-on experience working with DevOps technologies such as Ansible, Chef, Packer, etc.
Significant experience working with containerized applications, Docker or otherwise.
Experience developing analytics for either batch or stream data processing.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Capable of debugging deployments in complicated environments, including HPC enclaves.
Knowledge of container orchestration frameworks such as Docker Swarm, k8, Mesos, etc.
Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.
Capable of writing Shell and PowerShell when required.
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