Description

Ad Hoc brings small teams of highly skilled professionals from the private sector to build government software right the first time.

Solving government technology problems is about attacking big problems with the design, engineering, and compassion. We’re committed to continually improving what we build and staying focused on user needs for the long haul.

As part of our team, you will work with a small team of designers and engineers to design, develop, and deliver web-based applications and services. You'll work in collaboration with our government partners to better understand and translate policy and business requirements into features, user stories, automated tests, and working code. Your work will impact the lives of millions of Americans.

  What is WDS?
WDS (Website Development Service) is responsible for the design, implementation, upkeep and iteration of healthcare.gov. WDS leverages Ad Hoc’s engineering, product and design teams to develop the tools that enable millions of Americans to research and apply for the health care insurance that is best for them.   

EngineeringWhy would I want to join the Engineering Team at Ad Hoc? You’ll have the opportunity to apply your technical skills to work that positively impacts millions of people while setting and influencing new standards for government software - without moving to DC. You’ll learn and grow alongside passionate and dedicated team members from around the world who’ve made this work their mission. You’ll work with large, complicated systems that have complex and varied histories and you’ll find creative solutions to the constraints presented within this unique environment.

Infrastructure Engineer

Infrastructure engineers are our authorities on implementing DevOps methodologies, building tools and services to allow application teams and others to self-service, and driving cross-team communications to ensure we ship stable and performant services.

We’re looking for a driven and organized Infrastructure Engineer to help guide our teams in delivering the very best digital services for the American people. As an Ad Hoc Infrastructure Engineer, you will:

  • Collaborate across teams to consolidate and simplify DevOps tools and services, then support other infrastructure engineers using them in production
  • Build libraries, modules, and packages for other infrastructure engineers to integrate with their projects
  • Develop Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) processes to help deliver software of higher quality at greater speed
  • Work closely with our government partners and app teams to ensure that we are shipping software that meets security, SLA, and performance requirements
  • Solve problems in ways that drive towards simplicity of architecture and operations
  • Ship software that impacts the lives of millions of Americans
Our ideal Infrastructure Engineer wants their work to make a difference and cares deeply about the process of building products, the organization and cohesiveness of a product and team, and improving the interactions people have with federal, state, and local governments.

Requirements

  • Our Federal contracts require that you must be a U.S. Citizen to be eligible for employment
  • We will be accepting applicants for this role until the end of business 4/30/19.
  • All work must be performed within the United States.

Details

  • Location:
    USA Remote
    ,
    DC
  • This job is remote friendly.
  • Deadline: n/a

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

Preferred qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of experience coding or operating production systems
  • Experience automating infrastructure, testing, or deployments of a web-based application with tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform or Packer
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting solutions like PagerDuty, New Relic, or CloudWatch
  • Proficient spelling, grammar, and communication skills.
 

ADDITIONAL DESIRED EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Microsoft Azure.
  • Understanding of basic networking fundamentals: TCP/IP, UDP, routing, load balancing.
  • Experience and understanding of one or more different agile methodologies, including Scrum, XP, or SAFe.
  • Automation of applications through RESTful APIs
 

Our technical screening involves completing our homework assignments exclusively - we do not do any form of whiteboarding in our process. You can read more about our homework here


Benefits

  • Company-Subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Vanguard 401K Plan
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Continuing Education/Annual Conference Attendance
 

Ad Hoc LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.