FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Lansing, Michigan
Software Solutions Architect #956846
Job Description:
Top Skills & Years of Experience:
  • 8+ years of experience working on Kubernetes/OpenShift.
  • 8+ years of experience in Linux shell scripting
  • 5 years as in expert in application containerization management
  • Experience in DevSecOps practices, infrastructure, scripting/programming
  • 5+ years of experience with skillsets listed on bottom of job description document (attached)
Position Justification:
  • This positions functions as lead DevSecOps/OpenShift (Kubernetes) engineer responsible for the
  • supporting large Department of Health and Human Services Health Services (DHHS) projects.
  • Contributes considerable business and technical knowledge to complex IT
  • The DevSecOps/OpenShift (Kubernetes) Engineer will provide leadership and direction, mentoring team members to drive organizational maturity.
  • The DevSecOps/OpenShift (Kubernetes) Engineer will also consult with development teams to ensure platform fit aligned to the business application requirements. Additionally, understanding of APIs, micro-services development, containers and supporting platform technologies is also required
  • Strong experience with Redhat OpenShift V4.
  • Troubleshoot the application issues in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform environment.
  • Experience in creating Build, Deployment config files for applications on OpenShift.
  • Firsthand experience in creating S2I images, Stateful sets and converting existing docker images to an S2I image.
  • Working knowledge on OpenShift/Kubernetes and Container Orchestration, Custom Helm charts
  • Knowledge on maintaining docker Image Repository like Quay
  • Experience and ability to create docker files, images, and containers.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps, Azure Pipelines and GIT.
  • Firsthand experience in automating CI / CD needs on RedHat OpenShift / OCP
  • Work collaboratively with teams to ensure our products are successfully deployed, upgraded, and maintained.
  • Deep knowledge and experience with Elastic stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) version 6.X and higher.
  • Elastic stack administration, performance and capacity management including Index
  • curation/retention management.
  • Logstash and pipeline configuration and grok experience.
  • Working knowledge of Elastic Beats Filebeat, Heartbeat.
  • Working Experience with SonarQube/Coverity
  • Experience with Linux Scripting,. ksh, bash and Python. Experience with Installing, configuring,
  • troubleshooting, patching, and upgrading WebSphere Application Server V9 and IBM HTTP
  • Experience of Middleware Administration, specifically in WebSphere/WebLogic Application
  • Server on Linux or UNIX-based platforms.
  • Experience in understanding and debugging Java errors.
  • Strong Knowledge of SSL, TCP/IP Networking, LDAP.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills - collaborates well with diverse teams and
  • independently
  • Initiative-taker with excellent organization, planning, meticulous documentation, and time
  • management skills
  • Experience with 24/7 problem solving in an existing, complex environment including monitoring disk, CPU and network performance anomalies and the ability to act immediately upon system and/or network performance alarms
Required Experience and Skills:
  • 8+ years of experience working on Kubernetes/OpenShift.
  • 8+ years of experience in Linux shell scripting
  • 5 years as in expert in application containerization management
  • Experience in DevSecOps practices, infrastructure, scripting/programming
  • 5 Plus years of experience with following skill sets
  • OpenShift
  • Azure DevOps
  • ELK Stack
  • Docker
  • SonarQube
  • Linux
  • Bash
  • Shell
  • S2I
  • Python
  • WebSphere
  • LDAP
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is a financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022!
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