Telework: primarily remote, but candidates must be within commuting distance to Scott AFB, IL, Ft. Meade, MD for on-site support.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop automated CI/CD build/deployment pipelines using Jenkins, Artifactory, Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible and Bitbucket.
  • Develop automated tests using Ansible, Selenium, JMeter, Junit and/or other applicable tools.
  • Design, develop, document, test and deploy software written in Python, JavaScript, Java and SQL.
  • Apply DevOps expertise to ensure congruence of the various infrastructure, software, configurations and interfaces maintained under configuration control.
  • Assist with the deployment, configuration, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, updates/upgrades of Kafka and Elastic clusters and environments.
  • Work with an Agile team, attend daily scrums and demonstrate working software while collaborating with a geographically distributed (remote) team, communicating and collaborating frequently with teammates to ensure successful completion of project objectives.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve installation, infrastructure and system issues.
  • Proactively and independently identify, report, monitor, and mitigate technical risks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a relevant technical discipline and 1+ year of related experience obtained through any combination of coursework and internships.
  • Software development experience with Python, Java and SQL. Working knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Working knowledge of Git and experience with development workflows in GitHub, Bitbucket or an equivalent tool.
  • Experience developing software on a UNIX command line platform.
  • Strong communication skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team.
  • Ability to obtain interim Secret DoD Security clearance prior to start date.
  • Ability to obtain Security+ certification or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT II certification within 60 days of start date.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience designing, developing and deploying software in a cloud environment (AWS is a plus).
  • Experience designing, building and deploying DevOps pipelines with Bitbucket, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory and Ansible (or equivalent tools).
  • Experience designing and implementing application deployment pipelines and developing software in a containerized environment with Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Full software lifecycle automation experience (design, development, test, deployment), including deployment to a production environment.
  • Experience designing and building automated software testing pipelines using Ansible, Selenium, JMeter, Junit and/or other applicable tools.
  • Previous SCM experience, including release planning, managing software baselines, merging branches, and producing software builds
  • Experience with Atlassian tools, including Bitbucket integrations with JIRA and Confluence.
  • Experience integrating code review systems into the SCM process.
  • Experience with static code analysis, particularly security scans.
  • Experience working remotely with a geographically dispersed team.
  • Experience working as part of an Agile software development team.
  • Experience developing and deploying software in a DoD environment (DISA experience is a plus), including experience building and deploying software applications that meet DoD security standards and updating applications and code to meet security scans and security implementation guidelines (e.g. STIGs).