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1691 - DevSecOps Engineer - Senior

Crystal City, Virginia
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  • Work collaboratively with the cloud engineering team to deploy and operate applications in AWS
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations  
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in the Dev, Test, Staging, and Production environments
  • Actively participate in software design, build, test and implementation phases of the DevSecOps process
  • Participate in discussions on requirements analysis, system architecture, code quality and change management controls
  • Design and develop automation to support continuous delivery and continuous integration processes in AWS
  • Collaborate with software developers, system operators and other IT staff members to plan and manage code releases
  • Install and configure solutions, implement reusable components, translate technical requirements, assist with all stages of test data, develop interfaces, and perform script maintenance and updates
  • Build automated deployments through the use of configuration management technology
  • Deploy new modules and upgrades, complete fixes within the production environment
  • Create procedures for implementing routine maintenance and code deployment
  • Make modules ready for production, moving modules between environments according to procedures
  • Troubleshoot existing information systems for errors and resolve errors
  • Primary location is Crystal City, VA with periodic visits to client sites in the DC Area
  • Have the ability to work embedded with a HSI Field Office and HSI Headquarters Components. This includes having the ability to operate as a member of team in an often-high stress high tempo office environment.
  • 4-6 years of professional experience deploying and maintaining AWS cloud infrastructure in medium to large enterprise leveraging robust infrastructure as code.
  • 3 years of experience designing and implementing security countermeasures to maintain system compliance with DISA STIGs or similar U.S. Government security compliance regime.
  • 3 years of experience configuring, tuning and maintaining big data technologies including at least two of the following: o Elastic Search o Cassandra o Janus Graph o H-Base
  • 2 years of experience configuring, tuning and maintaining production Kubernetes container orchestration clusters.
  • 2 years of experience configuring, tuning and maintaining CI/CD pipelines with included containerization deployments.
  • Strong knowledge of concepts, methodologies and best practices - especially as they pertain to mitigating development risks, estimating tasks, coding standards and source control procedures.
  • Expert level skills with: o Centos Linux o Windows Server o Containerization
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or Business with 6+ years’ experience
  • Desired hands-on experience with:
  • Direct Experience with DHS or Law Enforcement architectures and environments
  • One or more of the following certifications: AWS Certified Solution Architect or Software Developer
  • Experience with DevOps environments
  • Expertise in various COTS, GOTS, and open source tools which support development of data integration and visualization applications


  • Active TS Clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI Clearance