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Remote DevSecOps Engineer

Company: NextGen Federal Systems
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

NextGen Federal Systems is seeking an experienced DevSecOps Engineer to be part of a team building a software factory for a DoD customer.The DevSecOps Engineer must be a solid performer focused on delivering results as well as promoting strong employee and customer engagement. This developer must have as a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and be willing to accomplish complex technical tasks.A qualified candidate will have demonstrated the following: Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team to develop sophisticated DevOps/DevSecOps solutions within an Agile Project Management framework for a DOD mission critical program of record
  • Work with cross-functional teams and across stakeholders to build a software factory platform that enables a DevSecOps transformation
  • Have working knowledge of Kubernetes, CI/CD and VMWare
  • Work with tech leads and architects to contribute to solutions and on-site needs
  • Work collaboratively with multiple teams
  • Participate in meetings as required as well as assist on providing inputs for the technical solutions team; follow up on direction, action items, questions, documentation, etc.Mandatory Qualifications:
    • Experience with developing and/or scripting for deploying applications or building up a factory
    • Agile software development, DevSecOps best practices, CI/CD pipeline experience
    • 5+ years development or operations experience working with cross functional teams
    • 2+ years contributing to or leading DevSecOps projects and/or Kubernetes deployments
    • Solid understanding of containers and container security with hands on experience
    • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, C++
    • Verbal and written communication skills are important, attention to detail, and strong customer-facing skills
    • Minimum DOD 8570 IAT Level II Certification, requiring one of the following: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP. Will consider candidate willing to obtain one of the above certifications within 90 days of employment.
    • Active DoD Secret security clearance or higher Desired Qualifications and Experience:
      • Experience deploying RKE2 to an on-prem infrastructure ideally with Terraform
      • Understanding of how to auto-scale nodes, pods and containers
      • Ideal candidate understands how to make on-prem infrastructure elastic and highly available possessing similar attributes to Cloud environments
      • Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Python, with mix of Helm charts, Dockerfiles, Terraform, Ansible, Bash and YAML
      • Experience in gathering metrics/logs from Kubernetes clusters
      • DevSecOps Toolchain: Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, BitBucket/Git, Nexus/Artifactory, Fortify, Anchore/Grype, Maven, jUnit, Terraform, Ansible
      • PaaS: Kubernetes (RKE2)/Helm, Longhorn/Fleet, Docker, RHEL, Chef Inspec, Keycloak, Prometheus and Grafana
      • IaaS/Cloud Tool: AWS/Azure, VMWare, Terraform, Ansible, ACAS, OpenSCAP
      • Familiarity with PlatformOne and current DoD DevSecOps initiativesBenefits: NextGen offers a competitive compensation package, commensurate with experience, successful performance, and corporate contributions, including salary, health benefits, 401k, performance bonus, and company stock options.About NextGen: NextGen Federal Systems is an innovative technology and professional services provider specializing in advanced software solutions and comprehensive mission and business support services. We work in close collaboration with our Customers to truly understand their business and mission goals. Our approach is to design, build, implement, and manage solutions that measurably improve our client's organizational performance. We have established and foster a corporate culture where we:
        • Treat employees with fairness and respect regardless of their position, tenure, race, or sexual identity.
        • Communicate the importance of our mission and our employees' contributions to it, ensuring they understand how their job role contributes to the greater good.
        • Openly promote and communicate our ideas for change and adaptability.
        • Strive to achieve results as an organization.
        • Hold employees accountable to their commitments and provide incentives that encourage positive and productive behaviors.
        • Value the talents and contributions of our employees as the key factor for our success.
        • Create an environment where people can engage at all levels.
        • Encourage people to take risks and allow them to make mistakes.RefID: A01

Keywords: NextGen Federal Systems, Minneapolis , Remote DevSecOps Engineer, Engineering , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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