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Senior DevOps Engineer with Top Secret Clearance

Job Title
Senior DevOps Engineer with Top Secret Clearance
Job ID
Herndon,  VA
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Senior DevOps Engineer
Herndon, VA
Top Secret Clearance

@Orchard is retained by a top space technology company in their search for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join their team in Herndon, Virginia. 

As a team member, you will have the opportunity to closely support their mission partners, and your work will have a direct impact on mission imperatives.  In this role, you'll work closely with other software developers as well our infrastructure and cybersecurity teams leveraging open-source tools to create and maintain a diverse range of applications.

The team is a multi-faceted software development and systems administration team working to build and maintain software applications backed by a self-managed cloud infrastructure with a true big-data footprint (over 10 petabytes). The team’s diverse background of experience in mission support and software development serves as a catalyst to solve unique and challenging intelligence problems in support of special operations analysts and their on-going activities. Prototyping and frequent, iterative feedback are core to their delivery approach, anchored by a need to work quickly in support of missions.  

Your Core Responsibilities will include:  
  • Designing, implementing and maintaining multiple DevOps pipelines 
  • Implementing CD & CI solutions to support rapid development and integration 
  • Integrating static code analysis and other security mechanisms into pipeline 
  • Designing and applying hybrid deployment strategy (cloud and local virtualized) 
  • Working with software and system engineers to apply automated test and documentation processes 
  • Troubleshooting and resolving network, automation pipelines, and infrastructure issues 
  • Building, maintaining, and monitoring configuration management of release products 

Minimum Requirements: 
  • Must have a current/active TS with SCI eligibility and ability and willingness to obtain CI polygraph. 
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related discipline 
  • Requires 7 or more years of relevant experience 
  • Experience with source configuration management tools such as Git 
  • Experience administering automated build environments such as Jenkins or Hudson 
  • CI & CD development experience with technologies like Bash, Jenkins, or GitLab 
  • Experience with automated deployment technologies such as Cloud Formation, Ansible, Puppet or Chef 
  • Open source application deployments and maintenance experience
  • Custom source application deployments and maintenance experience
  • AWS-based cloud deployment experience 
  • Basic LINUX system administration experience (RedHat and/or CentOS) 
  • Experience working in an Agile environment 
  • Must be able to and willing to work onsite in Herndon, VA

Desired Skills: 
  • Security+ or comparable certification for privileged user access 
  • Experience with distributed processing methods and tools, such as REST APIs, microservices, IaaS/PaaS services 
  • Experience developing and deploying web services 
  • Experience supporting software in a production environment
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems, web services and SQL databases 

If this opportunity sounds like a good fit, or if you would simply like more information, please apply so that we can paint the full picture.

Established in 2010, @Orchard LLC, also known as, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.atOrchard.com.

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