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DevSecOps Engineer (Active Secret Clearance) - REMOTE

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Herndon, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Systems Engineering (ASE), an Akima company, is not just another federal systems support contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ASE, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , ASE provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , ASE delivers solutions in maritime IT, systems engineering, and integration across the Department of Defense and stands ready to help improve operational performance at a reasonable and sustainable cost.

As an ASE employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Software Engineer specializing in DevSecOps to join our dynamic team. As a DevSecOps Engineer, you will play a crucial role in automating deployment, monitoring, and infrastructure management in a cloud environment. Your expertise in architecting and implementing security controls, integrating security guidelines into DevSecOps processes, and optimizing application performance will be essential in ensuring the delivery of secure and efficient solutions throughout the solution delivery lifecycle.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes, designs, develops, modifies, writes, edits, and implements software programming applications.
  • Analyzes and defines software requirements to determine specifications and standards.
  • Proposes software solutions.
  • Determines the cost of new and modified systems and engages in the proposal process.
  • Develops, designs, and edits original applications, or modifies third-party applications.
  • Tests and approves applications.
  • Trains users and writes training manuals.
  • Manages user support and feedback.
  • May specialize in one or more areas of development, including network, operating systems, databases, or applications.
  • Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of subject matter.
  • Collaborates with an Agile development team to deliver end-to-end automation of deployment, monitoring, and infrastructure management in a cloud environment.
  • Architects, designs, and implements security controls throughout the solution delivery lifecycle, ensuring the integration of security patterns and guidelines from the early stages of the lifecycle.
  • Oversees the program's security, backup, and redundancy strategies, ensuring a robust and resilient system.
  • Evaluates application performance, identifies potential bottlenecks, and develops and implements solutions to enhance performance.
  • May act as a lead.


Minimum Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5-7 years’ experience in a cloud and/or hybrid environment.
  • Minimum Secret Clearance required.
  • Experience with frameworks and infrastructure automation.
  • Experience with large-scale data architecture, data modeling, database design, and information systems implementation.
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure ( AWS: EC2, VPC, Lambda, S3, EFS, ECR/ECS, Route 53, IAM, RDS, Autoscaling, CloudTrail, CloudWatch)
  • Experience with CI/CD and application build and deploy (Jenkins, Git, Artifactory, Xray, Jira, SonarCube, Terraform)
  • Excellent verbal and communications skills
  • Experience deploying and monitoring web applications in any of the following Cloud Service Providers (CSPs):
  • AWS
  • Azure

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: ASE - Akima Systems Engineering

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-8886