Senior DevOps Engineer ( R-00065582 )
Interested in putting some DevOps skills into action? Don’t have a lot of experience but want to learn about and work with technologies/platforms like Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)?
The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented Senior DevOps Engineers to come work in one of our state-of-the-art Leidos Software Factory facilities, located at either Charlottesville or Newport News, VA--your choice.
In this role, you will join dynamic Agile software teams that are singularly focused on providing world-class solutions to our customers in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive atmosphere. You will be intellectually challenged and provided with a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and fun environment.
At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more. We may be able to offer relocation assistance and a sign-on bonus to qualified candidates. Flexible telework is possible, but we do want to work with you in our state-of-the art offices!
Senior DevOps Engineers ensure the continuous integration and continuous delivery of our diverse suite of software products by applying best practices for infrastructure provisioning, configuration, and automated software deployments. You will leverage open-source and fit-for-purpose tools to manage private and public cloud infrastructures via code, designing reusable infrastructure components for scalable, highly-available, secure architectures for cloud-based applications. You will continually evaluate and apply best practices to facilitate continuous improvement that can be applied across teams.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field and at least four (4) years of related experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Experience with Agile and DevSecOps concepts and best practices.
Experience with container technologies such as Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes
Experience with GitOps tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet, Ansible or similar technologies
Fundamental background with software design patterns and programming languages.
Excellent problem solving and analysis skills.
Self-starter that is able to work independently while possessing the communication skills to work effectively with software development teams and customers.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to obtain U.S. DoD Secret security clearance.
Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems, network administration, and networking protocols/functions (e.g., HTTP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS, SMTP, DNS)
Experience provisioning and managing resources within IaaS/Cloud infrastructures (e.g., Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, etc.)
Professional cybersecurity certification such as Security+, or similar.