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DevSecOps Engineer

DevSecOps Engineer

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DevSecOps Engineer

Clearance: Top Secret

At Aquila Technology, you will see our team’s passion every day, whether we are building a robust, policy-compliant IT system or stress-testing a system to identify gaps and security vulnerabilities. To own the advantage, we ensure our team owns results and gets the work done right the first time by deploying smart, purposeful solutions that work. Aquila is the right people with the right skills driving the right outcomes. We call this the Aquila Advantage.

About the Role:

Aquila is seeking a DevSecOps Engineer to join our team in supporting one of the country’s premier defense research organizations. One area of significant focus for the group is the application of modern software engineering principles and commercial best practices to define and prototype open architecture solutions, that provide mission-critical capabilities to the warfighter. This combination of approaches enables the flexible composition of sensors, processors, ground stations, and command centers. This work feeds into open architecture standards which ensure seamless information transfer between system components and subsystem-level upgradability. We succeed by participating in all phases of the program, including problem analysis and innovative solution design, system architecture, rapid prototyping and field-testing, and ultimately transfer of our technology. 

There are a few requirements for the position:

  • Must be a U.S Citizen (Green Cards / Visas do not qualify)
  • Willingness to undergo a comprehensive background investigation and maintain a personal security clearance. (Aquila would sponsor you for the security clearance.)
  • Reside within 100 miles of Lexington, Massachusetts.

What You’ll Do:

We are in need of a DevSecOps Specialist who will support the modification and sustainment of a DevSecOps pipeline and deployment of software to on-premise and commercial cloud environments. This DevSecOps pipeline supports many software development efforts in the group.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years of GIT/GITHUB
  • 3 years of Scripting Languages: Perl, Python, Shell Scripting, Powershell.
  • 3 years of Experience leveraging third-party Cloud Service Providers (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • 3 years of Containerization (Docker, Podman, etc.)
  • 3 years of Familiarity with JIRA / Confluence
  • 3 years of GitLab
  • 3 years of Configuring and Maintaining several Linux Systems Utilizing Scripting Languages and Automation Tools
  • 3 years of Containers & Orchestration (OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • 3 years of Experience in continuous integration
  • 3 years of Experience supporting common open-source application stacks (web services, big data, etc.)
  • 3 years of Experience with DevOps workflows and common CI/CD tools
  • 3 years of Install, configuration, support primarily RHEL virtualization platforms
  • 3 years of Linux Environment
  • 3 years of Redhat Linux Systems Administration

Working Knowledge of the Following:

  • Experience with DevOps workflows and common CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Unit testing frameworks, Artifactory, Maven, etc.)
  • Experience with Git, Git workflows, and common Git server products such as BitBucket, GitHub, GitLab, etc.
  • Experience supporting common open-source application stacks (web services, big data, etc.)
  • Proficiency in writing scripts for maintenance and automation in a variety of languages (e.g. Bash, Python).
  • Experience with common configuration management tools (Ansible, Terraform, etc.)
  • Familiarity with JIRA / Confluence
  • Linux and Vsphere system administration
  • Install, configure, and support primarily RHEL virtualization platforms
  • Experience with container technology (Docker, Podman, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications ideally with hands-on experience with Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience leveraging third-party Cloud Service Providers (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelors and 5 years of directly related experience

And These Skills are a Bonus:

  • Experience with VMWare VM management, AWS, Azure
  • Hands-on experience as a Linux administrator (RHEL 7 Linux)
  • Proficiency in a current programming language such as Java or Python
  • Proficiency in managing Big Data software stacks and architectures (Hortonworks HDP, HDF, Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Redis, NiFi. Ambari)
  • Strong understanding of web application architecture for high-performing and scalable applications.
  • STIG CyberSecurity Methodologies
  • Knowledge of IP Networking including VPC’s, VPN’s, VRF, DNS, load-balancing, and firewalls.
  • Certifications:
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate
  • Redhat Certified System Administrator
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator
  • CompTIA’s Security +
  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional

Our interview process is designed to let you get to know us as much as for us to get to know you!

  1. You’ll meet with someone from our Recruiting team so we can learn more about you and answer some of your questions.
  2. You’ll meet with the Hiring Manager to learn more about the team, and the role, and get to tell us more about what you’d bring to the team
  3. You’ll meet team members who will be your peers to help you get a feel for a “real day in the life” at Self.

Benefits and Perks:

Aquila team members experience the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, customer-focused, and technically innovative work environment. Aquila strives to deliver the best of the best in technical services to our customers. Candidates that possess a love for technical challenges, a desire to constantly learn, and the desire to establish themselves as critical players within a team will enjoy calling Aquila Technology home.

Our Perks Include:

  • PTO – 15 days (vacation/sick) 10 paid holidays – 6 standard (New Year’s, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas) – 4 floating holidays prorated based on your day of hire
  • 1.5 paid days, or 12 hours, for approved volunteer work
  • 1 week of paid maternity/paternity LOA after 1 year of Full-time employment
  • Tuition & Training Reimbursement – 5K annually for pre-approved, job-related tuition, certification, or professional conferences
  • 401K with Fidelity 100% immediate vesting; Plan eligibility begins 90 days following the date of hire. Aquila matches 50 cents on the dollar, up to 6%.
  • Cell Phone & Internet Reimbursed up to $150 monthly to cover cell phone, data, and home internet expenses.
  • By Your Own Device (BYOD) Allowance Reimbursed up to $1500 for the purchase of a qualified technology device. Eligible after 90 days of employment, and benefit renews every three years.

Location: Lexington, MA

Work Schedule: This position is hybrid – The individual works from home or off-site for a portion of their schedule and within a routinely commutable distance from the Lexington facility. Must be within a commutable distance from Lexington, MA.

Clearance: Candidates must possess an active Top Secret clearance to be considered for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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