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DevOps Engineer

Date Posted: 4/2/2024

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Job Description

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Location: Boulder, Colorado (seeking local candidates only)

Position Overview:

The selected DevOps Engineer will plan and evolve processes and infrastructure to execute programs which support rapid maturation and deployment of capability while sustaining a stable security posture and configuration identification, control, reporting, and delivery of both internally developed and externally purchased commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software products. The DevOps Engineer will integrate development pipelines leveraging automation with test-driven development tools. Functions with agile principles to execute efficiently in an environment of continuous feedback. Ensures implementation of Software Configuration Management (SCM), code quality, and code coverage with automated testing for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines. Seeking candidates who find satisfaction in working on challenging and diverse assignments in collaborative settings across all levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Applying configuration management methodologies to systems
  • Supporting Development Teams throughout software development lifecycle
  • Designs, develops, automates, and maintains productivity tools using programming, database or scripting languages to improve software modeling and development.
  • Designs and implements build procedures that are used to support software product development and use.
  • Driving innovation through discovery and implementation of processes for continuous improvement.
  • Ensures implementation of Software Configuration Management (SCM), code quality, and code coverage with automated and manual testing on executable code
  • Collaborating with software teams using Agile Methodology
  • Catalyze development teams in adoption of DevOps practices especially using automation.
  • Utilizing Jira to document bugs and enhancements
  • Enhancing and sustaining maintainability, security and control of system software.
  • May train software developers in the use of configuration management tools and the implementation of software quality standards.
  • May develop software configuration standards for company-wide use.

Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a DevOps Engineer or a Principal DevOps Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications for DevOps Engineer or Principal DevOps Engineer:

  • DevOps Engineer: Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 2 years of related experience or a Master's degree in a STEM discipline and 0 years of experience, or 6 years of related experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Principal DevOps Engineer: Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferred from an accredited university and 5 years of related experience, or a Master's degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years experience, or a PhD and 0 years of experience, or 9 years of related experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Intermediate Linux OS experience
  • Intermediate Python, Perl or shell scripting
  • Ability and willingness to travel up-to 10% to support business needs.
  • Applicants must have a current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearance which is required to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Source control tool experience.
  • C++ experience
  • Software development and troubleshooting in a team environment.
  • Legacy software and modernization effort experience
  • Agile development experience
  • Full software development lifecycle experience
  • Experience with any of the following: Atlassian Tool Suit
    To apply please email your resume to jdimond@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Englewood, CO
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:4/2/2024
  • Contact: Jennifer Dimond (720) 617-7972
  • Pay Range: $100,000.00 - $160,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -042024-363391