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Parsons Corporation DevOps Engineer (2750) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity? Do you understand how data flows from hardware through device drivers to the user? Parsons works on top level cyber security for national defense programs and is hiring Software Engineers with a focus on research, innovation, and solving mission critical challenges.

Space Ground System Solutions (SGSS), an operating unit of Parsons, supports the Naval Research Laboratory and is passionate about making our nation the undisputed leader in Space. We understand that ensuring our security for future generations depends on it. We have emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge space domain solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our success can be attributed to our people and our priorities.

If you are a motivated individual who wants a chance to assist in solving major national security challenges - who seeks to work on a team where creative solutions are encouraged, and technical challenges are the norm - then we need your help.

What's in it for you . . . one of the most comprehensive benefit packages in the industry. All benefits are fully funded - no employee contribution required.

SGSS is currently looking for an experienced full-time DevOps engineer to join the VMOC team preferably in the Alexandria, VA, location. However, we will also consider candidates willing to work from our Melbourne, FL, or Colorado Springs, CO, locations as well. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities

  • Automate configuration, monitoring, and hardening of development and production systems in physical, virtual, and cloud environments

  • Complete research on new technologies or methodologies for the purpose of implementing complex workflows

  • Develop tooling that streamlines internal development and QA experiences

  • Assist in day-to-day system administration tasks to keep infrastructure running smoothly

  • Communicate effectively with customers, management, and other developers to aid and provide guidance in designing new features as well as determining defect fixes

  • Ability to work in an Agile environment

Required Qualifications

  • Must have or be able to obtain a DoD Secret or Top-Secret security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant Engineering Field; or equivalent combination of formal education and experience

  • Not less than two (2) years previous related professional experience

  • Defining, building, and modifying container images such as Docker or Podman

  • Defining and deploying Kubernetes primitives such as Pods, Services, and Deployments

  • Deploying and troubleshooting containerized applications to CNCF Kubernetes platforms such as Kubernetes, Rancher or OKD/OpenShift

  • Usage of Helm package manager and working with Helm charts

  • Cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, GCP

  • Proven experience embedded with a project team to integrate DevOps and/or DevSecOps deployments to meet projectrequirements

  • ModernCI/CD concepts and tools such as pipelines, GitOps, GitLab, Jenkins, ArgoCD,etc

  • Experienceon a containerized, cloud-native, cloud modernization, or cloud migration application development team or project

  • Strong understanding of Microservice application concepts, architecture, and deployments

  • Relational databases (e.g. MySQL, PostGreSQL, Oracle DB)

Preferred Qualifications

  • CNCF CKAD or CKA certification

  • AWS or GCP certification

  • Java/Java EE application deployment/development

  • Spring/Spring Boot application deployment /development

  • Application server development on JBoss Wildfly server

  • GUI development

  • Atlassian Software Development and Collaboration Tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket etc).

  • Unix based operating systems

  • Cloud software development and concepts

  • Web security technologies and best practices (e.g. PKI, OpenId)

  • Satellite Systems, Satellite Operations, and/or Aerospace Engineering concepts

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

SGSS offers competitive salary, company paid medical/dental benefits, a 20% annual employer contribution to your 401K (no employee contribution required), life insurance as well as short and long-term disability, and plenty of time off to create the work/life balance we believe in.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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