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Parsons Corporation Satellite DevOps Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Satellite DevOps Engineer Median Salary: $130,000.00 Job Code: R120031 Job Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States Overview:

Are you an experienced Software Engineer who is interested in advancing your career while working for a firm that is a technology leader in its industry? If so, we have an opportunity for you! Take the first step toward joining a winning team by applying today!

This position will focus on DevOps deployment automation for Platform Services. This person will be responsible for building, securing, and operating multi-tenant runtime environments deployed across multiple infrastructure configurations: including AWS GovCloud, VSphere, and OpenStack, including on-premises configurations. The platform engineer team will work closely with cyber security engineering, network engineering, the integration and deployment teams, as well as the engineering teams running tenant applications, to maintain a secure and available environment for all customer missions. This position requires a solid background in automated deployment both in cloud and local deployments. Demonstrated experience with deployment and management using DevOps orchestration. Experience with container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes, AWS EKS, Docker, etc., preferred. This person will be highly motivated, focused, and proficient in implementing infrastructure and Platform runtime environments. This role will align under the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Operations Support team. 

The successful senior level engineer in this position will have a breadth of experience in automated infrastructure and platform configuration (IaC and PaC), provisioning of cloud OS level infrastructure, and building/maintaining runtime environments, operating systems, and platform services. Applicants should be familiar with common DevOps and container orchestration technologies, multiple OSes, and deployment and orchestration methodologies to include supporting full CI/CD toolchains. Will have delivered and maintained runtime environments for use by developers and deployed applications in private datacenters and/or public/commercial cloud computing infrastructures. The Platform Engineer will work on a scrum team with a US Government product owner.

Clearance Requirement: Active Secret Security SCI Clearance

Do you look at challenges from different perspectives and suddenly see a solution?

If you are inspired by developing new ideas and looking at challenges from fresh viewpoints, then you have the talents to be the person we're looking for. We encourage our employees to engage in creative problem-solving. We value your creative mind and give you the freedom to explore ideas. Let your creativity flourish! Check us out.


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  • Using enterprise automation tools (such as Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc.) to deploy and maintain complex environments like IaC (Infrastructure as code) and PaC (Platform as code).

  • Employing the latest technologies to support CI/CD in virtualized and/or cloud environments

  • Deploying and supporting various environments within AWS, Azure, or GCP.

  • Deployment and support of common on-prem infrastructure orchestration technologies targeting infrastructures based on OpenStack, vSphere or similar.

In our supportive workplace, you'll do well and have well-being

When you're happy at work, you do your best - it's that simple. Here, people from diverse backgrounds feel appreciated for their achievements, supported for their efforts, safe going to management for help, and have an open path to the top.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline.

  • 5+ of computer systems design, integration, and maintenance, with at least 2 years of experience with DevOps orchestration.

  • Experience working with common cloud infrastructure providers, private cloud infrastructure, or enterprise virtualization platforms. Examples include AWS, Azure, VMWare Cloud Foundation, Openstack etc.

  • Automation experience using technologies such as Bash, Python, Terraform, Ansible, Packer, and Puppet.

  • Knowledge and understanding of containers and container orchestration.

  • Ability to work closely with the Cybersecurity teams to ensure successful and compliant implementation and delivery via automation.

  • Agile mindset and likes to tackle complex problems and take initiative and responsibility.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

If exceeding expectations drive your success, we're a match

Giving your all can take thinking on your feet, imagination, and empathy. We never get tired of going that extra mile when it comes to exceeding customer expectations. If you feel the same, you'll thrive here, inspired by like-minded colleague. Your colleagues here will come from diverse backgrounds, and we welcome all, knowing that the perspectives diversity brings make us smarter and better.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Local or willing to relocate to Colorado Springs area. This is an onsite position.

  • Direct hands-on experience with common container orchestration technologies - Kubernetes, OpenShift, Rancher, GKS, AWS EKS, etc.

  • Knowledge of monitoring tools such as Splunk and Elk Stack.

  • Active and direct experience with securing systems to DoD standards via automation.

  • Experience with industry standard patch maintenance systems such as Satellite and WSUS. #CJ

* Requisition is reflective of the type of person we are seeking to hire or represents multiple requisitions

We harness the power of innovation so that you can change the world and help our customers solve their most complex challenges The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $130,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.