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Parsons Corporation Site Reliability Engineer in San Antonio, Texas

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Job Description

Are you an experienced Software Developer, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) or DevSecOps Engineer looking for an opportunity to grow your skillset? Do you want to be part of a team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the cyber domain? We need your help.

We are supporting a game-changing DevSecOps Platform (DSOP) in support of AFCYBER product development teams to deliver OCO/IW capabilities through robust DevSecOps pipelines and containerized deployments to field operational capabilities faster. Our team is looking for a TS/SCI cleared and experienced Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with a broad enterprise background who can work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. In this position, you will be a member of a highly collaborative, multi-contractor support team while also being embedded directly with government customers. We’re looking for team players who are willing to embrace pair programming and possess strong communication skills.

Parsons is seeking an experienced SRE familiar with designing, automating and maintaining a highly reliable DevSecOps Platform (DSOP). The SRE must be familiar with deployment of Kubernetes across different types of infrastructure (cloud and on-premise) and ensure reliability of production systems, resolving problems and issues and ensuring the system is secure. This position seeks individuals familiar with microservice architectures, GitOps best practices and modern Day 1-Day 2 (D1/D2) deployment processes. Experience with DevSecOps in air-gapped and classified environments (S-C2S, C2S, VMWare) would be highly preferred.

The physical working location will be on JBSA-Lackland within a classified facility and also the greater San Antonio (TX) metropolitan area.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Active DoD TS/SSBI w/ SCI Clearance or TS/SCI eligible

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science and 3+ years of experience. Additional years of experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Possess Certification in DoD 8570.01-M, IASAE Level II or higher at contract award

  • Knowledgeable in industry SRE principles, best practices and automation to include reducing toil, monitoring, performance management and ensuring reliability of production DoD systems.

  • Experience with common DevSecOps tools to include any of the following: Gitlab, Nexus, SonarQube, Fortify, Elastic, Keycloak and Docker.

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMWare infrastructure

  • Experience with deploying and maintaining applications in CNCF Kubernetes using Helm Charts or Kustomize.

  • Proficient with Git source code versioning and standard Git flow procedures

  • Experience working in an Agile Software Development environment using Scrum or similar methodology

  • Great interpersonal and communications skills with a desire and ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, flexible environment and possess a willingness to take the initiative to learn new tools and concepts quickly

Desired Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, or Computer Science and 3+ years of experience

  • Knowledge and familiarity with the DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Reference Design.

  • Any experience with the following tools: Helm Charts, Kustomize, Istio Service Mesh, Network Policies, container-based databases, and other Kubernetes approaches.

  • Deployment of applications into mixed platform and air-gapped environments (AWS, VMWare, classified on-premise)

  • Any experience with GitOps best practices (ArgoCD, Flux, database lifecycle)

  • Experienced with at least one Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tool to include: Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef

  • Experience with developing software using a modern programming language (Python, Groovy, Go, NodeJS, etc.)

  • Experience with application development and deployment using microservices and container architectures.

  • Knowledge of secure configuration management techniques. (e.g., Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), cybersecurity best practices on

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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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