DevOps Engineer

Crystal City, VA

Full Time Clearance required
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Posted 3 weeks ago

Join our team dedicated to developing and executing innovative solutions in support of customer mission success. Novetta is committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive workplace culture, embracing our differences and perspectives to build a stronger, more successful company.

Job Description: 

We are seeking a data minded software engineer who is excited about solving national security related data problems. If data pipelines, cloud infrastructure, and extracting analytics from a multitude of data sources is something you would be energized to work on, this is the position for you.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leverage Amazon Web Services to build scalable data infrastructure
  • Extract intelligence and analytics from a variety of data sources
  • Work with technologies such as Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Docker and Swarm
  • Design and build data services for consumption by clients and other services
  • Continuously implement security measures to protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration and cyber-attacks

Basic Qualifications:

  • Academic degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc.);
  • 1 or more years of experience in devops/system administration
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining IT automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, Nexus, etc)
  • Experience implementing security best practices in production environments and scan tools (Nessus, Burp Suite, etc)
  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Support mission-focused infrastructure to ensure performance and availability of system and environment
  • Schedule and coordinate system maintenance activities to reduce impact to production environment
  • Minimum of at least an Associate-level AWS certification
  • Must currently possess an active US government Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain SCI access within a reasonable, customer-mandated time frame. Must be willing and able to pass a counterintelligence (CI) polygraph examination

Desired Skills:

  • Work directly with development team to ensure systems and deployed and monitored well
  • Willing to learn new technologies and share knowledge with the team
  • Identify areas of improvement and ways to continually improve the systems
  • Interested in containerized workloads
  • Interested in scaling systems on AWS
  • Interested in automating pieces of the software life cycle for a full CI/CD pipeline
  • Interested in analyzing system flow patterns to increase performance throughput
  • Database administration (e.g. Oracle, Postgres, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience deploying and managing cloud infrastructure. (CloudFormation, Cloudwatch, etc)
  • Experience with system administrative scripting. (bash, Python, etc)
  • Experience with RiskVision

Security Clearance: TS


Novetta, from complexity to clarity.

Novetta delivers highly scalable advanced analytics and secure technology solutions to address challenges of national and global significance. Focused on mission success, Novetta pioneers disruptive technologies in machine learning, data analytics, full-spectrum cyber, cloud engineering, open source analytics, and multi-INT fusion for Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Law Enforcement customers. Novetta is headquartered in McLean, VA with over 1,300 employees across the U.S. 

Our culture is shaped by a commitment to our core values:

Integrity • We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of integrity and ethics.

Customer Success • We strive daily to exceed expectations and achieve customer mission success.

Employee Focus • We invest in our employees’ professional development and training, respecting individuality, and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Innovation • We know that discovering new and innovative ways to solve problems is critical to our success and makes us a great company.

Excellence in Execution • We take pride in flawless execution as we build a company that is best in class.

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Novetta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job tags: Ansible AWS Bash CD CI CloudFormation Docker Elasticsearch Open source Oracle Postgres PostgreSQL Puppet Python
Job region(s): North America
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