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DevSecOps Engineer in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

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Job Number: R0048600

DevSecOps Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in modern software development? What if you could find a position that is tailor made for your mix of development, engineering, and communication skills? Efficient software development teams make the most of their time by limiting the activities that take developers away from writing their code. That’s why we need you, an experienced DevSecOps engineer, to help us shorten the time it takes to get critical tools into the hands of the nation's top law enforcement officers.

As a DevSecOps engineer on our team, you’ll help streamline our software development life cycle from requirements to monitoring in production. You’ll incorporate open source tools, automation, and Cloud resources to cut down on tedious, boring tasks and free up the team’s developers to do what they do best – innovate. You’ll implement continuous integration and delivery to limit manual testing and troubleshooting. You’ll work with the team to implement continuous integration and delivery to limit manual testing and troubleshooting. This is an opportunity to build your experience with infrastructure automation, Cloud-based development, container orchestration while developing software that will enable agile delivery of grants management applications. Build your experience with the software development life cycle on a team that works together to make the best software solutions. Coordinate all development and operations tasks and establish the project's DevSecOps practices, including version control, branching and merging strategies, continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipeline design, test-driven development approach, software quality, such as code reviews and code scanning, secure coding best practices, and Section 508 compliance. Coordinate with the platform lead in the implementation of the CI and CD pipeline and the development and implementation of the project's container strategy, including Docker and Kubernetes. Coordinate with the test lead in the development and implementation of the project's test automation strategy and serve as the primary point of contact for the customer's development and operations stakeholders.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience in software engineering, DevSecOps, security engineering, or Cloud engineering

-3+ years of experience with leading development and operations teams in the implementation of Agile and DevSecOps practices

-Experience with one or more of the following tools: GitLab, Jenkins, Puppet, Artifactory, JUnit, and Selenium

-Experience with executing projects using one or more Agile frameworks, including Scrum or Kanban

-Experience with integrating custom solutions written in Java with COTS products

-Knowledge of Cloud-based platform integration, including AWS, Azure, and Google using the latest of Cloud DevSecOps toolsets

-Knowledge of modern architectures and software development practices, including microservices, CI and CD, Clouds, containers, infrastructure-as-code, and test automation

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with DoD and awareness of operational missions

-Experience with managing private and public Cloud deployments of applications

-Experience with working with container-based technologies, including Docker tooling and the ecosystem

-Experience with connecting to database instances securely

-Experience with administering Linux and Windows-based operating systems

-Experience with Agile estimation techniques, including story points

-Knowledge of advanced configuration management techniques using tools that include Git

-Ability to lead discussions with diverse audiences, including users, analysts, developers, and testers

-Agile or DevOps Certification, including ICAgile


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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