DevOps Engineer with Active TS/SCI clearance

General Dynamics Information Technology Chantilly, Virginia 20151
JOB ID: 2018-38403 3/19/2018 6:40:36 AM




Job Description

Job Description:

GDIT is looking for a highly motivated, senior DevOps Engineer to join our experienced Rapid Application Development Team (RADT). RADT’s mission is to provide technical expertise and hands-on development to enterprise application owners in support of the cyber security office IA mission – public key enablement (PKE), audit, and attribute based access control (ABAC). Specific work includes automating workflows to guide system owners through the PKE, Audit, and ABAC compliance process; developing scripts to automate system configuration settings; developing web services to integrate to enterprise audit, PKI, and ABAC services; and automating/developing tools for IA analysts.

The candidate will have the opportunity to work with an experienced team to learn the concepts and available enterprise PKE, ABAC, and audit services available. The candidate will be required to develop in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. The senior level DevOps Engineer will be expected to work with limited supervision or guidance, have excellent written and oral communication, and be able to lead technical exchange meetings with customers. The ideal candidate will be an excellent trouble-shooter; understand PKE, ABAC, and audit concepts; be able to generate automated scripts on RHEL and Windows platforms; execute the development within a set timeline; and be an independent and motivated developer. The senior DevOps Engineer will need to have a broad scope of basic understanding/experience with networking, cloud technologies, identity and access management concepts, web services, agile development methodologies, and web development technologies.

Job Responsibilities

* Develop automated workflows
* Develop scripts to automate PKE, ABAC, and audit compliance for RHEL and Windows systems
* Develop web services (RESTful)
* Coordinate and run technical exchange meetings with customers

Builds and codes applications and/or models using various computer programming languages.

1. Plans, develops, tests, and documents highly complex applications programs.

2. Generates new code and corrects, converts, and/or modifies existing code to meet specifications.

3. Prepares detailed specifications from which code will be written.

4. Confers with end-users to analyze specified methods and procedures, identify problems, and document specific requirements.

5. Leads staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as users' manuals, product specifications, and training materials.

6. Performs a variety of testing procedures on assigned products, analyzes test results, and corrects problems.

7. Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to management and/or customer personnel.

8. Serves as a customer interface to ensure problems are resolved and requirements are met in a timely manner.

9. Performs research on emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution.

10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced programmers, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

11. Serves as a technical team or task leader.

12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

13. Participates in special projects as required.


Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


10-15 years of directly related computer programming experience.

Basic Qualifications:

* 8+ years of experience software/services development
* Experience with PowerShell and shell scripting
* Experience developing web services, APIs, and/or middleware
* Experience with automated workflow development
* Experience with basic systems administration (OS and web server configurations)
* Experience with agile development methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
* Experience with virtual environments/cloud services (e.g., VMware, AWS)

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with ServiceNow framework
* Experience programming in multiple languages (Java, C#, Shell Scripting)




As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Security:Top Secret/SCI

Location: Chantilly, VA - Virginia