DevSecOps Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Remote, Working from the USA
Key Skills For Success




REQ#: RQ168114
Requisition Type: Regular
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Job Description
Job Description

Seeking a DevSecOps Engineer to join our expanding DevSecOps (DSO) team.  This new DevSecOps Engineer role provides critically needed support to the DevSecOps/Middleware team, working as part of the Managed Application, Infrastructure, Networking, Enterprise, and Security Services (MAINES) contract.   The DSO Engineer works in unison with several matrixed teams across client and contractor organizations.  This role regularly interfaces with clients, software developers, and software engineers and functions as a primary technical point of contact and must be experienced and comfortable in a client-facing role.  This role frequently functions as a liaison between technical and non-technical stakeholders and is expected to facilitate collaboration and communication between stakeholder groups (e.g., during cloud intake process meetings, translating technical progress/milestones to Deployment Managers (DMs) and application owners).

The ideal candidate for this role possesses a high degree of attention to detail and the ability to work both in a self-directed manner, and as part of a team.  The ideal candidate will also have prior practical experience establishing and documenting technical processes.    

General Duties and Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributes to the completion of major engineering programs and may function in a project leadership role.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of highly complex engineering problems of advanced scope and complexity.
  • Performs highly complex systems design, development, and integration form the start of a systems life cycle to the end.
  • Oversight of highly complex infrastructure including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools.
  • Performs highly complex systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Performs continual maintenance and provides highly complex solutions for security, backup and redundancy problems.
  • Prepares and maintains a wide range of documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects.
  • Provides guidance to less-experienced Systems Engineers.
  • Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology and works with management to evolve current processes.
  • Serves in a client-facing role and regularly interacts with multiple stakeholders.
  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.
  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

Technical Skillset:

  • 4+ years’ experience as a DevSecOps developer or Systems Engineer who develops and manages the CI/CD pipelines of a wide variety of applications.
  • Ability to act as a liaison between Application Owners, Application Developers, and multiple supporting teams, such as Cloud Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Security Engineers, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues across multiple applications.
  • Ability to manage, maintain, and enhance existing CI/CD pipelines within GitLab.
  • Experienced in providing DevSecOps implementation using Jenkins, GitLab, GitHub Actions, or Azure DevOps.
  • Ability to work with AWS via console and command line.
  • Ability to configure and deploy Kubernetes clusters, practical experience with AWS EKS and comfort with kubectl commands preferred.
  • 3+ years’ practical experience with infrastructure as code deployments, Terraform experience preferred.
  • Ability to write functions to support CI/CD pipelines using Python (highly preferred)

Technology Stack Requirements:

  • GitLab (1-2 years of practical application in an organization)
  • AWS (1-2 years of practical application in an organization)
  • RHEL (5 years of practical application in an organization)
  • Kubernetes (2 years practical application in an organization)
  • Docker (1-2 years of practical application in an organization)
  • EKS deployed on Fargate (experience desirable, but not required)
  • Ability to write functions to support CI/CD pipelines using Python (highly preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Certifications (Certified DevOps Engineer)
  • Kubernetes Certification (Certified Kubernetes Administrator)


  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)
  • 8+ years of relevant Computer Science/Information Technology experience
  • Highly proficient problem-solving ability
  • Ability to apply principles of process improvement & best practices in process documentation
  • Ability to independently provide direct support in a client-facing role
  • Ability to manage multiple, high-priority projects, tasks, and deadlines and shift focus as necessary
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


None - N/A

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $92,331 - $154,211. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.