DevOps Engineer

Gaithersburg, Maryland
May 18, 2023
Jun 22, 2023
Engineer, IT
Full Time

DevOps Engineer

Gaithersburg, MD

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

For 20+ years, NJVC has provided federal, DoD, and commercial customers with innovative and cost-effective solutions for their IT needs. NJVC approaches the work with the intensity expected of a mission-critical IT provider, working within the framework of people, processes, and technologies to meet customer requirements.

NJVC is glad to be supporting the Foundation Sustainment Services (FS2) contract that will establish the acquisition framework for delivering the full scope of information technology services and capabilities to support the Information Technology (IT) sustainment services for the Foundation GEOINT Integrated Program Office (IPF) and the FG capabilities/services in support of the NGA's Source Operations & Management Directorate's Foundation GEOINT Group (SF).

The NJVC Spatial Solutions Division has an opening for an experienced DevOps Engineer to assist with the development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of critical systems.


Work you'll do

As a DevOps Engineer within our Foundation Sustainment Services ( FS2 ) team, you will:
  • The primary duties will be to support the development of a compute cluster project to enable custom code to create server clusters for large-scale analysis jobs.
  • Create GitLab Projects to house services.
  • Create GitLab runner with software and privileges to run services.
  • Create EC2 IAM Instance roles that will be associated with the GitLab runner with privileges to execute jobs.
  • Investigate Code/Job needs for logging to provide the status (CW, GITLAB ingest) and script inclusion of status items into GITLAB.
  • Create and maintain DevOps documentation.
  • Once DevOps pipelines are mature, the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to other development and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • BS in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline and 4+ years of prior relevant experience OR
  • Master's degree with 2+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Understanding of custom code development/reviews
  • Direct experience with Python scripting
  • Experience with GitLab functionality, error codes, and scripting
  • Familiar with AWS services/technologies (e.g., CloudWatch, IAM, EMR)
  • Experience supporting development testing
  • Experience with cloud-based architectures
  • Active Top Secret clearance

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
  • Understanding of DevOps methodologies and workflow.
  • Knowledge of Architectural, SW Development, and SW Sustainment Practices.
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting.
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals.
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications.
  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it.

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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