Systems Engineer (DevSecOps)

Gaithersburg, MD
Oct 03, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
OverviewGuidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: .ResponsibilitiesResponsibilitiesThe Defense Segment is currently searching for a Mid-Level Systems Engineer with DevSecOps experience to join a multi-functional project team. As a DevSecOps Senior Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for leveraging DecSecOps best practices and technologies in identifying ways to deliver production-ready solutions for the Customer, quickly, securely, and efficiently. This includes collaborating with multiple team members and customers to supporting stakeholders, executing CI/CD and other DevSecOps best practices, data-driven decision-making, and to ultimately delivering better products for the customer. Successful candidates will be proactive, driven, forward leaning team players who are capable of working in high demand client environments with a desire to bring DevSecOps practices to reality for a variety of DoD projects and opportunities.Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):Assist in the development and implementation of the DevSecOps Strategy to include the definition and goals of the over-arching framework and methodologiesImplement CI/CD pipeline utilizing DevSecOps principles and practices to increase automation and reduce human involvement in the processIntegrate DevSecOps tools and services (a code repository, an artifact repository, source code analyzer, security scanning, testing tools and an orchestrated integration and delivery platform) to enable automated application building, testing, securing and deploymentDevelop scalable test frameworks, analyze complex system architecture, and recommend solutions for improving system testabilityAutomate application deployment into varied and complex environments using virtual machines, container technology, Kubernetes, cloud environments, and bare metal serversArchitect testable, maintainable Infrastructure as Code (IAC)Facilitate a smooth delivery of a robust and stable product by teaming with customers and vendorsDiagnose and troubleshoot problems related to the OS, hardware, network, and related softwareQualificationsRequiredU.S. CitizenActive Secret clearance at a minimum; ability to obtain TS Clearance; TS preferredBachelor's degree in the field(s) of STEM or other relevant fields; or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training or work experience.5+ years of Unix/Linux systems administration experience including:Administering, optimizing, and configuring applications on Linux serversCreating and configuring new servers in a cloud environment (AWS preferred)Configuring cloud services (eg, CloudFormation, Route 53, CloudTrail, API Gateway, etc)Experience managing VPC, URL proxies, and C2S access points2+ years related experience with DevSecOps tools and best practices including:Experience with build and release automation tools such as Jenkins, GIT, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.Experience writing Terraform scripts, Helm scripts, Python scriptsExperience using GitLab or GitHub, Git, and GitflowExperience with automated test and scanning toolsExperience with secrets management tools such as VaultExperience supporting Production environment (Tier 3 support)Experience with container runtimes and storage solutionsMust hold active certifications meeting DoDD 8140 IAT Level II or higher standards, this includes:Cybersecurity-related certification (at least 1), examples include but not limited to:CompTIA Security+CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)Operating System-relevant certification (at least 1), specifically relevant to Linux or AWS, examples include but not limited to:CompTIA Linux+Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA)LPIC-2 (Advanced Level Linux Professional)LPIC-3 (Senior Level Linux Professional)AWS Certified Cloud PractitionerAWS Solutions Architect - AssociateAWS SysOps Administrator - AssociateExperience with and a passion for security, automation, scalability, and DevSecOps culture.Ability to work in a collaborative environment to troubleshoot and resolve problemsSuperb communication skills.DesiredStrong hands-on technical experience, knowledge, and understanding of AWS is preferredCertifications in related industry, security or cloud areas such as CompTIA Security+, AWS certifications, etc.Knowledge of version control systems - Git, SVN, PhireFull SDLC experience - business case and requirements engineering to production supportKnowledge of Docker and Gurobi OptimizerAdditional RequirementsThe successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government.Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.DisclaimerAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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