Leidos is seeking a Associate DevOps Engineer in Charlottesville, VA or Newport News, VA.
Interested in putting some DevOps skills into action? Don’t have a lot of experience but want to learn about and work with technologies/platforms like Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)?
The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented engineers to come work in one of our state of the art facilities in Charlottesville, VA or Newport News, VA (applicant’s preference). In this role, you will join dynamic Agile software teams that are singularly focused on providing world-class solutions to our customers in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive atmosphere. You will be intellectually challenged and provided with a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and fun environment.
Associate DevOps Engineers enable the continuous integration and continuous delivery of our diverse suite of software products by applying best practices for infrastructure provisioning, configuration, and automated software deployments. You will leverage open-source and fit-for-purpose tools to manage private and public cloud infrastructures via code, designing reusable infrastructure components for scalable, highly-available, secure architectures for cloud-based applications. You will continually evaluate and apply best practices to facilitate continuous improvement that can be applied across teams.
•Recent Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field with an average 3.0 GPA. Additional Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
•Familiarity with Agile and DevSecOps concepts and best practices.
•Fundamental background with software design patterns and programming languages.
•Excellent problem solving and analysis skills.
•Self-starter that is able to work independently while possessing the communication skills to work effectively with software development teams and customers.
•Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
•U.S. Citizenship is required.
•Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems, network administration, and networking protocols/functions (e.g., HTTP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS, SMTP, DNS)
•Experience provisioning and managing resources within IaaS/Cloud infrastructures (e.g., Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, etc.)
•Experience with container technologies such as Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes
•Experience with GitOps tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet, Ansible or similar technologies
•Professional cybersecurity certification such as Security+, or similar.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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