DevSecOps Engineer

Posted Jul 18

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a DevSecOps Engineer to support a strategic technology offering within our Software Factory (SWF) and DevSecOps Capability Team within our Defense CTO group. The DevSecOps Engineer will support several initiatives across our Defense Division and should demonstrate capabilities and experience to help advance the key focus areas below.

  • Assist with the continued standup and expansion of the capabilities provided through the Defense Division Orion Software Factory (SWF)
  • Servant leadership in an DevSecOps engineering and coaching capacity for platform teams to evolve in their abilities to become high performing teams
  • Serve as a change agent and transformation enabler by providing transition support for programs adopting DevSecOps practices
  • Provide DevSecOps support to programs, teams, and customers including developing How-To guides and playbooks that support practices for DevSecOps approaches and implementations
  • Facilitate and bring expertise to teams and programs in Agile Software Engineering and DevSecOps, in supporting both platform teams in gaining DevOps maturity and efficiency

**Candidates can be US based, 100% remote.**


  • Architecting and hands-on ability in maintaining software / infrastructure build, test, and deployment CI/CD pipelines
  • Working with Development teams to integrate dependencies and backend components via automated pipelines
  • Assisting with determining guidelines and standards for deploying to AWS Cloud infrastructure and Kubernetes environments , including defining system and application security requirements
  • Educating teams on adoption of DevSecOps practices and tooling, and supporting those practices and tools
  • Creating, managing, and maintaining Pipelines, Data Integrations, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for our CI/CD pipelines and associated project-based deployments
  • The ability to be hands-on to help across technical matters within the SWF and DevSecOps Capability Team, to include enhancing the SWF, delivering/showcasing technical capabilities of the SWF
  • Supporting proposal development in the pursuit of organic and inorganic growth, and participating in presentation/marketing matters of the SWF
  • Assisting teams with DevSecOps issues related to performance, configuration, or otherwise
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to how we securely build, deploy and monitor software projects
  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of the DevSecOps competencies to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage
  • Utilizes technical knowledge to recommend metrics, tools, and/or techniques for enhanced transparency and operational efficiency
  • Provides DevSecOps coaching to Agile teams and members of technical challenge cohorts
  • Assist in the development and presentation of technical training curriculum - syllabus and curriculum design experience a plus
  • Perform and support DevSecOps and Agile maturity assessments in collaboration with the Product and Delivery Agile coaches


  • Successful candidate must be a US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain DoD Security Clearance; no conditions that would hinder obtaining/renewing Clearance
  • BA/BS Degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of DevOps/Cloud experience
  • Experience with Software Engineering and Continuous Delivery and/or DevOps related practices
  • Familiar/foundational in at least one programming language
  • Familiar/foundational with unit/functional/performance testing frameworks
  • Experience with Git version control
  • Experience with containerization build technologies, Docker experience preferred.
  • Experience with Gitlab and GitLab CI/CD Pipelines
  • Experience with Linux shell scripting (Bash/Bourne) and building applications for one of these languages: Java, Python, NodeJs
  • Experience using Linux/Unix (CentOS or RedHat preferred)
  • Experience providing program, portfolio and team level process, mentoring and coaching to senior leadership, portfolio managers and teams
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in working with teams and customers in developing, implementing, and coaching DevSecOps processes.
  • Proficiency with ALM tools such JIRA and Confluence


  • Experience with Kubernetes and Helm
  • Exhibits a passion for DevSecOps techniques and technologies
  • Experience with US Air Force Platform One’s Big Bang a plus
  • Experience with Nexus, Vagrant, Vault, Packer and Ansible
  • Experience with Security Scanning Tools: Anchore, OSCAP, Twistlock / Prisms
  • Experience with Static Code Quality Scanning Tools like SonarQube
  • Knowledge of secure development and software supply chain security practices
  • Stays current with related technology and practices
  • Ability to handle a dynamic work environment
  • Effective organization and time management skills
  • Desire for continuous learning
  • Takes individual initiative to follow industry thought leaders, maintain professional qualifications, and participate in company as well as global communities of interest.
  • Must be detail oriented, critical thinker, possess excellent problem solving skills
  • Desire for continuous improvement and a commitment to best practices

The likely salary range for this position is $136,000 - $204,000, 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. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.