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CACI International DevSecOps AWS Engineer in Remote (Any State), Virginia

DevSecOps AWS Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

CACI is seeking a DevSecOps AWS Engineer to join our cloud operations team on a contract supporting cloud solutions at the Department of Homeland Security.

The DevSecOps AWS Engineer is primarily focused on securing and managing applications hosted on Amazon Web Services in a 24/7/365. They will collaborate with our clients to help design, implement, maintain, and test a variety of technical solutions by utilizing a variety of the latest technologies and be responsible for creating and enhancing Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Delivery (CD) pipelines and various kinds of automation processes (build management, automated deployments, automated testing, configuration management, etc).

About the Role:

Serve as a Cloud Operations team member responsible for troubleshooting and maintenance. Responsibilities include:

  • Engineer, install, maintain, configure, and optimize server operating systems (Windows and Linux) and hosted applications hosted in AWS cloud environment.

  • Perform analysis for collaboration of network / system needs and participate in planning, designing, upgrading and deployment of enterprise datacenter hardware and software using a project-based timeline.

  • Apply appropriate security measures to properly safeguard government systems by implementing industry standard best practices and DHS mandated mitigations.

  • Support the distribution of security patches using enterprise level tools such as AWS Systems manager Agent (SSM Agent) and Yum server.

  • Providing guidance for adhering to best practices for optimal and secure use of cloud technologies.

  • Deliver RMF documentation to support accreditation efforts.

  • Participate in the design, development, testing, and management of DevSecOps processes and tools.

  • Develop and integrate new or enhanced capabilities in the Organization using a DevSecOps approach.

  • Provide and manage test automation and performance testing tool chain capabilities to support the validation of applications and the environment.

  • Serve as a technical consultant for application teams and provide mentoring support for DevSecOps adoption.

  • Configure and customize tools to enable automation.

  • Perform container management.

  • Ensure compliance of current security policies and remediations.

  • Participate in on-call rotation to handle and resolve high severity technical escalations

  • Designing and implementing appropriate environments for those applications, engineer suitable release management procedures and provide production support.

  • Assisting in migrating products from on-prem infrastructure to AWS.

  • Working with other Cloud Solutions Engineers to develop prototypes and enhance or expand fundamental capabilities offered in the PaaS and containerized or serverless workloads.

  • Participating in a daily stand-up meeting to report accomplishments, plans for the day, and any roadblocks encountered.

  • Prepare, participate, present in Change Management process, Technical Review Board, and Change Control Board.

  • Contribute to documentation in the Knowledge Base, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), work instructions, and job aids.

  • Conduct knowledge-sharing sessions with more junior members of the team.

  • Document all work and updates in Service Now, JIRA, Confluence.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain DoD Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry On Duty (EOD) - Active EOD preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent + 10 years of applicable experience

  • At least one Amazon AWS cloud certification

  • Previous Amazon AWS cloud support experience in a production environment including network, security, deployment, and automation

  • Previous DevSecOps experience and with DevSecOps tools

  • ITIL Foundation certification (not required to start but expected to attain in first six months)

  • Experienced with coding and scripting languages such as Python, Bash, JavaScript etc..

  • Comfortable in at least one high-level scripting language (PowerShell, Python, Bash, etc.)

  • An understand/knowledge of Cybersecurity RMF Controls Validation Testing

  • Work on-call rotation to respond to incident escalations

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in interpersonal and written formats

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous DHS or DoD experience

  • Familiar with Windows and Linux Infrastructure hardening to DISA STIG specifications

  • The following certifications are highly desired:

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

  • Cybersecurity certification

  • ITIL Foundation

  • Other Cloud certifications

  • Knowledgeable of Problem Management best practice and processes

  • Experience using Service Now service management software (or similar tool) to document incidents and service requests

  • Participation in total software development lifecycle

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines

  • Knowledge of the Certification and Accreditation (C&A)

  • Experience with Ansible Tower and Terraform


What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $93,300-$200,500. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.