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DevOps Engineer at Kihomac

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Richardson, Texas

Job Description:
  • Education/Training (both required and desired):
    • Bachelor's Degree in relevant engineering or science discipline required
    • Preferred Recognized Industry Architecture and/or Developer Certification(s) such as Security +, AWS Certifications
  • Experience:
    • 5+ years of professional experience in the required task area , preferably in Information Technology (IT), software engineering or software development including cloud-based solutions and technologies
    • 3+ years of experience as a DevOps or DevSecOps engineer working with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines and software development teams
    • 3+ years of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure
    • 3+ years of experience implementing and architecture experience standing up DevOps or DevSecOps environments
  • Preferred Skills or Experience:
    • Experience with open technology strategies and tools related to DevSecOps and related Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Experience with system integration using a variety of protocols, including XML, REST, and JSON
    • Experience with code repository and build tools like Git, Jenkins, code pipelines
    • Experience with issue trackers and repositories like GitLab, Jira, Jenkins, Nexus, Ansible or others
    • Experience with automation and CI/CD using Jenkins, GitLab Runner, CMake, MSBuild, Maven or others
    • Experience with deployment tools like Puppet, Chef or Ansible
    • Experience with Security tools like Fortify, SonarQube, OpenVAS or others
    • Experience or knowledge of Dockers, Containers or Kubernetes
    • Knowledge with Platform One, LevelUP, or Gov cloud
    • Knowledge of disconnected and classified environment
    • Knowledge of DoD Software teams and the DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Reference Designs
    • Strong understanding of authentication and authorization frameworks, cloud-based access, and security controls
  • Security:
    • Must be a US citizen
    • Ability to obtain a security clearance may be required


  • Utilize development and DevOps related tools, including Git, Jenkins, code pipelines
  • Administer and support DevOps tools such as GitLab, Jira, Jenkins, Nexus, Ansible and others
  • Identify and implement automation for CI/CD using Jenkins, GitLab Runner, CMake, MSBuild and Nexus
  • Utilize deployment technologies like Puppet, Chef or Ansible
  • Utilize network simulation, diagnostic, and software development tools
  • Exercise IT principles such as system availability, load balancing, monitoring and reporting
  • Follow and improve established standards and processes
  • Follow sound engineering practices
  • Participate in planning activities and negotiate expectations
  • Provide guidance into decisions like feasibility analyses, build/buy decisions, etc.
  • Automate software testing at multiple levels (component, configuration item, subsystem, system) and monitor results.
  • Design, deploy, operate, and maintain workloads in cloud environments such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Maintain AWS Cloud Infrastructure in an optimal configuration from both technical and budgetary perspectives
  • Conduct administration of build farm, deployment environments, and other CI systems
  • Configure and deploy micro services on cloud leveraging high scalability and high availability design patterns
  • Troubleshoot problems with builds, automated deployment systems and tools
  • Work with software engineers and IT to plan and manage software CI/CD pipelines and releases
  • Contribute and participate in SW development processes and practices to ensure quality / on-time releases
  • Creating DevOps dashboards
  • Other duties as assigned