DevSecOps Engineer

Remote, US

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This is a U.S. based position. All of the programs we support require U.S. citizenship to be eligible for employment. All work must be conducted within the continental U.S.

Who we are:

Raft ( is a customer-obsessed non-traditional small business with a purposeful focus on Distributed Data Systems, Platforms at Scale, and Complex Application Development, with headquarters in Reston, VA. Our range of clients include innovative federal and public agencies leveraging design thinking, cutting edge tech stack, and cloud native ecosystem. We build digital solutions that impact the lives of millions of Americans.

We’re looking for an experienced DevSecOps Engineerto support our customers and join our passionate team of high-impact problem solvers. This is a unique opportunity to help build and shape a game-changing organization where we put our customers and people first. 

About the role:

As a DevSecOps Engineer, your day begins with a review of the current system performance metrics, followed by checking updates in the version control system and ensuring that the DevSecOps pipelines function correctly. Hardening new containerized applications according to OCI guidelines and deploying them via Kubernetes on our cloud infrastructure. Manage and enhance our CI/CD pipelines while simultaneously ensuring that EC2 instances and Lambda functions are properly configured and secure. In the afternoon, work closely with the development team, planning our agile software processes and helping containerize our platform services using Docker and Helm. Review of new security protocols, making sure our system remains compliant, and some coding, tweaking our infrastructure as code using tools like Terraform and Ansible. 

What we are looking for:  

  • 3+ years of hands on Linux experience
  • 3+ Hands-on experience with Kubernetes.
  • Experience troubleshooting production grade systems.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Terraform, Packer, Ansible, etc.) and CaC
  • Experience with public cloud and architectures (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience working with Monitoring, Logging and Alerting stack ( ELK, PLG, Fluentd etc) 
  • Ability to learn new technologies and understand complex distributed systems. 
  • Obtain Security + Certification within first 90 day with Raft

Highly preferred: 

  • Relevant container hardening experience
  • Solid understanding of GitOps development
  • Experience with Istio and HashiCorp Consul
  • Experience with HashiCorp Vault
  • Experience with production grade Kubernetes clusters.
  • Experience with FluxCD and ArgoCD
  • Knowledge of agile and DevSecOps methodologies and can work closely with DevSecOps teams to support containerizing platform services
  • Experience developing, testing, and maintaining containerized applications
  • Development experience with Kubernetes, Docker and Helm
  • Security+, CKA, AWS Solutions Architect Certification
  • Experience with cloud deployment

Clearance Requirements:  

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. SECRET Security Clearance 

Work Type:  

  • Remote (Local to San Antonio, TX preferred)

What we will offer you:  

  • Highly competitive salary 
  • Fully covered healthcare, dental, and vision coverage 
  • 401(k) and company match 
  • Unlimited PTO + 11 paid holidays 
  • Education & training benefits 
  • Annual budget for your tech/gadgets needs 
  • Monthly box of yummy snacks to eat while doing meaningful work 
  • Team off-site in fun places! 
  • Generous Referral Bonuses 
  • And More!

Our Vision Statement:  

We bridge the gap between humans and data through radical transparency and our obsession with the mission.

Our Customer Obsession:

We will approach every deliverable like it's a product. We will adopt a customer-obsessed mentality. As we grow, and our footprint becomes larger, teams and employees will treat each other not only as teammates but customers. We must live the customer-obsessed mindset, always. This will help us scale and it will translate to the interactions that our Rafters have with their clients and other product teams that they integrate with. Our culture will enable our success and set us apart from other companies.

How do we get there?

Public-sector modernization is critical for us to live in a better world. We, at Raft, want to innovate and solve complex problems. And, if we are successful, our generation and the ones that follow us will live in a delightful, efficient, and accessible world where out-of-box thinking, and collaboration is a norm.

Raft’s core philosophy is Ubuntu: I Am, Because We are. We support our “nadi” by elevating the other Rafters. We work as a hyper collaborative team where each team member brings a unique perspective, adding value that did not exist before. People make Raft special. We celebrate each other and our cognitive and cultural diversity. We are devoted to our practice of innovation and collaboration.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: Agile Ansible AWS Azure CI/CD Clearance Cloud DevSecOps Docker EC2 ELK GCP Helm Kubernetes Lambda Linux Monitoring Security Clearance Terraform Ubuntu

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Competitive pay Flex vacation Health care Salary bonus Transparency Unlimited paid time off

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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