DevSecOps Engineer

Remote, US


Building the Unimagined

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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 includes 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 Engineer to support our customers and join our passionate team of high-impact problem solvers.

About the role:

As a DevSecOps Engineer, you are responsible for actively developing and implementing end-to-end cluster and application lifecycles, ensuring processes are both secure and efficient. Collaborate with clients, designing and implementing Kubernetes or Docker solutions. Take part in building CI/CD pipelines, ensuring a smooth software update process. Furthermore, actively participate in the application of GitOps principles for software delivery.

What we are looking for:

  • 3-4 years of hands-on experience with Kubernetes or Docker
  • Develop and implement end-to-end cluster and application lifecycles 
  • Experience with AWS and cloud technologies
  • Good grasp of Agile, DevOps, and DevSecOps methodologies
  • Networking experience
  • Experience or knowledge of Service-Mesh, such as Istio
  • Good knowledge of version control systems like Gitlab
  • Experience in software systems development using CI/CD pipelines
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Passionate about automation, system efficiency, and security
  • Experience with Log Management and Analytics tools
  • Proficient in tools like AWS Cloud Services, Gitlab, Ansible, Maven, Gradle
  • Experience with Unit/Integration Testing
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code
  • Obtain CompTIA Security+ or other DoD 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification within the first 90 days of employment with Raft

Highly preferred: 

  • Experience with writing custom Helm Charts
  • Basic experience with Big Data
  • Multilingual programming abilities
  • Knowledge in automation languages like Python or GoLang

Clearance Requirements:

  • Able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Work Type: 

  • Remote

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
  • Remote, hybrid, and flexible work options
  • 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.

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Tags: Agile Analytics Ansible Automation AWS Big Data CI/CD Clearance Cloud CompTIA DevOps DevSecOps Docker DoD DoDD 8570 Golang Helm Kubernetes Python Security Clearance Top Secret Ubuntu

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

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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