Associate DevSecOps Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO (Hybrid)


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

About the role:

As an Associate DevSecOps Engineer, I start my day by assisting in the development and implementation of end-to-end cluster and application lifecycles, aiming for secure and effective processes. I then assist in coordinating with clients, helping in designing and setting up Kubernetes or Docker solutions based on their requirements. I participate in the construction of CI/CD pipelines, facilitating the timely and consistent delivery of software updates. Additionally, I aid in the implementation of GitOps principles for software delivery.

What we are looking for:

  • 1-2 years' experience with Kubernetes or Docker, assisting in setting up clusters
  • Assist in developing and implementing end-to-end cluster and application lifecycles 
  • Familiarity with AWS and cloud technologies
  • Beginner understanding of Agile, DevOps, and DevSecOps methodologies
  • Basic networking knowledge
  • Interest in Service-Mesh, such as Istio
  • Basic knowledge of version control systems like Gitlab
  • Eagerness to learn CI/CD pipelines and software systems development
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Enthusiasm for automation, system efficiency, and security
  • Experience or interest in cloud-based services
  • Familiarity with Log Management and Analytics tools is a plus
  • Eagerness to learn tools like AWS Cloud Services, Gitlab, Ansible, Maven, Gradle
  • Experience with basic testing tools is a plus
  • Willingness to stay updated with industry trends

Highly preferred:

  • Familiarity with writing custom Helm Charts
  • Interest in Big Data
  • Eagerness to work with various programming languages and their package managers/dependency managers
  • Interest in automation languages like Python or Typescript

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active Secret security clearance

Work Type: 

  • Hybrid - Colorado Springs, CO
  • May require up to 10% travel

Salary Range:

  • $70,000 - $110,000
  • The determination of compensation is predicated upon a candidate's comprehensive experience, demonstrated skill, and proven abilities

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 DevOps DevSecOps Docker GitLab Helm Kubernetes Maven Python Security Clearance TypeScript Ubuntu

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

Region: North America
Country: United States
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