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

About the role:

As a Senior DevSecOps Engineer, you will lead the development and implementation of end-to-end cluster and application lifecycles, ensuring top-notch security and efficiency in processes. Collaborate with clients, guiding in the design and execution of Kubernetes or Docker solutions. Take a leading role in constructing CI/CD pipelines, driving the efficient delivery of software updates. Responsible for championing the GitOps principles for software delivery.

What we are looking for:

  • 5-6 years' experience with Kubernetes or Docker
  • Lead in developing and implementing end-to-end cluster and application lifecycles 
  • Strong experience with AWS and cloud technologies
  • Deep understanding of Agile, DevOps, and DevSecOps methodologies
  • Advanced networking experience
  • Experience with managing Service-Mesh, like Istio
  • In-depth knowledge of version control systems like Gitlab
  • Extensive experience in software systems development through CI/CD pipelines
  • Exceptional problem-solving capabilities
  • Dedicated to automation, system efficiency, and security
  • Experience in setting up and integrating enterprise-grade cloud-based services
  • Proficiency with Log Management and Analytics tools
  • Ability to oversee CI/CD pipelines using cloud services and automation tools
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code and microservices

Highly preferred:

  • Proficiency in writing custom Helm Charts
  • Experience with Big Data platforms like Kafka or Hadoop
  • Advanced programming skills in multiple languages
  • Certifications such as CKA or AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active Secret security clearance

Work Type: 

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

Salary Range:

  • $110,000 - $180,000
  • 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 Automation AWS Big Data CI/CD Clearance Cloud DevOps DevSecOps Docker GitLab Helm Kafka Kubernetes Microservices Security Clearance 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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