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Guidehouse Systems Engineer (DevSecOps) in Columbia, South Carolina

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

The Defense Segment is currently searching for a Mid-Level Systems Engineer with DevSecOps experience to join a multi-functional project team. As a DevSecOps Senior Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for leveraging DecSecOps best practices and technologies in identifying ways to deliver production-ready solutions for the Customer, quickly, securely, and efficiently. This includes collaborating with multiple team members and customers to supporting stakeholders, executing CI/CD and other DevSecOps best practices, data-driven decision-making, and to ultimately delivering better products for the customer. Successful candidates will be proactive, driven, forward leaning team players who are capable of working in high demand client environments with a desire to bring DevSecOps practices to reality for a variety of DoD projects and opportunities.

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the DevSecOps Strategy to include the definition and goals of the over-arching framework and methodologies

  • Implement CI/CD pipeline utilizing DevSecOps principles and practices to increase automation and reduce human involvement in the process

  • Integrate DevSecOps tools and services (a code repository, an artifact repository, source code analyzer, security scanning, testing tools and an orchestrated integration and delivery platform) to enable automated application building, testing, securing and deployment

  • Develop scalable test frameworks, analyze complex system architecture, and recommend solutions for improving system testability

  • Automate application deployment into varied and complex environments using virtual machines, container technology, Kubernetes, cloud environments, and bare metal servers

  • Architect testable, maintainable Infrastructure as Code (IAC)

  • Facilitate a smooth delivery of a robust and stable product by teaming with customers and vendors

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems related to the OS, hardware, network, and related software

Qualifications

Required

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Active Secret clearance at a minimum; ability to obtain TS Clearance; TS preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field(s) of STEM or other relevant fields; or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training or work experience.

  • 5+ years of Unix/Linux systems administration experience including:

  • Administering, optimizing, and configuring applications on Linux servers

  • Creating and configuring new servers in a cloud environment (AWS preferred)

  • Configuring cloud services (e.g., CloudFormation, Route 53, CloudTrail, API Gateway, etc)

  • Experience managing VPC, URL proxies, and C2S access points

  • 2+ years related experience with DevSecOps tools and best practices including:

  • Experience with build and release automation tools such as Jenkins, GIT, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

  • Experience writing Terraform scripts, Helm scripts, Python scripts

  • Experience using GitLab or GitHub, Git, and Gitflow

  • Experience with automated test and scanning tools

  • Experience with secrets management tools such as Vault

  • Experience supporting Production environment (Tier 3 support)

  • Experience with container runtimes and storage solutions

  • Must hold active certifications meeting DoDD 8140 IAT Level II or higher standards, this includes:

  • Cybersecurity-related certification (at least 1), examples include but not limited to:

  • CompTIA Security+

  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • Operating System-relevant certification (at least 1), specifically relevant to Linux or AWS, examples include but not limited to:

  • CompTIA Linux+

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA)

  • LPIC-2 (Advanced Level Linux Professional)

  • LPIC-3 (Senior Level Linux Professional)

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

  • AWS Solutions Architect – Associate

  • AWS SysOps Administrator - Associate

  • Experience with and a passion for security, automation, scalability, and DevSecOps culture.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment to troubleshoot and resolve problems

  • Superb communication skills.

Desired

  • Strong hands-on technical experience, knowledge, and understanding of AWS is preferred

  • Certifications in related industry, security or cloud areas such as CompTIA Security+, AWS certifications, etc.

  • Knowledge of version control systems – Git, SVN, Phire

  • Full SDLC experience – business case and requirements engineering to production support

  • Knowledge of Docker and Gurobi Optimizer

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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