Senior DevSecOps Engineer

Second Front Systems is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior DevSecOps Engineer to join our growing technical team. We are a small team with a passion for accelerating the deployment of emerging technology into national security use-cases. We are seeking technical professionals who want to operate on the front lines of an exciting and disruptive mission.

Responsibilities – What You’ll Be Doing

  • Leading a small team in the development and securing of a DevSecOps platform and infrastructure.
  • Hands-on engineering, typically spending 80-90% of your time actually writing code to automate CI/CD pipelines, generate Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Configuration as Code (CaC), and deploy and operate security services. 
  • Advising the CTO and company leadership on architectural design to support both Second Front products and products developed for government customers.
  • Coordinate with other members of the engineering team to ensure the secure and reliable operation of Second Front and customer systems
  • Developing best practices, operational procedures, and documentation to ensure effective, company-wide execution of DevSecOps principles. 

Qualifications – What You Bring to the Role

  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills. High-energy, adaptive, self-starter with the passion and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with limited direction.

Required significant previous experience with:

  • Automated deployment of cloud infrastructure, with a preference for AWS and/or GCP
  • Integrating and automating an end-to-end CI/CD pipeline, with an emphasis on testing and security tools
  • Deployment and operation of a microservices architecture using Kubernetes with Service Mesh

Desired previous experience with:

  • Department of Defense system architecture and security policies, to include the DevSecOps Reference Architecture
  • Active application and infrastructure monitoring for performance and security, to include incident response

Required qualification:

  • Applicant must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.  A current active clearance is highly desired.

Second Front offers competitive compensation and benefits, and a very flexible work environment.