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Jacobs DevSecOps Engineer - NISSC II - 62303 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a DevSecOps Engineer to support the NISSC II contract and the DevSecOps initiative. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to “provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites.” As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.

Job Description

The DevSecOps Engineer is responsible for the implementation and sustainment of the DevSecOps pipeline used for NISSC II software development. Performs trades and recommends the tools to use in the DevSecOps pipeline. Oversees the installation, configuration, testing, and sustainment of the tools. Ensures the tools are integrated and automated to enable Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) of NISSC II software capabilities to the warfighter. Shifts security left by building in security checks early and throughout the software development pipeline. Enables software developers to efficiently develop high-quality, secure code. Attends and contributes to agile team meetings to include daily stand-ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Selection of DevSecOps tools, to include trade studies

  • Installation, configuration, testing, and sustainment of DevSecOps tools.

  • Integration and automation of the DevSecOps tools to enable CI/CD.

  • Building security into the DevSecOps pipeline through automation of security controls.

  • Defining the process and procedures for utilizing the DevSecOps pipeline.

  • Maintenance of the DevSecOps pipeline to ensure availability to the software developers

  • Rapid resolution of DevSecOps pipeline issues

  • Developing requirement and designs for the DevSecOps pipeline

  • Creating and delivering high-quality requirements and design presentations to obtain customer approval

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Clearance Requirements: Secret or ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Educational Requirements: BS degree and 8 years related engineering experience, 2 years DevSecOps work experience

Certification Requirements: DoD 8570 approved cybersecurity certification such as Security+ or ability to obtain within 60 days.

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience designing, implementing, and sustaining DevSecOps pipelines

  • Experience automating software quality and security scans within the software promotion process

  • Experience developing and documenting DevSecOps processes and software flows

  • Experience enabling CI/CD

  • Experience developing requirements and design presentations and delivering them to customers for approval

  • Experience developing Java build scripts using Maven and/or Gradle

  • Experience implementing and maintaining Static Code Analysis (SCA) tools

  • High-level knowledge of DoD Platform 1

  • Detail oriented

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience leading an organization in the design and implementation of a new or modified DevSecOps pipeline

  • Experience implementing DevSecOps in a container ecosystem

  • Detailed knowledge of DoD Platform 1

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) platforms, like Terraform and Ansible.

  • Experience in Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration Environments.

  • Experience implementing DevSecOps pipelines in a VMware Tanzu environment.

  • Experience working with Kubernetes

  • Experience implementing and maintaining DAST (Dynamic Application Security Testing) tools

  • Experience working within an Agile development team

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

  • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions

  • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy, and windy climates.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

  • May require climbing, working at heights, and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets, and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Servers, switches, routers, and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.

  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders, and test equipment.

  • May require operating motor vehicles.


  • Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is mandatory.

  • Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts

  • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.

  • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise

  • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work

  • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions


  • Continental and overseas travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military, and contractor personnel at all levels.

  • Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Grooming and dress are usually business casual, but dependent on the client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess dual citizenship (i.e., a citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

This position is expected to pay $150,000-$170,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.


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