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Jacobs DevSecOps Pipeline Development SME - NISSC II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking a DevSecOps Pipeline Development SME to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. 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 Pipeline Development SME Independently evaluates, selects, adapts, and modifies standard techniques and criteria in order to plan and conduct engineering assignment. Independently plans, schedules, and conducts or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work through the selection and adaptation or modification of techniques, procedures, and criteria. Analyzes complex features of the work and applies principles and practices of the discipline or devises new approaches in problem solutions. Thoroughly reviews all results from assigned tasks and determine if outputs are complete, correct, integrated with project objectives, and adequately documented.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Work with a team in the containerization of USAF Mission systems and supporting COTS / GOTS into a new VMware Tanzu Platform and Application Structure

  • Responsible for bringing to life a fully functional mission system and applicable COTS / GOTS containers

  • Responsible for meeting quarterly deadlines to create and enhance the Mission systems

  • Responsible to complete the VMware Tanzu Platform Navigator and Application Navigator including identifying follow on Agile backlog to be completed in each increment

  • Responsible to maintain compatibility / interoperability of all created containers with adjacent SDDC and mission systems that are not containerized or are not container eligible

  • Responsible to maintain compatibility / interoperability of all created blueprints with adjacent mission systems that do not have current blueprints or are not blueprint eligible

  • Execute all efforts in a collaborative and Scaled Agile fashion while adhering to government mandated fixed due dates

  • Work with Agile teams (developers, testers, operators and other production IT staff to oversee code releases and deployments of capability.

  • Foster agile relationship between software development and IT operations, establish and refine Continuous Integration (CI) and automation (key processes, release schedules, and infrastructure designs) so that organization can create and release regular updates to products quickly and efficiently as possible.

  • Attend and participate in periodic large Scale Agile Planning events (PI Planning).

  • Support standard Agile ritual meetings (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives) as necessary and assist Scrum teams in execution of Sprints.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Clearance Requirements: Secret

Educational Requirements: BS/BA

Certification Requirements:

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II

Desired Certifications:

  • VMware Certified Specialist - vSphere with Tanzu 2021

  • VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021

Experience Requirements:

  • Significant relevant experience in supporting sustainment of DoD mission systems/subsystems. Such as Web Based and non-Web Based Missile Warning Systems

  • Demonstrated experience leading a team in the Mission system aspects of designing and implementing mission system enhancements for a DoD Customer

  • Experience sustaining and modernizing mission systems in a DoD Airgap

  • Ability to lead a team of mission assurance engineers to a successful Agile ‘Definition of Done’ within each Sprint and Program increment

  • Understanding of System Development LifeCycle (SDLC) process in a DoD context including custom testing processes from the 45 th and 17 th Test Squadrons

  • Significant knowledge on how to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in DoD Air Gapped test and production environments

  • Hands on experience with CI/CD tools and pipelines in a DoD context (i.e. DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative (DSOP), USAF PlatformONE / Kobayashi Maru, DI2E, Tanzu, Cloud Native Computing Foundation)

  • Hands on experience with DoD Cyber security requirements including STIG, Scan, and static code remediation

  • Working in scaled Agile environment frameworks such as SAFe.

  • Comprehensive background in OS administration RHEL and Windows 10 / Server products

  • Understanding of coding and scripting with common languages; Knowledge of relevant major coding languages (e.g. PowerShell, JS)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of DoD Cyber security requirements including STIG, Scan, and static code remediation within a containerized environment

  • Experience with a range of Tanzu products (e.g. Tanzu Application Service, Tanzu Build Service, Tanzu Application Catalogue, Tanzu Data services, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, Tanzu Mission Control, Tanzu Observability, Tanzu Service Mesh)

  • Experience with a range of Tanzu FOSS subcomponents (e.g. Kubernetes; Harbor for container registry; Velero for backup and recovery; Sonobuoy for conformance; Cluster API for lifecycle management; Open Policy Agent for policy enforcement; and Antrea for container networking)

  • Experience with a range of automation and configuration management tools including but not limited to vRealize Automation, vRealize Operations, Ansible, SCCM, Jenkins, puppet, and others

  • Ability to identify, assess and integrate various open-source technologies and private cloud services (VMware Software defined Data Center VMware Cloud Foundation)

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 temperature 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.

Attendance

  • Regular attendance in accordance with 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

Travel

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

  • The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., 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 $105,000-$120,000 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.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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