Job Title: DevOps Engineer (Software Engineering)

Job ID: #427

Job Location: Chantilly, VA

Job Description:

Omitron Inc. is searching for a DevOps Engineer with practical DevOps experience and scripting expertise to support software development programs in Chantilly, VA. The DevOps Engineer will design, implement, test, deploy, support and improve upon continuous integration pipelines and internal tools, and champion new technologies and industry standard toolsets in a fast-paced agile environment. A successful candidate for this position will be working as a member of evolving teams and must be familiar with shared ownership and flexible dynamic teams. DevOps Engineer will work closely with technical leadership, users, and other aerospace personnel to support growth in DevOps Engineering expertise, as well as championing DevOps practices.

Essential Functions:

The DevOps Engineer participates in an agile process team with multiple smaller flexible development teams that combine mature software practices and technology-supported development infrastructure. The DevOps Engineer will execute a full lifecycle agile workflow including daily SCRUMs, story grooming and bidding, and sprint execution. The DevOps Engineer will work with teams to implement new capabilities and mature existing capabilities using key enabling technologies and frameworks. DevOps Engineer will provide technical and methodological guidance in DevOps practices to the multiple independent teams, encouraging user engagement, shared ownership, and cross-cutting development across multiple smaller teams.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise with the following:

  • Continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) tools including Jenkins
  • Git and git-based version control systems (Bitbucket, etc)
  • Containerization tools and platforms (Docker and Kubernetes, etc)
  • Configuration management strategies and automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform, etc)
  • Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence)
  • Proven expertise with multiple development process environments (Agile/Scrum, Waterfall)
  • One or more scripting (Perl, Bash, etc) and programming (Ruby, Python, Java etc) languages,
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience, or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Security+ certification
  • UNIX/Linux system administration in distributed enterprise environment (5+ years) and virtual machine/lab environments
  • Ability to work with technical leadership to support growth and champion DevOps practices
  • Project management background
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

Security Clearance Requirements:

TS/SCI clearance

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Benefits include:

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

HSA or FSA accounts

Company paid ST/LT Disability and AD&D insurance

Paid Federal Holidays

Paid Vacation Leave and Sick Leave

401k with company match

Supplemental Insurance options like AFLAC

Education Assistance

Voluntary Life Insurance

Company Overview

Welcome to Omitron! A quick background on us before getting into the fun stuff. Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business with locations all over the US. Our headquarters is located in Beltsville, Maryland with a regional office in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and so many other locations we don’t have the space to list them all. We’ve been around for over 35 years since 1984 to be exact. Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military programs and is recognized across the industry for that excellence.

Our motto is Ensure Mission Success. We recognize that outstanding people are the key to our success, so we take our time in selecting highly qualified and motivated individuals. We make sure to provide them with an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture continued growth.

To provide that environment, Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package (that our employees rave about), and excellent career growth opportunities. Omitron also strives to foster a fun and welcoming work culture, the various offices often hold moral events (paintball anyone? Or how about a nice picnic?) in addition to holiday parties and the like.

Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply. EEO/AA. E-Verify Participation.