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Parsons Corporation Clearable DevOps Engineer (Space Domain) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Cleared DevOps (CI/CD) Engineer

Median Salary: $125,000

Job Code: R116174

Job Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Do you look at challenges from different perspectives and suddenly see a solution?

If you are inspired by developing new ideas and looking at challenges from fresh viewpoints, then you have the talents to be the person we're looking for. We encourage our employees to engage in creative problem-solving. We value your creative mind and give you the freedom to explore ideas. Let your creativity flourish! Check us out.

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of DevSecOps/ DevOps? Braxton, A Parsons Company is searching for Software Engineers with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.


The Engineer position will directly support the Enterprise Ground Service (EGS) SATOPS, Prototyping, and Integration (SPI) program & Platform Services. It's goal is to deploy a universal command and control architecture aimed at eliminating restrictions by continuously delivering enterprise tactical command and control services and applications to fully enable today's modern warfighter.

This role will align under the EGS Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Operations Support team and will focus on developing and implementing CI/CD methodologies for multiple teams across the enterprise. The Engineer must have a good grasp of modern software development practices and how they fit in with building a robust DevSecOps pipeline. This position requires a background in software or infrastructure development in cloud and local environments.

The successful candidate will have experience in creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines and the toolchains which comprise them. Applicants should be familiar with common DevSecOps orchestration technologies spanning multiple Operating Systems.

Position Description:

  • Ability to manage CI/CD tools within a team of developers.

  • Develop and communicate principles, policies, standards, guidelines and best practices for CI/CD operations.

  • Provide technical guidance and implementation support to multiple developer teams in multiple environments working to establish, maintain, and improve CI/CD pipelines.

  • Train and support developers in the use of source control, build automation, continuous integration, test automation, and deployment automation.

  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines supporting the development, integration, test, operations, and sustainment activities.

  • Employ the latest technologies to support CI/CD in virtualized and/or cloud environments.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and make recommendations on infrastructure automation tools like Terraform and Ansible.

  • Ability to design and document processes and CI/CD best practices for use across the Enterprise.

Help us search out fresh ideas

We always have our antennas out for new ways to stay in the lead. In this environment, you'll be able to express your creativity and be rewarded for your contributions. We depend on innovative people who stay alert to market trends and whose ability to refresh our procedures and invigorate our products keeps us ahead. Our diverse, welcoming environment assures that all people are respected for who they are as well as what they contribute. Stay ahead with us.


  • Ability to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance; an active DoD TS/SCI is desired. U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field.

  • 5+ relevant years of experience in software engineering with at least 2 years of experience with DevOps orchestration .

  • Experience working in private cloud infrastructure or enterprise virtualization platforms. Examples include AWS, Azure, VMWare Cloud Foundation, OpenStack, etc.

  • Experience using version control tools (git preferred).

  • Experience using automation tools such as Bash, Python, Terraform, Ansible, and Gradle. (to deploy and maintain complex environments like IaC (Infrastructure as code) and PaC (Platform as code).

We invite you to participate in our collaborative organization

We're a dynamic, interactive organization looking for people with ideas to share. Here, not a single mind or idea is unimportant, because the truth is that we cannot do without a single one of them, and we don't know where our best ideas will come from. The diversity of our workforce brings fresh perspectives that make 'brainstorming' all the more stimulating. Equal opportunities are waiting for all in our welcoming and respectful workplace.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using Jenkins to develop CI/CD pipelines for automation.

  • Knowledge of monitoring tools such as Splunk and Elk Stack.

  • OpenShift, Rancher, GKS, AWS EKS, etc.

  • Direct hands-on experience with common container orchestration technologies - Kubernetes.

  • Knowledge of monitoring tools such as Splunk and Elk Stack.

  • OpenShift, Rancher, GKS, AWS EKS, etc.

  • Active and direct experience with securing systems to DoD standards via automation.

  • Experience with industry standard patch maintenance systems such as Satellite and WSUS.

  • Knowledgeable of multiple infrastructure configurations: including AWS GovCloud, VSphere, and OpenStack, including on-premises configurations.

  • Solid understanding of Satellite Ground Systems Engineering, Development, Integration and Test, or Operations Engineering fields.

  • Demonstrated experience with Satellite Command and Control, Scheduling and Optimization, Flight Dynamics, and/or Space Vehicle Simulation.

  • Demonstrated experience with at least one of the following languages: Python, JavaScript, C++, Java, C#, .Net.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k

Shift & Travel:

  • M-F, Days

  • 10% (or less) travel required

We harness the power of innovation so that you can change the world and help our customers solve their most complex challenges

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $125,000.00.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.