Senior DevSecOps Engineers (DHS USCIS)

Remote USA

Softrams is looking for several Senior DevSecOps Engineers with strong Windows/ Linux and AWS experience who will be part of a collaborative and agile team that supports and delivers virtual infrastructure for a mission-critical DHS/USCIS project. For the right candidate this can be a 100% remote role.  
Public Trust Clearance

This role requires the hired candidate to go through DHS public of trust clearance. A minimum of 3 years of stay in the U.S. within the last 5 years is a must to be eligible to qualify for public trust clearance sponsorship.

·       65%-75% company sponsored (including dependents) premiums towards Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance. 100% employer sponsored STD, LTD & Life Insurance (min $100K). Voluntary Life insurance option available.
·       Retirement 401(k) Plan with employer matching. Immediate vesting.
·       Vacation & Sick leaves
·       Discretionary Bonus, Spot awards, Gifts, Tenure based rewards.
·       Company sponsored role based certifications/trainings.
·       Monthly Doordash DashPass subscription.
·       Group discounts via LifeMart ADP

Work Location
Softrams is a 100% remote at the moment and this role qualifies for a 100% remote within the United States. Preference will be given to applicants that are local to DC, MD, VA regions but any qualified candidate may apply.

About Softrams
Softrams is a Maryland & Virginia-based small business information technology, consulting, and solutions provider specializing in emerging technologies for UX/UI, Mobile Apps, DevOps, Big Data Analytics, Data Science, and Cyber Security. We offer innovative technology implementations and build customer-centric services that are simple, intuitive, scalable, efficient and most importantly usable.

Softrams is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nation origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

As a HUBZone certified business, we strongly encourage candidates who reside in a HUBZone area to apply. Click on the link here to check if you are in the HUBZone area (

Ideal Candidate is/has:
  • Passionate about the concept of infrastructure as code and leverages modern tools to define, build and manage virtual infrastructure in the cloud. 
  • Excellent hands-on experience with AWS. 
  • Solid understanding of Windows systems (2012 R2+) and Linux Systems (CentOS, RedHat), hosts, networks, security, applications and proficiency in shell scripting.  
  • Solid understanding and proven experience with configuration management tools like Ansible and Jenkins, Terraform, Kubernetes.  
  • Believes in automation for consistent, scalable and fool-proof delivery of infrastructure and applications. 
  • Support production issues/high severity issues on weekends or off hours as required. 

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; other work experience and certifications considered in lieu of degree requirements.
  • CNCF-Kubernetes on Cloud or On-Prem, understanding of IaC (Infrastructure as Code).
  • Experience in using Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes providing DevSecOps implementation using Jenkins, Gitlab CI, Istio/service mesh, Ansible and ArgoCD in an AWS or Azure Cloud.
  • Experience with developing, testing, and maintaining containerized applications.
  • Working knowledge of source version control, build/release tools and methodologies, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Working knowledge of Software Build process.
  • Passion for building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines for a large enterprise that consists of hundreds of applications 
  • Possess a strong "security first" mindset.

Desired Qualification
  • Familiarity with Agile, Scrum, or Kanban frameworks is a plus.
  • CompTIA Sec +CE, or other equivalent IAT II certification.
  • 4 or more years of experience working with agile tools like Jira, Git, and Confluence. 
  • Demonstrated ability come up with System designs, architecture, process flows and Concept of Operations for large complex systems.
  • Please provide any code in Github or such that you have worked on personally or in the open-source community.
  • Be able to demonstrate proficiency with configuration management tools such as Ansible, during the interview process. 
  • Should have a AWS certification or be ready to obtain a certification within 60 days from the date of joining. 

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