2025298 DevOps/Cloud Engineer $130,000.00

  • Level 4 - Full Performance
  • Bethesda MD


Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.

Seeking an experienced DevOps/Cloud Engineer to help implement DevOps best practices within AWS for a new application on our Luke Program! You will be responsible for researching, designing, developing and/or modifying software systems (e.g., custom, COTS, GOTS). The purpose of the ODNI’s Luke contract, is to provide dev ops, applied technology investigations, operations and maintenance and infrastructure lifecycle support services across the ODNI’s enterprise. Our support in Bethesda includes software engineering/development, O&M, technology investigations, customer advocacy, business process engineering, and system design.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Work with our development teams to design and implement high-availability, high-performance Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) solutions
• Provide training teams on the DevOps best practices and software deployment as required
• Day to day involvement with DevOps migration/automation processes for build and deploy systems
• Deploy infrastructure on AWS using Ansible and AWS CDK and support a cloud development environment
• Use Groovy scripting to create Pipeline scripts for CI/CD flows within Jenkins
• Write Ansible playbooks (YAML) and AWS CDK (Python) to deploy software and servers
• Assist the team with creating user stories and features for existing and upcoming work Present ideas for system improvements. Develops cost estimates for software developments or enhancements.
• Conduct impact analysis for software changes. Produces detailed specifications and writes software code.
• Work closely with business analysts, designers, and subject matter experts to understand functional requirements.
• Conduct unit tests and documents findings. Supports formal testing in controlled environment before code is promoted to production.
• Adhere to program configuration change control standards. Provides input into training manuals for users. Understands the structure and functionality of the COTS applications (e.g., Oracle, SAP, and Momentum).
• Write interfaces and conversion routines leveraging the application programmatic interface (API).
• Extend applications by using applicable application tools. Maintains knowledge of feature and technical changes in the application.

Estimated Salary:
Position Level: Level 4 – Full Performance
Salary Range: Up to $130,000.00 per year

B4Corp Estimated Salary Ranges:
Position Level                                          Min Salary       Max Salary
Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert               $160,000         $215,000
Level 2 – Expert                                         $140,000         $195,000
Level 3 – Senior                                         $110,000         $170,000
Level 4 – Full Performance                      $60,000           $100,000

Mandatory Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field (i.e. Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science)
• Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
• 5+ years of experience as a Linux System Administrator, DevOps Engineer, Software Engineer, Automation Engineer and/or Cloud Engineer
• Experience coding in at least one popular Java/Ruby/JS/Python framework
• Knowledge and experience with configuration/automation tools such as Ansible/Chef/Puppet
• Web and Application server deployment experience (Apache HTTPD/Apache Tomcat and Spring/Django/Rails)
• Experience utilizing AWS services such as IAM, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, Config, Lambda, KMS, EC2, RDS, and S3
• Extensive experience with Git source code management system
• Ability to break large tasks down into smaller, more manageable pieces
• Experience working in Agile, SAFe, and Scrum environments
• Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field (i.e. Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science)

Optional Requirements:

• Expertise with IdAM solutions that supports the integration of enterprise user directories such as LDAP and AD, and/or 3rd-party SSO provider for identity information and applications via standards-based tokens
• Good understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and familiarity with openssl
• Familiarity with NIST 800-53 controls and how to implement security controls
• AWS Cognito/OAuth 2.0/OpenID Connect experience
• SonarQube administration and configuration experience
• Elasticsearch cluster deployment and management experience
• AWS VPC Networking experience with Subnets, Route Tables, nACLs, and Security Groups
• Experience configuring and implementing multi-factor authentication solutions for applications
• In-depth knowledge of validation by government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods
• DoD STIG experience

B4CORP Company Information

B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly-skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations. B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs. B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.

B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in the outstanding compensation and benefits B4Corp provides. Our salaries are second to none. B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first. Our health insurance demonstrates this with 100% employer coverage and providing employees with a plan that has $0 copay, 0% coinsurance and an HSA that can allow employees to accrue health savings for the future. B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their benefit dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.


  • Outstanding Salaries


  • Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
    –       100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
    –       Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
  • Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)

Insurance 100% Employer-Paid Premiums:

  • United Health Care Choice Plus HSA POS Gold 1500 w/HSA
    –       Employer funded HSA to cover 100% health care deductible
    –       Health insurance: $0 copay, $0 co-insurance. Full scope protection for you and your family!
    –       100% employer premium coverage for single and family
  • Health Equity HSA – B4Corp contributes $1500.00 for single and $3000.00 for family into your Health Equity HSA to cover 100% of your health care deductible.
  • Mutual of Omaha Dental VSP Vision Insurance Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
  • Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
  • Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)

Employee Referral Bonus:

  • Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $3,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP

Paid Time Off (PTO):

  • Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
  • Ability to purchase 2 additional weeks of vacation
  • Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)

Tuition and Training:

  • Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
    –       More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud — from trusted vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Google.
    –       Train anytime, anywhere, and on a variety of devices – even offline!
    –       Transcender® Practice Exams
    –       Virtual Labs
  • Free L inux Academy Online Training Account

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