Automation Developer - Subject Matter Expert

Fort Meade, MD

Duties include but are not limited to:
•    Participate in, developing process frameworks and services that encompass technology, & process
•    As a Subject Matter Expert, help internal teams accelerate ITSM automation, application development, modernization, and integration through Agile & DevSecOps transformation, cloud-native application design & development, customer & user experience, modern software deployment techniques, test automation frameworks, open source management solutions, serverless computing and application performance management.
•    Working with build and ops teams to automate tasks, integrate ML/AI to provide greater efficiency and reliability across traditional and cloud networks
•    Provides guidance and training to less experienced staff
•    Maintains current knowledge of cloud service provider offerings
•    Participates in special projects as required
•    Firm knowledge of DoD/IC, Agile, DevOps, and Lean requirements, methodologies, and toolsets, and/or application development platforms;
•    Understanding of the Risk Management Framework (ICD 503) and successful experience obtaining Accreditation & Authorization of Agile / DevOps solutions with the DoD and IC environment is highly desired;
•    Outstanding oral and written communications skills are required

Must meet contract level requirements for appropriate position.  In addition, candidate must have the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    3 years’ experience in application development and automation functions utilizing Python/Java, Ansible, web services (REST, gRPC, YAML/JSON)
•    Knowledge and experience of Public Cloud
•    Knowledge of MaaS
•    Understanding of Linux, VM and container environments and utilities
•    Strong desire to code, produce clean readable code, good understanding of CI/CD, open source systems and git repositories required
•    Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) concepts and scripting languages such as Powershell, Yaml, JSON, Terraform, etc
•    Good understanding of change management principles
•    Good understanding of security concepts, hardening of network and cloud infrastructure is a big plus
•    Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, Quest ARS, VMware Automation, and ServiceNow a plus
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
•    Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, unstructured environment is desired; ability to be a self-starter
Desired Qualifications:
•    Relevant Agile certifications strongly preferred
•    Direct supervisory technical staff
•    Experience designing and delivering solutions, preferably in a Defense or National Intelligence agency, is preferred

Immediate day shift position available.                            (Day shift, Monday thru Friday)