Cloud DevOps Engineer

Top Secret

NuWave Solutions

Cloud DevOps Engineer Remote/Northern, VA

DevOps Engineer

NuWave Solutions is seeking DevOps Engineers to automate the development and operations of modular, cloud-native, API-centric applications. These applications will support next-generation defense and intelligence operations with a focus on incorporating machine learning insights to automate and scale analysis. Teams will be working in an Agile development environment and expected to identify and mitigate risks and bottlenecks associated with big data environments. Other responsibilities include:

  • Support the DevSecOps team by performing configuration and maintenance of cloud environments, security, and build automation
  • Install, configure, and maintain the DevSecOps pipeline tools
  • Coordinate with the infrastructure teams to identify and provide resources in response to developer needs
  • Establish run-time instances of releases across all environments
  • Provide troubleshooting support to all scrum teams
  • Evaluate and upgrade DevSecOps infrastructure tools
  • Use Kanban practices to continuously improve the flow of work and create efficiencies
  • Develop or provide input to engineering artifacts


  • Active Top-Secret clearance required
  • Minimum (positions are available at multiple levels of seniority) of a bachelors degree and 2 years of experience in a science or engineering field
  • Expertise in at least one of Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, CodeBuild, or similar automation, orchestration, or infrastructure as code tool
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Able to work independently and self-identify tasks
  • Ability to review and maintain existing scripts and applications
  • Ability to research and evaluate new concepts and processes to improve performance

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes, or similar container orchestration technologies
  • Understanding of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and network security (Cisco, Istio, VPN, firewalls, PKI)
  • Familiarity with a broad range of Amazon Web Services (AWS), especially VPC, EC2, S3, IAM, KMS, and EMR
  • Demonstrated scripting (e.g. Python) and automation skills
  • Familiarity with system monitoring tools
  • DOD8570 IAT Level 1 or 2 certified (A+, Security+, etc. certification)


About NuWave Solutions  

NuWave Solutions is a recognized leader in providing anticipatory intelligence and advanced data analytics to the defense, intelligence, and private sectors for over 20 years.  Leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning methodologies, NuWave Solutions streamlines the Data-to-Decision lifecycle faster than traditional practices allowing clients to take action with confidence.

For more information on how NuWave Solutions supports its clients and builds upon success, please visit

Position Details

Locations of Positions: Reston, McLean, or Herndon, VA; Joint Base Andrews-Bolling, DC; Suitland, MD

Travel Required (CONUS/OCONUS): CONUS

If Travel is required, how much? 5%

Work Schedule: Day Shift

Authorization to work in US is required

8570 Requirements: N/A

NuWave Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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