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DevOps Engineer III
Title:DevOps Engineer III
Location:San Diego, CA

Would you love to work for a fast-growing company with amazing perks and benefits including educational and professional development and a great Work-Life balance? Then Forward Slope wants you to join our team! We are a fast-paced global engineering company with a great reputation in the Department of Defense industry for over 20 years.

Forward Slope currently has a full-time position for an DevOps Engineer to join our Global Security and Engineering Solutions Team.

This position is hybrid and candidate will be required to be onsite in San Diego, as needed. Typically, on-site work will be 3 days per week.

This position has the option to work a 9/80 schedule, which is a compressed work schedule, with alternate Fridays off.

Job Description:

  • Design and implement innovative technologies for automating, integrating, and delivering containerized web applications and services for the Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Day-to-day efforts include working with highly talented professionals and subject matter experts to design, implement, and sustain mission-critical software systems that provide US Navy warfighters with the tools and resources for successfully planning and executing missions


Required Qualifications:

  • Currently hold an active U.S. security clearance or be able to obtain one
  • Demonstrated 6+ years DevOps experience with:
    • Containerization (i.e., Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Rancher)
    • Infrastructure-as-Code (i.e., Ansible, Vagrant, Terraform, CloudFormation)
    • CI/CD automation tools (i.e., GitLab, Jenkins, AWS Code Build, Azure Pipelines)
    • Linux operating systems (i.e., RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu)
    • Automation and Scripting (i.e., Bash, Python, PowerShell, etc.)
    • Cyber security practices (i.e., Active Directory, HBSS, etc.)


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM or equivalent
  • CompTIA Security+ Certified
  • Demonstrated experience with :
    • Cloud computing infrastructure or development (i.e., AWS, Microsoft Azure)
    • Full-stack software development (i.e., Java, .NET, JavaScript, SQL)
    • Utilizing Atlassian suite or equivalent (i.e., JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)

*Salary Range: $105,000 - 159,000/year

Job Type: Full-Time Salary

Why Join Forward Slope?

  • Fast-paced global company with a great reputation in the DoD industry for over 20 years
  • Telework option available
  • Flexible working hours based on job needs
  • Great and fun work culture
  • Amazing benefits package for full time employees (including 90% employer contribution for employee medical benefits)
  • 3 weeks of PTO a year
  • 11 paid company holidays a year
  • Team Building - Continuous appreciation events for our employees
  • Education and Professional Development – programs to help you with your educational and professional growth!

Forward Slope is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

*The listed pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this position for the location for which it has been posted and is not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Other compensation considerations may include, but are not limited to, job responsibilities, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or other applicable factors.

**PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION - The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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