The MITRE Corporation Associate, Cloud Developer in Bridgeport, West Virginia
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The Justice Mission Systems Department seeks experienced software developers with expertise in cloud technologies, information security, and Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) strategies. Candidates should have hands-on experience with the design and development of various cloud-based solutions, DevSecOps, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) paradigms. The focus of this work is to accelerate transformational capabilities to the law enforcement community through prototyping, experimentation, and deep outreach to the operational community.
Successful candidates will be responsible for designing and developing application prototypes, reference implementations, and other operationally relevant software in support of MITRE’s Department of Justice (DoJ) sponsors. To that end, the individual will be working with both experienced MITRE engineers and government representatives. Duties will include proposing, designing, implementing, and testing software to support Continuous-Integration/Continuous-Delivery (CI/CD) strategies throughout product and infrastructure lifecycle, as well as identifying and implementing process improvements to make agencies more efficient.
BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or a similar field;
Less than 1 year of experience in Cloud Technologies, Information Security, and DevSecOps or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Service (AWS), Microsoft Azure, VMWare and/or OpenStack;
Experience with automated configuration and infrastructure management tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, and/or Azure Playbook scripts;
Experience with object-oriented and scripting languages such as Python, Bash, Ruby, Java, and/or Go;
Experience with Linux or Windows administration;
Experience with Docker containers and container management using Docker Swarm or Kubernetes;
Excellent communication, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills;
Ability to thrive in a diverse team environment consisting of MITRE colleagues, project sponsors, and government contractors;
Expertise in the software engineering lifecycle, virtualization, containerization, cloud computing, system administration, and scripting languages;
Technical knowledge of fundamental concepts of component provisioning, network design, system hardening, and data security and access controls
Preferred Qualifications :
MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or a similar field;
Candidate must possess an active DoD Top Secret security clearance;
8+ years of relevant experience including cloud computing, continuous integration, automated testing, and software deployment;
Ability to analyze cloud infrastructure and recommend improvements for performance gains and/or cost efficiencies;
Familiarity with Software Defined Networking (SDN) ;
This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):
This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):
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