DevOps Automation Engineer

  • Next Gen Cyber LLC
  • Steel Thread Software, Inc. - Alexandria, VA
  • Apr 29, 2018
Full time Risk Management Software Development Systems Architecture Systems Requirements Planning Test and Evaluation Systems Development Customer Service and Technical Support Network Services Systems Administration Systems Analysis

Job Description

Steel Thread Software, Inc. is seeking a highly skilled and innovative DevOps Automation Engineer who is looking to join a fast paced start up environment working with both commercial and Government clients.

Responsibilities :

  • Implement solutions to drive DevOps transformation for Steel Thread’s customers
  • Establish and employ Continuous Integration practices and tools such as Jenkins or other CI tools
  • Develop and implement industry Continuous Delivery patterns
  • Automate and optimize our software build and deployment solutions, to minimize the time from commit to customer
  • Mentor clients and team members on automation build and deployment best practices, as well as associated open source tools
  • Develop and execute client onboarding strategies to new technologies and processes
  • Support client build and deployment activities through the DevOps transformation
  • Identify requirements for Steel Thread’s Canary Software Delivery platform


Key Skills and Experience:

2+ years of technical experience in development, operations or full-stack implementations

2+ Experience with collaboration & development tools:

Git, Subversion,

Jenkins, Maven, Ant

Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SALT

2+ Experience with various development & scripting languages:

Java, .Net, PHP, Python

Gradle, PERL

Must be comfortable with command line use of the following operating systems




A Bachelor’s in a related field.

5+ years of work experience in a corporate development environment.

Experience in a fast-paced, agile environment

Excellent oral communication and effective presentation skills


The job description doesn't imply an employment contract, nor is it intended to include every duty, task, or instruction for which the employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor's request.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 6 weeks of paid time off
  • Immediate eligibility to participate in a matched 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Full Health/Dental/Vision/Life benefits
  • Paid time off for training
  • Corporate events with paid lunches
  • Company provided beverages and snacks
  • Casual dress code
  • Quarterly company outings
  • Lunch & Learn programs
  • Company sponsored happy hours
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Fringe benefit allowance
  • Recognition and rewards bonuses
  • Referral bonuses

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Jenkins: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship