Jobs at MSAG

View all jobs

Cybersecurity/DevOps Engineer

Dulles, VA
Microsystems Automation Group (MSAG), in partnership with Red Rock Government Services, is searching for a DevOps Engineer with a TS clearance to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Tactical Space organization. This position will be in Dulles, VA.
Job Responsibilities
  •  Automate cloud native technologies, deploy applications, and provision critical infrastructure.
  • Work with microservices and distributed application architecture, such as containers,  Kubernetes, and/or  server-less technology.
  • Work within the OpenStack cloud ecosystem to configure and deploy optimized infrastructure.
  • Ensure monitoring and health of the resources deployed via Nagios or other enterprise management solutions.
  • Document procedures used during deployment cycles.
  • Experience with operational monitoring tools.
  • Work with the fellow DevOps team and play a mentoring role to cross-train and grow technical talent across DevOps team and assist in troubleshooting tasks.
  • Implement clean and maintainable infrastructure-as-code that adheres to industry best practices.
Successful candidates will have:
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with quick turnaround times and shifting priorities
  • Proven troubleshooting skills and willingness to take on unfamiliar challenges 
  • 3+ years of experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Terraform, & Ansible
  •  3+ years of experience in Linux tools/automation and shell scripting
  • 3+ years of experience in Python
  • 1+ years of experience with OpenStack management
  • 3+ years of experience with Docker containerization, Kubernetes (K8s) preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with continuous integration/deployment tools such as Jenkins or GitLab
  • 3+ years creating, executing, and troubleshooting complex, automated processes used to configure servers and/or deploy code.
This role supports High-Side DevOps Team members as the technical lead.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Principal DevOps Engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field (ideally Computer Science or Engineering) and 5 years of experience; OR a master’s degree and 3 years: OR a PhD and 0 years
  • 3+ year(s) of DevOps or software development experience
  • 3+ years in a technical leadership role managing technical objectives and Jira metrics reporting
  • U.S. Citizenship with  a current or active Top-Secret clearance.
  • Sr. Principal DevOps Engineer.

    COVID-19 vaccination is required for this position.  The Company may grant reasonable accommodations to candidates who are not vaccinated for health reasons or due to sincerely held religious beliefs.

    Full-time employees are eligible for paid company benefits, paid time off, sick leave and federal /national holiday pay.

    MSAG and Red Rock Government Solutions are Equal Opportunity Employers - Disability and Veteran

    Interested candidates should apply to the position via our career portal at

    Find our company reviews on


Share This Job

Powered by