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DevOps Engineer

Captivation Software
Fort Belvoir, VA
  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Annual Salary: $160,000 - $250,000

Build Something to Be Proud Of.

Captivation Software has built a reputation on providing customers exactly what is needed in a timely manner. Our team of engineers take pride in what they develop and constantly innovate to provide the best solution. Captivation Software is looking for a DevOps Engineer with prior experience with Big Data Solutions, Cloud technology, and strong working knowledge of Linux. Passionate about the concept of infrastructure as code and leverages modern tools to define, build and manage virtual infrastructure in the cloud. Work is on customer site in Ft. Belvoir, VA.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions.
  • Will significantly contribute to the development of custom software components and integration of open source code to address complex time series analysis problems through the use of cutting edge Big Data/ Cloud technology. Design, implement, and maintain core architecture and capabilities for software from prototype to operational applications.
  • Must understand software engineering fundamentals, OO programming, relational and time series databases, scripting knowledge and a basic level of development operations (DevOps) skill set.


Security Clearance:

  • A current Top Secret / SCI level security clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Qualifications:

  • Security Clearance - A current TS level clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. citizen.
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps Engineering or Software Development (Java preferred) and Bachelors in related field; or 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Linux systems, hosts, storage, networks, security, applications and proficiency in shell scripting (Shell/Bash, JavaScript, Python).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work on customer site in Ft. Belvoir, VA daily.

Desired Skills:

  • A candidate with a current TS/SCI and a polygraph level clearance to start is highly desired.
  • Must have experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop and NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with AWS is highly desired.
  • Prior experience or familiarity with Unified Platform (UP) Big Data Platform (formerly owned by DISA) is a plus.
  • Data parsing/transforming techniques to include JSON, XML, CSV formats.
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.)

This position is open for direct hires only. We will not consider candidates from third party staffing/recruiting firms.


  • Annual Salary: $160,000 - $250,000
  • Up to 20% 401k contribution (no matching required)
  • Above market hourly rates
  • $3,000 HSA Contribution
  • 5 Weeks Paid Time Off
  • Company Paid Employee Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance / Life Insurance / Short-Term & Long-Term Disability / AD&D

Captivation Software


Fort Belvoir, VA



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