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Senior Software Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Space Dynamics Laboratory
Logan, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job ID 9531A

As a nonprofit trusted agent of the Government, Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is customer driven, mission focused, and technology enabled. SDL has been solving the technical challenges faced by the military, science community, and industry for more than six decades.

Our expertise is in space and airborne IR, VIS, UV, and RF sensors, small satellite technologies, test and calibration, cybersecurity, data visualization and assurance, and ground stations. SDL is seeking a Software Cloud Infrastructure Engineer that has demonstrated experience in developing cloud-hosted software and managing DevSecOps pipelines. Candidates should also possess familiarity in one or more of the following areas: software design, real-time processing, APIs, graphics, data visualization, and database design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with multiple engineering disciplines to support development of cloud-hosted mission software in the agile methodology
  • Work to modernize the architecture of existing software applications, specifically towards a more modular framework / containerized microservices
  • Support the design, implementation, and management of DevSecOps pipeline tooling
  • Engagement with geographically dispersed customers and stakeholders to understand system needs and inform programmatic decisions
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information

Required Qualifications:

  • 10 or more years with bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience with containers/Kubernetes
  • Experience with both cloud and on-premises development
  • Experience with DevSecOps pipeline tooling including build, test, deploy, CI/CD
  • Experience utilizing software design patterns and software control management
  • Working knowledge of C#
  • Ability to serve as a technical adviser to program managers, customers, and stakeholders on software applications and solutions
  • Must be able to work effectively both independently and with a technical team to align varying stakeholder needs with software development
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • US citizenship required along with the ability to obtain and hold a U.S. Government security clearance
  • Some travel may be required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with government DevSecOps best practices
  • Experience working with Cyber Security processes
  • Windows & Linux systems administration
  • Experience with Agile and Lean software development methodologies
  • Familiarity with the Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TCPED) process
  • Background with space-based sensing systems, mission planning software, and/or exploitation capabilities

SDL Benefits: At SDL, we take pride in and highly value our employees. SDL offers competitive salaries and a fantastic benefits package, including:

  • Flexible work schedules that fit your style—every Friday off, every other Friday off, possible work from home days, or simply traditional hours
  • Generous paid leisure and sick leave, ensuring you never miss a special event
  • A 14.2% employer retirement contribution into a 401(a) account—no matching required!
  • Utah State University undergraduate tuition discounts of 50%, full reimbursement for graduate tuition, and free course audits for employees and dependents meeting eligibility requirements
  • High-quality, low-cost health, dental, vision, and life insurance options
  • A great, highly educated team that works together to solve some of the most fascinating problems on (and off) our planet
  • We are a growing company that maintains both a family feel and high retention rate with over 90% job satisfaction
  • Relocation assistance available for most positions


For questions or assistance with the application process or the DoD SkillBridge program, please contact

EOE including Disability and Vet

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Space Dynamics Laboratory


Logan, UT
84341 USA



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