***This job requires active TS/SCI clearance.  Please apply only if you have an active TS/SCI clearance. ***

North Point Technology is looking for a TS/SCI Cleared DevOps Engineers to support a critical mission out of Chantilly, VA.

North Point Technology is THE BEST place to work for curious-minded engineers motivated to support our country’s most crucial missions!  We focus on long term projects, leveraging the latest technology in support of innovative solutions to solve our customer’s most difficult problems. At North Point Technology, EMPLOYEES come first!  We value our employees by providing excellent compensation, benefits, and a flexible work-life balance. We strive for a close-knit and open atmosphere where the owners are always directly available to our team members. Come join us! Apply with North Point Technology today! 

Applicants should be self-motivated, fast-paced, curious problem solvers with a BS in Engineering or related field, plus the following skills/experience:

  • Responsibilities:
    As a member of the team, you will:

    • Design, develop, test, and maintain a software stack using a mix of commercial and open-source software

    • Prototype and evaluate new software components for inclusion within the existing system architecture

    • Use automation tools to rapidly build, test, and deploy system components

    • Integrate analytics engines to visualize and enhance access control decision making

    • Simulate potential failure scenarios, then implement changes to make the system more resilient

    • Generate clear and maintainable documentation

    • Generate visual media that can communicate the benefits of a software tool or system to both technical and non-technical audiences

    Core Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in a technical or related field completed in the last 12 months

    • Experience with learning, installing, configuring, or integrating commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) or open source solutions or products

    • Understanding of infrastructure and platform components such as operating systems, databases, file systems, servers, load balancers, networking, firewalls, application program interface (API) gateways, and intrusion detection

    • Basic understanding of the Agile development process

    • Demonstrated ability to understand technical tasks and complete them on schedule

    • Effective written, oral, and visual communication skills, such that technical concepts can be communicated in a way that non-technical individuals can understand

    • Ability to work effectively within a team construct

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Top Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for an SCI

    • Familiarity with one or more of the following identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) concepts/standards:

      • LDAP or MS Active Directory

      • PKI and TLS/SSL

      • OAuth 2.0

      • OpenID Connect (OIDC)

      • SAML

      • SCIM

      • Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)

    • Hands-on experience with the Oracle IAM suite (OAM, OUD, OVD, OIM), API Gateways (e.g., Broadcom, Apigee, Kong), Java application servers (e.g. Oracle WebLogic, Apache Tomcat), or similar products (e.g., Sailpoint, ForgeRock, Keycloak, WSO2, Okta, Kong, Open Identity, Apache Syncope)

    • Experience in identity management and governance, to include single sign-on, identity federation, or enterprise directory architecture and design

    • Experience in multiple of the following areas, and a desire to learn the others:

      • Linux OS scripting (Bash)

      • Software development in a high-level programming language (Java, C#, Python)

      • Database setup and integration, both relational and NoSQL (Oracle DB, MySQL, CouchDB)

      • Cloud infrastructure platforms (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure)

      • DevOps automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet)

      • Source control and Agile development tools (Git, Maven, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence)

      • Analytics and search engines (Elasticsearch, Splunk, Apache Solr)

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