DevSecOps Engineer

Bethesda, MD
Posted: 2021-04-11


Job Description:

Do you like to design and instal? If so we have a DevSecOps Engineer/Keycloak SME role that might excite you. You will get to provide technical engineering management in our Reston, VA or Bethesda, MD customer locations and be responsible for technical duties such as design, planning, management, maintenance and support associated with Keycloak-based IdAM solution. You will be working closely with Architects, Systems Engineers, Software Engineers and Operations Engineering/Manager as well as Government counterparts to perform and manage our IdAM solution, its upgrade and all associated documentation.

Fun stuff you will do on the job:
Working with our engineering and infrastructure teams to design and implement high-availability, high-performance Keycloak-based IdAM solutions for the program.
Maintaining and upgrading the deployed IdAM solution.
Providing training to the team on the IdAM solution and deployment as required.
Employing exceptional problem-solving skills.
Coordinate with D3P team to prioritize product backlogs for sprints and releases.
Assist with monitoring & reporting technical variances; facilitate resolution of technical issues that adversely impact successful product delivery.
Assist with identifying and supporting external dependencies where needed.

This is you:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent experience with 8+ years in systems engineering
Must have an active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance
Expertise with implementing Keycloak-based IdAM solution that supports the integration of enterprise user directories such as LDAP and AD, and/or 3rd-party SSO provider for identity information and applications via standards-based tokens
Expertise with implementing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), policy creation and enforcement
Expertise with SAML 2.0, OpenID Connect and OAuth 2.0
Expertise with implementing high-availability Keycloak architecture through clustering deployment, including extending Keycloak functionalities through custom code or modules/plugins
Expertise with Keycloak REST APIs and Administration GUI
Expertise with reading and editing configuration files, such as JSON and YAML
Experience working with Linux operating system
Experience working with Red Hat Single Sign-On (RH-SSO)
Experience with configuration management and scripting languages such as Salt and Python and/or Java
Experience with experience with load balancers such as apache, Nginx, HAProxy
Familiarity with PKI infrastructure, Certificate authorities, OCSP, CRL, CSRs, x.509 certificate structures, pkcs12 certificate containers
Knowledge of web services: API, REST
Strong written and verbal communication skills are required to collaborate with customer representatives, domain experts, systems engineers and architects
Ability to work well/collaborate with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution situations involving the full spectrum of system integration activities

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
Experience with DevSecOps/IdAM engineering in Intelligence Community or other government agencies
Experience with Jira, Confluence and Agile/SAFe methodologies
Experience with software configuration management tools such as Git/Gitlab
Experience with software development environments and CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and Nexus
Extensive knowledge of classified environments security enclave
Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols
Experience with microservices architectures. Experience with Microservices architecture components, including Docker and Kubernetes
Experience and domain knowledge related to data processing
Experience with big data applications
Detailed oriented/self-motivated with the ability to learn and deploy new technology quickly

More about the program
The DOMEX Data Discovery Platform (D3P) program is a next generation machine learning pipeline platform that will provide cutting edge data enrichment, triage, and analytics capabilities to Defense and Intelligence Community members. D3P will advance the state of the art in mission-focused big data analytics tools and micro-service development spanning the breadth of Agile sprints to multiyear research and development cycles.

External Referral Eligible

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Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

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Leidos is a Fortune 500information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the worlds toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The companys 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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