Astronomical research facilities

DevOps Engineer
Location OH - Fairborn
Req # 4622
Minimum Clearance Required Clearance Eligibility
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Centauri team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and growing team of developers on an exciting fully-funded Air Force initiative – using a cutting-edge tech stack. Centauri offers challenging work, competitive salaries, an incentive bonus program and one of the most competitive health and welfare benefits packages in the industry. Centauri is seeking a highly motivated DevOps Engineer to join our team’s Fairborn, Ohio office.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Building, testing, deploying, and maintaining Linux container clusters for server suites, both in house at Fairborn site, and at customer sites
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate directly with project management, system engineering lead, and project coworkers
  • Develop, test, and maintain build and deployment for CI/CD pipelines.
  • Drive the program team toward automation and deployment best practices.
  • Research, propose, and apply new promising technologies, strategies, and ways to solve technical issues


Required Qualification:

  • Required Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. 
  • Must be a US citizen and will be submitted for a background check to obtain access to customer sites
  • Travel as needed - barring COVID restrictions 
  • 3-7 years’ experience with building, testing, deploying, and maintaining clusters
  • Experience with Linux container clusters (Docker) and utilizing container orchestration systems (Kubernetes)
  • Experience with CI/CD processes and tools such as Git, Gitflow, Jira, Maven, Jenkins, and Nexus
  • Experience developing software with Java and scripting with UNIX shell scripting
  • Experience monitoring RHEL servers, VMs and containers, gathering metrics of cluster to maintain health and identifying thresholds for scaling
  • Ability to deploy, monitor and troubleshoot hardware and software on-site


Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of current technology stack: Cassandra (or other NoSQL DB), Kafka, NGINX, ApacheDS/Active Directory
  • Experience with Vagrant
  • Experience with full stack/unified logging
  • Experience with software security, secure coding, or software assurance tools and techniques
  • Experience with System Hardening
  • Experience with developing and automating repeatable tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Centauri is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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