Sr Specialist, Software / DevOps / AWS

at L3Harris Technologies
Published November 21, 2023
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Category All Jobs  
Job Type Full-time  


Description: Job Title: Senior Specialist, Software Engineer: DevOps/AWS (TS/SCI)Job Code: SAS20231511-108195

Job Location: Colorado Springs, COJob Description:

This is an opportunity to join a great team of talented professionals with world-class technical expertise who take a collaborative approach to software engineering and enjoy working together. We are a company on the move, growing in advanced technology areas while continuing the long history of exceptional performance that has earned our place as a trusted provider to our customers.

We are seeking a mid-level Software Engineer with a DevOps focus to join our L3Harris Space Defense Solutions team in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This position is for the National Space Test and Training Complex – Orbital (NSTTC-O) program. The successful candidate will work as an integral member of our DevOps team working with 5 -7 other DevOps engineers serving two distinct environments in the unclassified AWS/GovCloud space and the classified cloud solution. Typical day-to-day activities include CI/CD pipeline maintenance, deployment and system configuration automation, and containerization optimization. Work is done using the SAFe methodology in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Remote work is permitted, but, if cleared, the candidate will need to report to the classified facility in Colorado Springs from time to time and will need to appear at our unclassified facility for agile ceremonies such as Sprint and PI demos and planning events. We are mission focused, agile, and innovative and require these traits in the successful candidate as well.

Essential Functions:

Analyzing, designing, developing release automation for deployment, patching and cyber hardening of applications using Ansible and Puppet

Work with DevOps team to design and deploy Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines in hybrid virtual machine and Kubernetes deployment targets

Build tools as needed to improve automation, reduce occurrences of errors, and continuously improve our pipeline

Ensure all systems security operations and maintenance activities are properly documented and updated as necessary

Support integration of disparate systems for customer end systems in an air-gapped operations environment

Promote DevOps as a culture


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years of software experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience. In leiu of degree, 10 years of software experience.

CompTIA Security+

“Relevant Experience” means demonstrable experience at the level requested in the following areas:Amazon Web Services (AWS), including basic services such as EC2, S3, AMIs, and VPCs

Infrastructure-as-code (IAC) using Ansible and Puppet

Developing CI/CD pipelines such as Jenkins files and/or Gitlab-CI

Application containerization and Helm/Kubernetes integration

Utilizing, and developing in, both Windows and Linux environments

Working within an Agile software development team

Preferred Additional Skills:

Active Top Secret or TS/SCI security clearance

Experience with OpenStack Platform (OSP)

Experience in Rancher Kubernetes for Government (RKE2)

Familiarity with Platform One tools

Experience with RHEL 7/8 Environments

RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

Microsoft System Administrator (MCSA)

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $91,500 - $170,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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