DevOps Engineer

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract | Recruiter: Peter Roos | Phone: 603-772-2700

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Job Title: DevOps Engineer

Location: Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

* Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.

This position requires that applicants be fully vaccinated for Covid 19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Our client’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Software Architectures and Algorithms group seeks a Development / Security / Operations (DevSecOps) software developer to implement and support a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) automation framework for Java and Python web applications hosted on multiple local, remote, and disconnected networks, running on virtualized secure hosts. Balancing complexity, functionality, and time-to-deliver across multiple stakeholder projects is a key skill mix for this position.

The candidate will work at the direction of, and with, technical staff to design, implement, and maintain systems architectures, CI/CD automation, and other components of full lifecycle DevSecOps processes which are core to the group's success. In addition to design and implementation of architectures, the candidate shall support day-to-day operations of DevSecOps systems as well as episodic support of demonstrations and other event-based deliverables.

Technical skills in software development, shell scripting, Cloud/Unix system provisioning/install, CI/CD pipelines, and application deployment and monitoring in a Kubernetes environment are expected.

Critical soft skills for success are ability to learn new technical skills, collaborate closely with and provide constructive feedback to team members across a range of skill sets and technical areas. The candidate will be required to take ownership of problems and provide solutions.

Required Skills (Must Have):

• Kubernetes

• Docker

• Containerization

• Jenkins or a similar automation system

• Nexus or Artifactory

• CI/CD with containers/Cloud technologies

• Automation within the development processes

• Build infrastructure


• Java build tools

• Python, Python build tools

• Linux (sysadmin skills)

• VMWare infrastructure


Preferred Skills (Nice to Have):

• Ability to develop in Java

• Release engineering

• Security + certification

• Systems integration experience

• Troubleshooting Network and Firewall connectivity

• Experience with cloud provisioning technologies

• Ansible, Salt

• Application hardening/STIG

• Implementing authN/authZ frameworks, and/or custom software stacks

• Experience leading small teams (3-5 ppl)


Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING! 

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.)  - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts, "Best of Staffing" for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, "Top Temporary Placement Firm" by Boston Business Journal, "Best Company To Work For" by Business NH magazine, "Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing” by TechServe Alliance, "Top IT Services Company" by Inc. Magazine, "Most Reliable Staffing Agency" in Forbes Magazine and "Top Ranked Staffing Firm" by Staffing Industry Analysts.

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