Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Technology
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc., a fast growing high technology firm, is seeking Junior DevOps Engineer to support NASA's NRESS program. The position is located in Arlington/Crystal City, VA. 

Position Summary:

GST is seeking a Junior DevOps Engineer to join our team working on NASA's Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES), a web-based system used to publish NASA announcements of research solicitations, manage the subsequent proposal submissions, and support the peer review activities. This person must be team oriented with good communication and interpersonal skills and have experience in DevOps technologies and methodologies. The employment opportunity will support the refresh activities and development to modernize and maintain the NSPIRES application (https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/) to meet the users' needs and business objectives of NASA. 

Primary Duties:

  • Provide full system life cycle support for the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES)
  • Develop new system features, as well as enhance and optimize existing system features using DevOps methodologies and associated technologies
  • Assist in automation of the development life cycle
  • Perform extensive quality and security testing
  • Work closely with and communicate clearly with Team Lead and other team members 

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • B.S. or M.S in Computer Science, Systems Engineering or related discipline. Appropriate years of relevant experience can substitute for degree
  • 2 or more years of demonstrated experience with developing Java applications
  • Experience with DevOps technologies and methodologies including automation frameworks and Continuous Integration
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience developing applications for a UNIX/LINUX environment
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript and Python
  • Experience with Oracle RDBMS and WebLogic is a plus.
  • Amazon Web Services or other cloud technology experience 

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to use a computer. 

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to multitask. 

U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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