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DevOps Platform Engineer, #4264

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a DevOps Platform Engineer to join our team at our office in San Diego, CA. Our customer has a technology stack that is always evolving and is keenly focused on developing and exposing managed services to internal users through self-service management APIs built on top of a Platform-as-a-Service. Our customer has small teams, that move fast and is building services on top of managed services that take advantage of industry best practices and open source solutions.


As a DevOps engineer in the System Security and Communication (SysComm) team, you can play a major part in this effort to evolve the customers platform services and enable their strategy for creating highly inventive technology solutions for our the Air Force. This job requires a developer who is focused on operations and ensuring our managed services rarely need any humans involved to keep them running and maintained.



  • Becoming a subject matter expert (SME) of several internal, distributed and managed services
  • Automating the installation, configuration and maintenance of services on the Section 31 platform
  • Managing system-level performance tuning to optimize for reliability and efficiency
  • Guiding software releases and activations for new features and platform configuration while prioritizing safety
  • Supporting users by consulting on their designs and guiding their use of hybrid cloud


Part of our customers Engineering Services organization, the DevOps Security team is in charge of developing global managed services for use by internal teams for economically deploying highly scalable products. These systems operate behind the scenes to secure a network, help application product teams bring their latest ideas to the field faster and provide the fault-tolerant and highly-scalable core of our customers platform as a service for internal users.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent or Relevant experience
  • 1+ year of experience with each of the following: Linux, programming languages such as Python, Go or Bash, CI/CD tools (e.g. Jenkins, Travis, gitlab ci), Kubernetes or Istio, cloud service models (e.g. IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Serverless)
  • US Citizenship and an active Secret clearance is required to be consider for this position


Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Linux System Administration Knowledge (e.g. server administration, internals, package management)
  • Experience with the following: container technology and microservices, deployment/configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible, puppet, chef, fabric), Monitoring/Logging/Performance Analytics (e.g.. Logstash/Kibana, DataDog, Splunk, FluentD), operating fault-tolerant distributed systems (e.g. Redundancy, Availability Zones, Data Reliability), SQL and noSQL database technologies such as PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka, or Cassandra, AWS or Azure or Oracle Cloud or equivalent technologies (e.g. EC2, EBS, RDS, Elasticache, Kinesis)


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.

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San Diego, California
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