Senior DevOps Software Engineer

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Redwire is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical and sustainable infrastructure for future generations.  

LoadPath, a Redwire business unit, is accelerating humanity's expansion into space specializes in the development of modular open system architecture, rapid spacecraft design and development, and custom missions, payloads, and applications. They offer tailored, innovative, and end-to-end capabilities, backed by a proven track record of successful deployments and operations over the past nine years, they have become one of the leading firms for digitally engineered spacecraft and satellite design.   


We have a current opportunity for a Senior DevOps Software Engineer located in Chantilly, VA working at our customer location. In this role you will be significantly improving the Space Force’s Space Domain Awareness. You are working with a team focused on building the replacement system for the Space Force’s Space Defense Operations Center (SPADOC) space situational awareness computer system established in 1979 at the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s (NORAD).  This is really focused on the digital side of building a space domain awareness platform to allow the Space Force Guardians to use more apps, do more digital work, and ingest traditional and non-traditional data sources.  The role will put brainpower on developing new applications that can provide awareness of improves monitoring of space objects, increases satellite debris, enhances safety of space operations, and accelerates analysis of space objects and their behaviors.  


LoadPath, a Redwire business unit, is looking for a self-starting, team-oriented Senior DevOps Software Engineer to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team to work on-site at one of our customer’s locations. The team is building a large-scale enterprise application using web technologies, distributed computation and storage frameworks, and sophisticated, cutting-edge domain analytics, with the system hosted on virtualized and cloud-computing platforms. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both independently with little supervision as well as engage with a team to achieve overall program objectives. This position will work on system architecture efforts and report to the Contract Program Manager. The Software Engineer position will develop software applications and participate in the entire software development life cycle. This requires that the candidate has a strong knowledge base of engineering principles, theories and techniques and a passion for relevant new technologies. 


  • BS or MS degree in software engineering, computer science, or related field; experience may be substituted for education 
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with DevSecOps integrating, testing, and deploying software applications to operations.
  • U.S. Citizen with an active TS/SCI clearance (Polygraph or Polygraph consent preferred)

Desired Skills

  • Strong knowledge of RHEL and/or CentOS system and/or network administration.
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or GovCloud.
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Experience with standard automated deployment type tools (Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, etc.).
  • Experience working on a program following SAFe Methodology

Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!  We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence.   

Redwire is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.   

All offers of employment at Redwire are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.  Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program. 

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR Click Here 

Current and in-scope TS/SCI clearance with either favorably adjudicated CI Polygraph or Consent to Polygraph signed upon hiring.

Redwire Space
Redwire Space

United States, Chantilly, VA

Posted 2 months ago

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