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DevOps Cloud Engineer

Loft Orbital

Loft Orbital

Software Engineering
Golden, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
About Loft
Loft Federal is dedicated to providing the US national security space community with a rapid, affordable, and simplified pathway to orbit. We are a US-incorporated, wholly-owned subsidiary of Loft Orbital Solutions, Inc.
At Loft, we empower our team members with autonomy and ownership to tackle significant challenges, all while fostering a close-knit and supportive team environment. We believe that diversity, community, and inclusivity are the cornerstones of an open culture. We place significant value on kind, supportive, and team-oriented comrades with phenomenal problem-solving and communication skills.
Are you ready to embark on this exciting journey with us?

As a DevOps Cloud Engineer, you'll work on the DevOps team, helping to spearhead the technological advancement and operational excellence of our systems. You'll play a crucial part in ensuring the robustness, reliability, and continuous improvement of our systems, thereby contributing to the success of our mission-critical endeavors.

Mission Objectives

  • Design, implement, and maintain Continuous CICD pipelines in GitLab for deployments to Azure and GCP environments.
  • Collaborate with development, operations, and security teams to understand project requirements and implement effective CICD solutions.
  • Configure and optimize CICD workflows to ensure fast and reliable software delivery.
  • Ensure CICD pipelines adhere to FedRAMP, Secret, and Top Secret security requirements and compliance standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to CICD pipelines, build failures, and deployment errors.
  • Design and implement cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform.
  • Define and manage Terraform configurations to provision and manage cloud resources in Azure and GCP environments.

Mission Mandates

  • Active DoD Secret clearance is required.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a DoD or Intelligence Community Top Secret background investigation with at least 3 years of eligibility remaining or CE status; and SCI eligibility with current experience in SCI programs, other control systems, and/or Special Access Programs

Mission Credentials

  • Proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Azure Cloud Ecosystems, with a demonstrated ability to navigate and leverage its diverse array of services.
  • Hands-on experience in managing Kubernetes clusters, ensuring their efficient operation and scalability.
  • Proven track record of releasing and running services in multi-cloud environments, adept at navigating complexities and optimizing performance across various platforms.
  • Strong background in supporting observability through tools such as Stackdriver, Cloudwatch, ELK, and Prometheus, enabling comprehensive monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Expertise in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) methodologies, utilizing tools like Terraform, Cuelang, and Config-Connector to provision and manage infrastructure resources efficiently.
  • Proficiency in setting up and managing Gitlab CI/CD pipelines, facilitating automated deployment and continuous integration processes.
  • Demonstrated ability in writing software to support Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) activities, streamlining operational tasks and enhancing system reliability and resilience.
Per Colorado law, we are required to disclose the base compensation range for this role. This range is intentionally wide as we assess individuals based on their unique abilities and experience to find the best fit for our needs. Ultimately, your compensation will be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, you will find a truly remarkable culture guided by transparency and collaboration and work that is challenging and meaningful. We can't wait to meet you and see what you may add to our team!
Salary Range
$106,000$185,000 USD


Posting Statement

Loft Federal is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or pregnancy.

If you require assistance due to a disability applying for an open position, please submit a request to us at recruiting@loftfederal.com.

Research shows that while men apply to jobs where they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized people tend to only apply when they meet 100% of the qualifications. At Loft, we value respectful debate and people who aren’t afraid to challenge assumptions. We strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t ‘check all the boxes'. We welcome all.
No outside recruiters, please.
Loft Federal does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes and will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Loft Federal.