Job Vacancy 

Title: DevSecOps Engineer – Mid Level

Open: 9/15/23 until filled

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full Time

Pay: Salary

Years of Experience: 5-8 Years 

Location: Washington DC Metro 

Indian Preference Eligibility: Yes


About the job

Akiak Technology is looking for a DecSecOps Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate seeks to automate all aspects of software development. You enjoy working in a continuous delivery (CD) environment where you strive to ensure fast feedback on the code and system is available to all. You understand how to architect, develop, and implement secure and efficient processes to deploy and monitor applications. You understand both software development and operations, with expertise in areas such as networking, security, test automation, and continuous integration/deployment. You can get up to speed quickly and contribute to new software development projects and enjoy solving complex problems in a fast-paced environment. 


  • Expertise engineering scalable, high-performing web applications that are built using various languages and frameworks like React, Ruby, Python, Java and relational databases like PostgreSQL and Oracle
  • Expertise in DevOps practices, CI/CD pipelines, GitOps, and automation tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, GitHub actions)
  • Expertise designing, implementing, and maintaining CI/CD pipelines that incorporate automated security testing, vulnerability scanning, and compliance checks
  • Expertise developing and maintaining infrastructure as code (IaC) codebases like Terraform, CloudFormation, or Ansible
  • Expertise in implementing and managing identity and access management (IAM) solutions, ensuring appropriate authentication and authorization mechanisms are in place
  • Expertise collaborating with development, operations, and security teams to integrate security best practices into the software development lifecycle
  • Expertise collaborating with software engineers to provide guidance on secure coding practices and assist in the remediation of security findings
  • Expertise with at least one cloud platform (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience performing regular security assessments, code reviews, and penetration testing to identify and address vulnerabilities and weaknesses in applications, code, and infrastructure
  • Experience monitoring and analyzing system and application logs to detect and respond to security incidents 

Preferred qualifications

  • You must have a minimum of 5 – 8 years of experience as a DevOps Engineer
  • You must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering or related degree or equivalent experience
  • You must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. now and in the future without sponsorship
  • Must meet all requirements for obtaining and maintaining a Public Trust Clearance


Indian/Tribal Preference Hiring

Indian Preference applies to this vacancy, in accordance with Akiak Holdings Policy #20005. Proof of Indian preference is required. The Indian Preference law is a distinct statute that does not violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Applicants who claim Indian preference must provide Tribal Membership Card, or letter from Tribal the Government (on Tribal Government letterhead) indicating tribal status, or BIA Form 4432.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Akiak Holdings and its subsidiary Companies will attempt to provide equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment, with the exception of those situations affected by the Tribal Preference policy. All aspects of employment will be governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other basis prohibited by law.


Purpose-Driven Company

Our purpose is to create a better economic future for the indigenous community in Akiak. Unlike a corporation with shareholders, our business revenues return to the tribal community and can be used for citizen services projects approved by the tribal council. 


About Us

Akiak Technology, LLC is a tribal owned business with headquarters in Alexandria, VA and offices in Akiak, Alaska. We are a leading small business provider specializing in a broad array of Program Management, Operations and Information Technology (IT) services to federal, state, local, commercial, and nonprofit organizations.





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Job Announcement Number: 550886

Subsidiary Company: Akiak Technology, LLC


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Job Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Washington DC Metro Area

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