DevSecOps Software Assessment Lead

Job#: 1374934

Job Description:


Job Description: 

In this role, you will oversee the activities to establish and maintain the DevSecOps environment that supports the integration and independent verification and validation (IV&V), and software assurance of the component software products comprising the Ground-based Missile Defense (GMD) program. This includes designing, implementing, and maintaining a modern system deployment to the government digital environment with a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) workflow for system build, test and deploy in containerized microservices.
As the Software Assessment lead on this team your duties will be:

  • Oversee activities to perform DevSecOps in a closed network environment.
  • Lead Software and Firmware Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) activities.
  • Oversee activities to develop, document and maintain complex architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces, and designs for software systems.
  • Oversee development of code and integration of complex software components into a fully functional software system.
  • Develop software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met.
  • Provide technical leadership for software projects and leads software supplier management activities.
  • Lead development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes, tools, and metrics.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes, and regulations.
  • Track and evaluate software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards.
  • Provide technical leadership for Software Assurance to ensure development of software that is free from vulnerabilities.
  • Train and mentor others.
  • Work under consultative direction.

Relevant Technologies used on this program:

  • Cloud Environment
  • Containerization
  • Hardware Virtualization


  • Experience in the following areas:
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Zephyr, TestRail, TestComplete, Xray, T4J, Cucumber Rancher, Openshift, Git, Helm, Ansible, Chef, Docker, Grafana, or AppDynamics.
  • Programming languages such as Java, Python, Go, or C++.
  • Software development, systems engineering, or integration and test experience with mission systems on tactical platforms, flight software, or other complex systems.
  • Automation and CI/CD techniques and design patterns.
  • Agile product development.
  • Continuous integration, testing, and delivery.
  • Automated system testing, integration, and deployment.
  • Software factory maintenance and upgrades.
  • Collaboration with developers, testers, and system engineers from multiple product teams.
  • Security first mindset.

Desired Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of software testing methods and approaches.
  • Experience working with both software and hardware-in-the-loop test environments.
  • Strong Working knowledge of the CI/CD process including debugging, test, and integration of software tools.
  • Experience working with and supporting systems with Linux Operating System (OS).
  • Strong communication skills and a self-starter that can thrive in a new program start-up environment.
  • Understanding of designing and implementing full stack/Microservice infrastructure.
  • Have the ability to work within a tool-chain using tools such as Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, Artifactory, ELK, SonarQube, Jira, Prometheus, Fluentd, Helm, DataGrid, JBoss, Cloud Suite, OpenShift, Docker and more.
  • Significant experience architecting solutions for containerizing legacy applications.









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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Huntsville, AL, US

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Date Posted:
October 6, 2023