DevSecOps Platform Developer

Tau Six, an agile small company delivering cutting edge cybersecurity and systems integration services to the US National Security market, has an immediate need for a DevSecOps Platform Developer in support of a Department of Defense customer. At Tau Six you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

As a Sr. Developer, you would be responsible for developing tools and automation to eliminate manual functions and develop repeatable processes. Responsible for assessing existing platforms and designing a future state that includes a highly automated and stable environment.

U.S. Government clearance required: Active Top Secret clearance adjudicated within the past 6 years. Candidate must be open to CI polygraph.


As a part of the Platform Management Team your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Code development using Powershell, PowerCLI, Bash and/or JavaScript to create advanced scripts to support Infrastructure as Code
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain automation of current and future automation code
  • Participate in the design, implementation, and management of workload automation initiatives
  • Adhere to firm Change Management, Problem Management policies and familiarity with ITIL or other formalized IT operations foundations
  • Writing SOPs to support understanding of code function
  • Responsibility for investigating and resolving operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel to better understand how to deliver code solutions in the Enterprise environment
  • Participating in processes throughout all phases of ITIL Service Lifecycle, including submitting Change Requests
  • Other development duties as assigned

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 5-7+ years of relevant IT experience preferably with a STEM degree
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certification required (CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Sec+, CND or SSCP)
  • DoD 8570 computing environment certification within 6 months of hire
  • 5+ years experience development in a Microsoft Windows Systems, HP SANs, VMware environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Powershell, PowerCLI, Bash and/or JavaScript development experience in an Enterprise environment
  • Excellent design, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Technical knowledge of infrastructure components such as Network, Storage, Linux/Windows, Application knowledge of Java, .Net, and IT security
  • Experience with configuring software defined networking and security configurations, including security groups and ACLs
  • Experience with DevOps procedures and processes, as well as, with working in an Agile environment
  • Willingness to work after normal duty hours (nights and weekends) as needed

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must possess an active Top-Secret clearance adjudicated within the past 6 years and be willing to receive CI polygraph

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary work
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer