• Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1789

Title: DevSecOps Engineer

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

*Clearance: Active Secret Clearance needed to apply *



Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.



Cornerstone Defense’s support of the Space Command and Control (SC2) program in Colorado Springs, CO is growing and seeking a mid-level DevSecOps Engineer to support the development of our Nation’s newest systems to support Battle Management Command, Control, and Communications (BMC3) programs.

The successful candidate will design, implement, and maintain a modern CI/CD system to build, test and deploy containerized microservices in a fast paced agile environment. We seek candidates who have proven skills in SRE, DevOps, software development, test automation, and system automation.

The DevSecOps Engineer will work alongside traditional infrastructure, middleware and application teams to enhance the existing support and delivery functions through development of ‘Infrastructure as Code’ and software packaging and deployment techniques. In addition, you will be working across multiple teams to enhance the user experience and delivery of a suite of custom applications, improving delivery and efficiencies in a strict Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) governed environment.

As a member of the Cornerstone team, you will be involved in the entire software development life cycle, from idea creation and development, all the way through to maintenance and support of the customer’s delivered system. We offer a collaborative mentoring environment where you have the opportunity to learn from others and be a mentor to others.



  • Technology areas these positions will be focused on are:
  • Agile product development
  • Continuous integration, testing, and delivery
  • Automated system testing, integration, and deployment
  • Rolling out upgrades to the software factory as needed
  • Work closely with developers, testers, and system engineers from multiple product teams
  • Suggest modifications to the DevSecOps workflow to improve efficiency
  • Research and pitch new tools/products to the team


  • Active Secret security clearance or higher, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance (post-start)
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry with 5+ years of experience with software development (or Master's degree +3 yrs / PhD)
  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Strong programming skills in Java, Python, and Go
  • Experience working in an Agile Environment utilizing Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc.)
  • Experience with automation and configuration management using either VMware, Puppet, Chef, or an equivalent
  • Experience of containerization orchestration with Kubernetes and Rancher
  • Experience with DevOps or DevSecOps
  • Experience setting up and maintaining a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo
  • Experience with OpenStack cloud computing infrastructure tools such as VMWare or Red Hat
  • Experience developing dashboard views of Infrastructure estate


  • Existing Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance
  • Experience with software design, development, debugging, and performing software integration and test
  • Experience with Istio/ServiceMesh
  • Experience designing and implementing a full stack/Microservice CI/CD infrastructure
  • Strong working knowledge of the CI/CD process including debugging, test, and integration of software tools
  • Ability to set up and manage 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


Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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