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DevOps Engineer at Applied Research Associates, Inc in Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

If you want to accelerate your career growth and are passionate about applying your expertise to solve problems of national importance then we have the job you are looking for! You will be able to achieve your personal and professional goals in a stable environment that emphasizes and rewards the entrepreneurial spirit.

Take the project we’re now working on. You will be working on a team that is building a cloud-based development environment. You will work with a multi-disciplinary collaborative team of hardware and software engineers and security specialists to design and implement a secure cloud-based software development and maintenance environment. You will be part of our employee-owned international research and engineering company. ARA is recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences, and you will be on this team.

  • You will use your expertise in designing and developing cloud-based environments.

  • You will develop an architecture that includes:

    • Automated access to a suite of shared services, including software development tools.

    • Automated provisioning of cloud accounts

    • Automated compliance enforcement of restrictions on cloud services

  • You will implement a continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) pipeline for software development

  • You will work with customers to understand and elicit requirements and build intuitive, interactive, and flexible user interfaces that address complex problems

  • You will be working closely with a collaborative team so your team player personality and excellent written/oral communication skills will be essential.

Technical requirements for the position are as follows:

  • Experience developing containerized applications using Docker, Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift and/or Pivotal Cloud Foundry

  • Experience deploying, debugging, and managing systems in AWS or Azure

  • Experience building and maintaining a CI/CD pipeline using tools like Git, Jenkins and/or Team City

  • Knowledge of DevOps technologies including IaaS, Serverless, Automation, distributed Databases

Due to the work you’ll perform and interactions with DoD programs you will need to be a US citizen with an active DoD Security Clearance.


Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,100 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

While this is all of the Year One and Beyond stuff, Day One is pretty good too. These are things like our competitive salary (DOE), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), benefits package, and a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at



  • Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field

Licenses & Certifications

  • Security Clear Secret

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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