DevOps Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group.  Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented DevOps Engineer, in the Columbia, MD area.  At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer interesting technical challenges.

The DevOps Engineer will design, build, test and deploy effective test automation solutions. To fulfill this role, the automation engineer will apply appropriate automation technologies to meet the short- and long-term goals in support of the project objectives. The DevOps Engineer shall have extensive experience implementing Agile Development Methodologies and is responsible for accomplishing the responsibilities resident in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

A qualified candidate will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze requirements or User Stories across products and applications to identify acceptance criteria, testing cases and test scenarios
  • Establish best practices and procedures for defining User Acceptance Tests and ensure delivery of high quality products
  • Work with stakeholders to determine User Acceptance Tests and System Tests
  • Work closely with multiple development teams to ensure quality testing practices are incorporated across the development cycle
  • Write test documentation such as test cases, scenarios, and create test data
  • Involved in the preparation of Test Estimation, Test Strategy/Plan, Test Case execution and Defect report
  • Maintains test environments to ensure sufficient coverage for all projects
  • Deploys code into QA environment, as needed
  • Proactively initiate, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with team members     

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • Active/current TS/SCI CI Polygraph is required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, and 5+ years of relevant experience
  • At least 3 or more years of experience using the full spectrum of software testing methodologies on web and non-web based applications
  • Knowledge of programming concepts and some experience in a software programming language
  • Experienced in structuring QA test repository and automation suites based on application’s functional and component structure
  • At least 3 or more years of test automation experience
  • Solid communication skills - be able to explain concepts to both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Comfortable working from a Linux command line
  • Comfortable working with Virtual Machines and Docker containers
  • Strong knowledge of current backbone internet protocols (HTTP, TLS/SSL, SMTP, SOAP, JSON, etc.)
  • Experience with Negative Testing
  • Work with minimal management supervision
  • Prioritizing simplicity and functionality over complexity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile development (scrum, sprints, continuous integration)
  • Python3 coding skills, particularly pytest framework (or similar)
  • System level troubleshooting using wireshark, tcpdump, or similar
  • Source control tools such as git or mercurial
  • UI automation tools such as Selenium



ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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