DevOps Engineer

  • STR
  • Woburn, MA, USA
  • Mar 10, 2023
Full time

Job Description

STR is seeking a DevOps Engineer to be part of a multidisciplinary team of researchers and engineers dedicated to developing cutting-edge technologies with significant and immediate impact on our national security. We believe that each employee has a unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives that are essential to providing our customers with innovative solutions. We are seeking an Engineer with a passion for automation and versatile skills in DevOps to help us advance the state of the art.

We encourage candidates who are comfortable jumping into new projects, including identifying key requirements, defining the solution / architecture, selecting the appropriate tools and technology stack for the job, prototyping, and implementing deliverable software and algorithms. Fluency in at least one DevOps framework (e.g., Ansible, Puppet) and software forge (e.g., GitLab, Atlassian), as well as proficiency in a Linux environment are a must. Strong candidates will also have experience writing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines. 

Duties will include:

  • Developing and sustaining automated deployment of technologies on secure systems
  • Collaborating with small research teams to instill best DevOps practices
  • Integrating cutting edge program analysis tools into CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Gitlab CI) and developer workflows
  • Delivering high-quality automation in a team environment


  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance
  • BS in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Comfortable on the Linux command line and the standard POSIX tooling (e.g., grep, awk, sed, etc)
  • Proficient in a DevOps framework such as Ansible or SaltStack
  • Proficient in at least one programming language
  • Motivated collaborator and effective communicator to both technical and non-technical audiences

STR employees may be subject to COVID-19 vaccination requirement in response to Executive Order 14042 and accompanying Task Force Guidance, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by STR.

STR is a growing technology company with locations near Boston, MA, Arlington, VA, near Dayton, OH, Melbourne, FL, and Carlsbad, CA. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security in: cyber; next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare; and artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, and we go home at night knowing that we pushed the envelope of technology and made the world safer.

STR is not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe! Visit us at for more info.

STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your contact info.

Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws.