DevOps Engineer

  • Ardent Principles
  • Springfield, VA

$150,000 - $190,000

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required



Job Description

Ardent Principles is currently looking to hire a DevOps Engineer on a full time, permanent basis. This opportunity offers a flexible hybrid work schedule with up to 50% work from home permitted. The rest of the work will be performed on site in Springfield, VA at NGA and requires an active TS/SCI w/ CI Poly clearance.


Title:  DevOps Engineer

Location:  Springfield, VA



GLIMPSE is an image-processing pipeline that calculates the geolocation coordinates of an uploaded image, using modules provided by external vendors. The person in this role will install, update, troubleshoot, and maintain GLIMPSE software pipeline capabilities on AWS client systems, including both unclassified and classified systems.



  • Integrating vendor modules provided in a variety of formats, including binaries and Docker containers, into the GLIMPSE pipeline 
  • Troubleshooting and validating the performance of vendor-provided modules on AWS, using test cases provided by and/or relevant to the client 
  • Developing automated processing scripts in Python to facilitate and/or improve processing and connectivity throughout the pipeline 



  • Active TS/SCI clearance or higher and willingness to take a polygraph exam; OR active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph 
  • Bachelor’s/M.S. degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or other related fields 
  • 4+ years of experience in systems integration and engineering, AWS, Linux OS, Docker, Python 


Nice to have: 

  • Familiarity with Gitlab, REST APIs, JavaScript, NodeJS, Vue/Angular, HTML, CSS, Matlab, NiFi 
  • Experience in data analysis