Skyward Federal LLC Senior DevOps Engineer Remote · Full time

Use your skills as a Senior DevOps Engineer to support critical government missions.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Has 5+ years of experience supporting Kubernetes-based deployments on AWS.
  • Has relevant experience deploying workloads to Kubernetes, and using common Kubernetes tools - Helm, Kubectl, etc.
  • Has relevant experience with containerizing applications and Docker-based dev workflows.
  • Has lots of experience building CI/CD pipelines.
  • Be eager to learn new technologies and expand their roles and responsibilities.
  • Be familiar with event-streaming architectures (using Kafka & service meshes).
  • Be familiar with modularity and microservice architectures.
  • Has some experience in a startup environment.
  • Has experience building scalable, maintainable data pipelines and/or event streams.

Bonus points (but not required): 

  • Preferably have an active Secret Clearance, or be clearable to TS/SCI; TS/SCI clearance is ideal.
  • Has supported an air-gapped deployment - ideally on Kubernetes.

At Skyward Federal, we tackle challenging, ambitious projects with an engineering team that values collaboration, learning new tools and techniques, and strives to say ‘Yes’ to new challenges. We value new ideas, great communication skills, and a can-do attitude. And we like to drink lots of coffee.

We offer competitive benefits (fully-vested 10% 401k matching, 100% company-paid healthcare premiums for you & your family , all 11 federal holidays & 15 days leave plus 4 company holidays, flexible schedules, educational reimbursements, a coffee & equipment budget…and much more).

Office hours are flexible with most work performed remotely (as we are a geographically dispersed team).

Some travel may be required on an as needed basis, but not often. Must be a US citizen.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $135,000.00 - $185,000.00 per year


$135,000 - $185,000 per year