Praxis Engineering is hiring a

DevOps Engineer (Poly clearance required)

Herndon, United States

Praxis Engineering has DevOps Engineer (all levels) opportunities on PRIME Programs supporting our local VA Customer in the NoVA area

***This is a representative requisition for multiple openings/contracts. For more details on current openings please contact [email protected]***

The program supports a large volume data ingestion, cataloging, analysis, storage and archival pipeline in support of the customer mission. There are two distinct elements to the effort – the operations and maintenance of the existing pipeline to support cross-platform data access and retrieval and enable a cross platform software analytic tool/application ecosystem; and the evolution of this pipeline and ecosystem to leverage recent technological advances. This includes data analytics pipelines, data science, cloud and serverless computing.

 What You Need:

Robust mixture of skills needed in any/all of the following:

DevOps toolchains and Agile practices

Systems architecting/integration/development in on-prem and cloud environment

Software development (Java, Fortran, C, C++, Python, Shell, PowerShell, etc.)

Document and/or Content Management applications (text/images/video)

Data analysis application (explore, manipulate, index) experience (Python, Tableau, etc)

Systems Administration and Monitoring (Windows, Linux, VMware, Citrix, AWS, Nagios, ELK, etc)

Security focused development and engineering to achieve ATO

Program: 5 year contract; small highly focused team; rapid adoption of newer technologies

Active TS/SCI clearance  with an appropriate polygraph is required to be considered for this role

Who are we?
Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD.

Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. 

With over 400 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.  

*Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT.

Why Praxis?
We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don’t do things because “that’s the way we’ve always done things”; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace.   We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer’s mission.  We've been profitable year after year.  We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do.   We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best.  No red tape. No micromanagement.  Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.

And then there is the...


  • Competitive salary
  • Office perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)
  • Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)
  • Comprehensive health insurance plans
  • Parental leave
  • 401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (4%) and employer match (up to 4%) for a total of 8%.
  • Annual bonus plan
  • Four weeks Paid Time Off + 10 holidays + comp time eligibility
  • Training is a priority! Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. 
    • Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon.
    • Training & Certifications: Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master...the list of certifications goes on and on!
    • Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.
  • We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.

Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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