SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Software Build Engineer in Columbia, Maryland

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No Active Clearance Required

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No Active Clearance Required


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Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

GDIT/CSRA is an IT technology solutions company specializing in data management, software engineering and business intelligence solutions. Opportunity for a Build Engineer to join a fast-paced program that develops advanced IT solutions and services for a cloud hosted Enterprise Portal Application. The program objective is to design, build, or acquire innovative, cost-effective, and efficient Portal engineering services to meet the mission of CMS.

Position Description

The Dev/Ops Build Engineer will serve on the Enterprise Portal team. The Portal provides the customer with single sign-on, and makes use of micro-services. The build engineer will be part of the release team helping to bridge operations and development in order to improve our build, integration, and deployment procedures, our automated build pipeline, and our CI/CD systems. The build engineer will work closely with the development and QA teams to properly and efficiently build and deploy releases throughout the software development life cycle, as well as troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test and production AWS environments.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a dynamic and complex software build environment, and is highly skilled at optimizing build environments for speed and reliability. Some after-hours support may be needed for emergency or urgent situations.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate requirements meetings to finalize all change requests moving into upcoming release cycles

  • Merge code from different GIT branches

  • Create release build packages using build automation tools

  • Develop and maintain release documentation

  • Review test cases with the test team to ensure that all team members are up-to-date on changes being implemented

  • Execute Portal releases in accordance with release playbooks

  • Track change requests and bugs in the defect tracking tool

  • Maintain monthly/year-end documents for analytic purposes

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology

  • 2 or more years of DevOps and/or build & release experience, including delivery to production

  • 2 years of experience with version control systems (Git etc.), including branching and merging strategies

  • 2 years of experience with continuous delivery and integration tools: Jenkins, Nexus, Artifactory

  • 2 years of experience with build/SCM tools: Maven, Gradle, NPM

  • 1 year of experience writing build scripts using Python, Unix Shell (bash,ksh) or perl

  • 1 year of experience with automation/configuration management using Chef/Puppet/Ansible

  • 1 year of experience with Unix/Linux (hands-on)

  • 1 year of experience with AWS capabilities and architecture

Desired Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies and working closely within small teams and vendors

  • AWS certification

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T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA MD Columbia - 10500 Little Patuxent Parkway (MDC183)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.