DevSecOps Software Engineer II

Engineering · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is leading the way in the New Space revolution!  Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions from low Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars.  We create high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance, much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional space systems.  We are involved in a wide range of projects for academic, commercial, and government applications. Join our innovative and dynamic company, as we build the small spacecraft of the future.  

Blue Canyon Technologies currently has an opportunity for a DevSecOps Engineer II to join our team.  As a DevSecOps engineer on this team, you’ll be responsible for maintaining and tuning the infrastructure supporting our current suite of build and operational tools and will be an integral part of the teams’ future development efforts as we design and build the next generation of MOCSW and FSW tools.


The Mission Operations Control Software (MOCSW) and Flight Software teams at Blue Canyon develop and support a variety of cloud-based applications and tools including:

  • Embedded code to control and operate our various spacecraft
  • Web apps for mission planning, pass scheduling, and mission data analysis
  • Databases (SQL and noSQL)
  • Command and Control software


Title: DevSecOps Software Engineer II

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $87,000 - $120,000

Location: Lafayette, CO


  • 100% company paid health, dental and vision benefits for you and your dependents effective the first of the month following hire date
  • Life insurance
  • 401k (matching 4% with a minimum 5% contribution
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave.
  • Break rooms stocked with snacks and drinks

What’s a day-in the life look like in this role?

  • Monitor, tune, and maintain the production environment on AWS commercial cloud-base
  • Implement performance, stability, and security monitoring and response procedures
  • Work alongside software architects, developers, and operations team to understand and prioritize enhancements to existing systems
  • Develop and test infrastructure capabilities in support of new development efforts
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure-as-code configurations and installation scripts and tools
  • Research and recommend innovative (and automated!) approaches to system administration tasks

What are the required skills and experience?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Technology or equivalent
  • 4+ years of relevant hands-on experience
  • Solid understanding of security and how to implement best practices
  • Encryption and key management, security protocols, security testing and verification
  • We work as a vendor to Government agencies, so experience with NIST 800.171 and/or other compliance frameworks is a big plus
  • Real, hands-on Amazon Web Service solutions architecture experience with: Multi-account, Commercial and GovCloud, and Organizations, EC2, load balancers, API gateway, IAM, orchestrated containers,VPC setup and pairing, DirectConnect, CloudWatch and other monitoring and response services
  • CI/CD build, scan, and deploy tools in a cloud environment
  • Understanding of how to manage multi-stage environments using Infrastructure-as-code tooling, Terraform preferred
  • Strong understanding of common networking protocols - DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP model
  • Database setup, maintenance, and configuration chops, PostgreSQL and MongoDB preferred
  • Working knowledge of Git, JIRA, CI/CD tools and Agile software development practices
  • Ability to script and code as needed in support of integration and workflow management, Python, Ruby, Javascript, C++ are all welcome. *But, please note this is not an application development role!
  • Bonus points if you have a strong Linux background and can help choose, configure, and maintain Linux images (locally or in the cloud)

Working Conditions:
This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands to handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

*All employees of BCT possessing or attempting to gain government clearance will be required to successfully pass a drug test.

Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected factor. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or




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