Software Automation Engineer (EM09-043)

Colorado Springs, CO

E&M Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. E&M provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

E&M Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Software Automation Engineer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO in support of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). NORAD is a United States and Canada bi-national organization charged with the missions of aerospace warning, aerospace control and maritime warning for North America. Aerospace warning includes the detection, validation, and warning of attack against North America whether by aircraft, missiles, or space vehicles, through mutual support arrangements with other command.

Job Responsibilities

  • Helps team analyze and demonstrate application build stages and processes from end to end to improve automation for continuous delivery of program components within a modern framework using Kubernetes, container services, and automation tools.
  • Assists with evaluating pipeline activities and processes, implements tools and develops procedures for streamlining delivery activities.
  • Provides engineering support for VMware Tanzu implementation using tools like Git, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Jenkins, Harbour, Nexus, Helm, Trivia, TravisCI, Carvel, and Ansible.
  • Provide engineering support for container-based tools, configurations, and clusters
  • Engage and contribute to team activities that follow the agile format
  • Manage and test deployment configurations in yaml format
  • Manage, monitor, and improve platform and cluster resources

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in a related discipline and 8 to 12 years of direct engineering experience, or an MS degree and 4 to 7 years of direct engineering experience, or a Ph.D. degree and 1 to 2 years of direct engineering experience.
  • Must possess a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II security certification (e.g., Security+ CE); OR must have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of start date.
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in developing and building CICD pipelines
  • 2-3 years of more recent experience working directly with build automation tools like Bamboo, Bitbucket, Gitlab, Jenkins, and TravisCI.
  • 2 or more years of experience in software development – having an understanding of the development process from end-to-end (use of git, package managers, remote repositories, branching strategies, scripting, and dependency management)
  • Experience with Kubernetes and container deployments working in yaml and linux command line tools (CLI)
  • Has applicable experience in a developer’s role and can contribute to improving the developer’s experience.  
  • Can demonstrate capabilities in industry best practices surrounding software builds and CICD pipeline management that may include: unit tests, security scans, artifact repository usage, maven and gradle, and use of software development tooling.
  • Proficient in yaml, unix shell scripting, powershell, or similar command-line interface proficiencies.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen. 
  • Must have and be capable of maintaining a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance at the required level. 

Preferred Requirements

  • Software developer experience – must have a developer’s background and point-of-view
  • Container management and Kubernetes understanding  
  • Experience in DevSecOps to include phases, gates, and stages
  • Systems administrator experience in DoD
  • Experience participating in and effectively contributing to a highly-collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and to work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

To Apply for this Position:

You must have the Minimum Qualifications in your resume to be selected as a candidate.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. In addition, E&M Technologies, Inc. provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. More benefit details here.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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