Technical Lead (DevOps SME) - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 9 months ago(11/7/2019 4:06 PM)
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LMI is seeking a Technical Lead (DevOps SME) to support an Intelligence Community client. This position will be located in the Washington DC area.


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.


  • Work closely with data scientists, data engineers, data product engineers, infrastructure engineers, network engineers, security engineers, and software developers to integrate and stand up analytics operating environments.
  • Architect and set up high-availability infrastructure services for production data science and analytics environments.
  • Automate the build-test-deploy lifecycle for a wide variety of data science and analytics applications and services.
  • Use AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud services to enable high-performance computing (e.g., AWS EMR) and create standard virtual machine (e.g., EC2) instances.
  • Automate and configure software using configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Terraform, or Puppet.
  • Explore, evaluate, and implement a wide variety of open source and commercial data analysis and visualization technologies, such as Tableau, Qlik, Superset, and Metabase.
  • Develop best practices on operational processes in a DevOps environment to efficiently deliver data science and analytics applications and services.
  • Design and evaluate IT and analytics architectures based on discussions and research with product owners and users, intuition, and an understanding of the desired outcomes of a requested solution.
  • Establish an awareness and understanding of technical constraints, resources, and opportunities, such as cost, speed to market, scalability, security, and operational constraints within the federal government.


  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph
  • Masters in STEM or related
  • Desired Expert or SME skill level.
  • Seven to ten (7-10) years of combined experience in engineering lifecycle software solutions.
  • Experience designing and implementing enterprise systems.
  • Experience developing and maintaining complex systems that involved integrating COTS, GOTS and Open Source components.
  • Experience across numerous engineering disciplines.
  • Experience with automated testing tools.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through prior experience working with senior management to find solutions for customers and leading teams performing IT software development.
  • Experience performing software development for Government programs of similar scope and complexity.
  • Experience working with software development teams under source control project environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify technology gaps in current capabilities and processes.
  • Experience leading DevOps programs or implementation efforts.

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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