DevOps Internship - 35807 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/9/2021

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Job Description

Are you a motivated self-starter who is looking for a meaningful career? Would like to expand your skills in Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)? Join Alion and help us support military training through modeling and simulation technologies using current and cutting-edge information technology solutions. The Navy Training Baseline (NTB) Continuous Integration and Test Environment (NCITE) intern is responsible for implementation, support, tuning, and performance using container technologies and central server and client architectures to support the development, testing, and production delivery of enterprise-wide, mission-critical applications and services for the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE).

Duties and Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, this candidate is responsible for the continuous operation of test systems, servers, networks and related infrastructure in support of NTB for modeling and simulation systems and supporting infrastructure. Builds and deploys container-based applications using Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps) and Git Operations (GitOps) strategies to test, document and install new software releases, patches, updates and manage the overall configuration to ensure it is integrated with other training tools, up to date and secure. Performs hardware and software troubleshooting. Troubleshoot networking issues (Linux, Windows Networking, TCP/IP). Must have a strong passion for learning and applying evolving technology innovations using Kubernetes, Docker or other container runtime environments. Monitor the use of system resources, hard disk, cpu, and memory and perform predictive analyses. Identify and build automation solutions to provide systematic management of information technology solutions using scripting languages such as Ansible and shell scripting.

Education and Experience

  • Must currently be enrolled as a student in an accredited public or private college or university working towards at a minimum a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 0 to 2 years of directly related experience. Must hold and be able to maintain a 3.0 GPA while participating in this internship.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 6 years of applicable work experience or specialized skill.
  • Directly related experience in computer repair and configuration. Ability to obtain a COMPTIA Security+

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Entry level knowledge of software development and Linux and Windows operating systems requirements and configuration.
  • Entry level knowledge of container environments such as Docker Kubernetes, Openshift or Rancher strongly desired. Experience with cybersecurity policy and system hardening per DoD policy strongly desired.
  • Linux experience is strongly desired
  • Entry level software engineering skills desired including familiarity with C/C++ and Java programming languages desired
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with software revisions systems such as git, github or gitlab General scripting knowledge including ansible, bash, cshell, ksh, perl desired General experience with DevOps, DevSecOps and GitOps
  • Familiarity with web development and architecture is a plus


Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Secret clearance. Current Secret clearance preferred. (Clearance must be granted to begin employment).

Security Clearance: None

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