Devsecops Engineer
Posted on 9/11/2023
Slingshot Aerospace

51-200 employees

Space simulation and analytics for safer operations
Company Overview
Slingshot Aerospace stands out as a leader in the space industry, providing comprehensive space simulation and analytics solutions that enable both government and commercial organizations to manage and protect their assets effectively. The company's commitment to space sustainability and its ability to fuse data from various sources to create a dynamic orbital picture allows for rapid, informed decision-making in a high-risk environment. With a team of passionate domain experts, Slingshot Aerospace offers trusted decision intelligence, enhancing operational efficiency and providing clarity in complex challenges.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Later Stage VC

Total Funding





El Segundo, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Austin, TX, USA • Colorado Springs, CO, USA • Remote in USA • Fort Collins...
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Kafka
Microsoft Azure
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
  • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance or be eligible and willing to obtain one
  • 3+ years of professional experience in a DevSecOps or similar role
  • Experience with container security practices within Kubernetes and Helm
  • Experience with security configuration of AWS Cloud Native Technologies
  • Deep working knowledge of version control (Git) and CI/CD tools (GitHub Actions)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code frameworks including Terraform
  • Good understanding of networking, routing, firewalls, VPN, SSL
  • Knowledge of programming/scripting languages (Python, Bash, JavaScript) used in DevSecOps life cycles
  • Keen attention to detail and industry best practices pertaining to privacy, security, and compliance
  • Skill and comfort working in a rapidly moving startup environment with dynamic objectives and iteration with users
  • Executes all position responsibilities in alignment with Slingshot's core values, mission, and purpose
  • Work within Engineering teams to interweave security with the scalability, performance, reliability, and functional requirements to virtualized/cloud computing solutions
  • Leverage industry best practices and experience to ensure that security is baked into deliverables from the start and that each product and program fully embrace a DevSecOps and “shift-left on security” mentality
  • Develop automated build and test pipeline strategies including aspects of security and compliance to ensure viability of cloud deployment solutions
  • Secure and manage cloud-native resource on providers like AWS and Azure through infrastructure-as-code and compliance-as-code
  • Administer and support developer and user access to cloud resources
  • Leverage observability tools to monitor security metrics for applications virtualized resources
  • Participate in Agile software develop and deployment processes
  • Provide ongoing support for the services and applications that are critical to our business needs
  • Communicate methods, findings, and hypotheses with stakeholders
  • Perform other duties as assigned (to be less than 10% of the responsibilities listed above)
Desired Qualifications
  • Degree in computer science or related field
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Experience with asynchronous processing and/or data streaming technologies, such as AWS Kinesis, Kafka, or ZeroMQ, KNative
  • Experience with securing data platforms, microservices, distributed systems and deploying into classified cloud environments
  • Experience with security audits/certifications such as SOC 2 Type 2, FedRAMP, CMMC 2.0, ISO 27001
  • Early-stage data-centric startup experience