Current Openings

DevSecOps Architect

The Role

This is a full-time on-site role for a DevOps Architect in Houston, TX. As this is an office-centric role, you are expected to be present in the office for at least 3 days a week. As outlined in ImpactQA’s Hybrid Work Policy, there will be variations over periods, depending on business needs.
The DevOps Architect collaborates with cross-functional teams to conceptualize and develop solutions to streamline delivery, improve quality, and enhance flexibility. The role requires experience and proficiency with DevOps technologies, concepts, agile methodologies, and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.

  • Consult with development teams on security risks in designs, make design recommendations, and provide security release gates
  • Develop security policies and procedures, design security architecture, and help teams adopt policies and infrastructure to support those policies and implement security controls
  • Work with stakeholders across the organization to identify security risks and develop strategies to mitigate those risks
  • Engage with multiple development teams to ensure adherence to secure development standards
  • Run threat modeling across cloud services and infrastructure and identify the scope of pen tests
  • Work with external vendors on security tools
  • Research new security best practices and vulnerabilities in the industry and develop action/adoption plans around them
  • Design and implement security solutions that protect an organization’s information assets
  • 8+ years of proven experience as a DevOps Architect or related role
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in DevOps technologies, concepts, agile methodologies, and CI/CD pipelines
  • Expertise in building tools like Jenkins, GitHub Actions, Azure DevOps, and comparable DevOps tools
  • Expertise in container-based technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and other similar platforms
  • Experience with Unix/Linux and scripting languages, including Bash, Shell, or Python
  • Experience with Cloud infrastructure and systems such as AWS and Azure
  • Experience with managing large-scale infrastructure
  • Good understanding and practice of security best practices and tools
  • Excellent knowledge of troubleshooting and issue-resolution techniques
  • Great communication skills, both oral and written, and keen on establishing relationships to influence positive outcomes
  • Certifications in security, such as the CISSP, CISM, or CISA, are a plus
  • Experience in tools like Onapsis and Fortify is a plus
  • Experience in the O&G industry and SAP is a plus
  • Certifications from recognized institutions, such as AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert, or Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect, are a plus

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