Salesforce DevOps Engineer with Copado (100% Remote)

at General Dynamics Information Technology
Published November 30, 2022
Location Newport, RI
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: Other

Job Family: Cloud

At GDIT we build cutting-edge applications that help the end user accomplish their mission.

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges.

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and youll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Salesforce DevOps Engineer joining our team to remotely support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Salesforce DevOps Engineer supporting CMS, you will be trusted to lead the Salesforce DevOps strategy, including but not limited to: source code control, continuous integration / continuous delivery (CI/CD), testing, monitoring, and automation of Salesforce deployments using Copado. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Setting-up the CD/CI pipeline and environment from scratch , using Copado and related tools.

  • Having a daily impact overseeing the DevOps release process for the MATS Salesforce instance and assisting our developers throughout their release process.

  • Deeply understanding our release process, thinking strategically about continuous improvement and automation that enables our developers to release efficiently and on-time.

  • Ensuring code delivery through the development lifecycle is simple, seamless, and consistent, and providing long-term resolutions and an overall roadmap for the completion of this process.

  • Developing, maintaining and advancing our CI/CD pipeline.

  • Maintaining GIT repositories and deploying of all the MATS software releases.

  • Supporting post deployment activities, including knowledge transfer, process documentation and application bug fixes.

  • Collaborating with team members to ensure safe and secure environments for development, quality assurance, user acceptance testing, and deployment.

  • Acting as a single point of contact to plan, coordinate, and oversee our releases, patches, and emergency change requests.


  • Copado Admin certification and Copado Developer certification

  • 8+ total years of hands-on experience as a Salesforce Admin and/or Developer , with at least 6+ years working with Salesforce deployments and DevOps/release management , with an understanding of CI/CD processes , integration concepts in an enterprise IT software development environment

  • Expertise with branching strategies, version control, pipeline automation and orchestration utilizing Copado and related tools like Git , Jenkins, BitBucket, GitHub, Ant, etc.

  • Experience with Coordinate Branching and Merging strategies with development and QA teams

  • Implemented complex Salesforce DevOps pipeline for Salesforce releases with Copado

  • Excellent knowledge in code deployment version conflict resolution

  • Mastery of advanced Git (e.g. conflict resolution, cherry-picking, rebasing), one or more popular CICD tools

  • Experience with Salesforce configuration such as managing users, profiles and permission sets

  • Candidate must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years

  • Candidate must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance


  • Bachelors degree

  • Salesforce Platform Developer I or II certification

  • Healthcare Service Industry or Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) experience

  • Experience working with JIRA, Confluence, and SharePoint

  • Experience with infrastructure in a cloud environment (AWS preferred)

  • Experience with Agile methodologies and frameworks such as, but not limited to: SAFe, Scrum, Kanban

  • Certified SAFe Agilist, SAFe Practitioner or other Agile certification

  • Ability to manage time effectively, to work under time pressure, to meet schedules and deadlines, to multi-task, to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments and pay close attention to detail


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams


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COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.