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Junior Software Engineer

Early Career Training and Employment Program

Join our program. Change your life.

Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from historically underrepresented communities utilizing our Ascent PDI Program. To learn more, click here.


In addition to Full-Time employment with our partner, this program provides NO COST skills-based training to highly motivated individuals.  This training is tailored to the specific role and includes both technical and interpersonal components. This unique work-study opportunity differs from the typical job. Our solution, for those who are ready, will put you on the right personal, academic, and professional path while providing the necessary support and mentorship to help keep you there.

Candidate Profile:

  • Military Veteran (including Guard/Reserve) with the following knowledge/experience:
    • Information Systems
    • Computer Science
    • Related STEM discipline
  • Tech Savvy
  • Availability to work full-time
  • Immediate start date

Program Overview:

  • Phase 1 - Training (Up to 4 Weeks):
    • Classes and certification test preparation will be held Monday – Friday
    • Training will include:
      • Interpersonal Skills
      • Technical Training and Certification (as needed)
    • Phase 1 Compensation: $500/Week Stipend
  • Phase 2 - Full-Time Employment:
    • Full-Time work (38 hours/week) with a training component (2 hours/week)
    • Throughout the program you will receive continued support and individual mentorship to ensure your success.
    • Phase 2 Compensation:
      • $27.00/Hour (Plus Benefits after 90 days)


  • We are seeking highly collaborative, creative and intellectually curious DevOps Engineers who are passionate about forming and implementing cutting-edge computing capabilities. The DevOps organization uses standard set of industry tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, GitHub, JIRA, SonarQube, Nexus. 


  • As a member of the Enterprise DevOps team you will help in the advancement of automation, display a deep technical understanding of cloud capabilities and contribute to application delivery, Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) platforms, using existing and emerging technologies. 
  • Design, implement, and test scripted patterns to satisfy a wide array of partners including application Owners, Infrastructure, Architects, Security and Compliance;


  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills via work, volunteer, or school projects
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to resolve problems
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be able to work independently or within a team environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • 1-2 years of demonstrable experience
  • Ability to absorb, build and deploy apps, promote links
  • Mainframe experience (a plus)
  • Ability to execute commands and move code from pt. A to pt. B
  • Azure Certification (a plus)
  • In depth understanding of code processes


  • $27.00/Hour


  • Free Individual Health Insurance
  • Free Training (Program specific)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Education Assistance/Reimbursement (Toward first degree - Bachelors/Associates)
  • Individual Mentor 
  • 401k Retirement Savings


  • Full-Time (40 hours/week)


  • Remote (WFH)