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DevOps/Platform Engineer - Secret Clearance

Madison, AL 35756

Posted: 11/03/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 48660

Job Description

Our Client's Intelligence & Analytics Division is seeking a Mid-Level DevOps - Platform Engineer to join the Product Security Engineering team on GMD Systems Integration, Test & Readiness (SITR) program.

Work Location: Huntsville, AL

A Platform Engineer on this team supports the development of a virtualized system used to support multiple types of tests and development activities on the program, utilizing modern tools such as Ansible, Terraform, vSphere, and eSXI.

Platform Engineer responsibilities:
Develops and configures virtualization artifacts using Industry Standard tools and security recommendations
Rapid prototyping of a variety of virtualized systems and sub-systems
Write/debug PowerShell/BASH/Python scripts
Create, Configure, Deploy virtual machines in both Linux & Windows
Troubleshoot Virtual Machine security/networking configuration
Develop documentation detailing software and system components
Develop Terraform playbooks to create/destroy virtual environments
Develop Ansible playbooks to configure virtual systems

Cybersecurity IAT/IAM Level 2 Certificate or higher
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.
This position requires clearing a background check and an enhanced Personal Conflict of Interest (PCI) requirements as a condition of employment.

Desired Experience:
3+ years of experience developing and debugging scripts in PowerShell/BASH
Experience with Ansible and Terraform
3+ year experience with Virtualization technologies (Creation, Deployment, and Configuration)
Strong understanding of physical and virtual networking
Strong understanding of Linux and Windows configuration
Experience configuring continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines with Git or similar version control tools
Experience working in fully virtualized environments
Ability to solve technical problems without step-by-step documentation
Highly motivated to learn new skills
Experience performing Verification and Validation (V&V) of hardware/software systems along with integration and unit testing
Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage multiple activities simultaneously
Education/experience required:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5+ years' related work experience (e.g. PhD, Master and 3+ years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.

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