Position Type: Software Engineer
Location: Huntsville, AL
Hourly rate: $71.90
Contractor benefits: Medical, vision, Dental, 401k
Seeking a Mid-Level Software Engineer - Platform Engineer to join the Product Security Engineering team on GMD Systems Integration, Test & Readiness (SITR) program.
Work Location: Huntsville, AL
Telework Availability: This position will be 100% onsite.
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.
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.
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 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 or more years' related work experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Full Time/Part Time/On Call: Full time
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Does this position require a US person for purposes of Export Compliance? Yes
Requested Security Clearance: Secret
Is Clearance Required To Start? Yes
Must be U.S. Person for purposes of Export Compliance.