Infrastructure Engineer

Dulles, VA

Posted: 07/29/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 230045

Our Client has an immediate professional opening for an infrastructure Environment Management Team (EMT) member. The qualified candidate will have a background and experience designing, configuring, and managing development, software Integration & Test (I&T), system I&T, and performance test factory environments. As an EMT member, the candidate will serve as the first line of defense in trouble-shooting issues arising in multiple I&T environments. Throughout the software development life-cycle, the EMT member will interface with Software Engineers to concisely document installation instructions and support I&T staff by modifying the environments as required. Script development is a critical skill as scripts are continuously updated to effectively monitor system stability and usability. 

A current US Government TS/SCI clearance is required for this position. 

Required Skills:
 
• Ability to program in a scripting language, e.g. bash, Perl, Ruby 
• Hands-on experience with virtualization tools and cloud computing, either private (VMware, OpenStack) or public (AWS) 
• Experience integrating COTS/FOSS software into a system 
• Solid environment and configuration management skills; ability to maintain multiple baselines, e.g. Dev, Test, Prod 
• Development experience with at least one infrastructure automation tool such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet 
• Strong ability to troubleshoot system integration issues 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the use of MS Office applications 
• A minimum of 4 years industry experience 
• Current US Government TS/SCI security clearance

Required Education: 
Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 4 years of related work experience.

Desired Skills:

 • Prior experience as a system administrator (Linux or Windows) 
• Exposure to Information Assurance compliance to specified standards, e.g. ICD-503 
• IT infrastructure architecture exposure 
• Experience with DevOps tools other than infrastructure automation, e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Vagrant, etc.
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