We are seeking a Deployment
Engineer who will be responsible for calculating and maintaining metrics related to platform releases and defect reporting as well as exercising CM controls to maintain and protect the baseline of a
complex system. This system will be an operational system, currently in development. The candidate would monitor and assist in planning the work of others, coordinate fixes (Discrepancy Reports),
working with a team to coordinate releases/upgrades.
The overall project consists
of several complex computer environments that form the backbone for the operational deployment of a critical, strategic national asset. The responsibilities of a design engineer include representing
the service across the team. This position may require some on call support and overtime as well as limited (<10%) travel as required for installation and troubleshooting
DoD TS/SCI w/Poly security clearance is required
Candidate’s responsibilities would be:
•Maintaining baseline (COTS
& O/S) configurations in multiple server environments, as well as centrally managing the deployment of patches or rebuilds of various components (COTS) of the
•Coordinate and review the
delivery of fixes through the program’s discrepancy resolution process.
•Communicate with management
risks and any issues involving performance, availability, or security.
•Plan for future
improvements and fixes while ensuring that any changes follow the Project’s change management processes.
•Experience with complex
•Experience with the
architecture or design of Infrastructure Service Software: either O/S installation and configuration (Lunix, Windows, ESXi) or COTS installation and configuration (e.g., monitoring, logging,
scanning, Cyber, etc.).
•Ability to prepare and
present status, plans, and risks to management
•General working knowledge
of networks, storage, and virtualization
•Understanding of Change
Management processes - Version Control of software and applications using ClearCase and familiarity with DR’s, CR’s, and IR’s written with ClearQuest
•The ability to effectively
plan their own work and the work of others
•Background in COTS product
•Experience with automation
tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Fabric or similar products for O/S builds, software installation and configuration
•Experience with DISA
•Experience with Windows
and/or Linux System Administration
•Experience in matching
system requirements (specific user or VM requirements) to compute capabilities (RAM, single-threaded speed, total throughput) and the knowledge and ability to select specific types of compute servers
to meet those requirements.
•Working knowledge of
networks, storage, and virtualization
firmware/drivers/troubleshooting/prototyping for non-Virtualized systems/issues
•Background in Systems
Operations environment supporting complex environment deployment and management activities
virtualization tools and cloud computing, either private (VMware, OpenStack) or public (AWS) Systems integration experience
Bachelor Degree Preferred
Requires a degree in
Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 4+ years of related work experience or 12 years in lieu of experience
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