Cloud Ops/Platform Tools Systems Administrator
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Description

Opportunity:  Cloud Ops/Platform Tools Systems Administrator / DOD – Aerospace / Top Secret Clearance / Arlington, VA
Our client engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
Our client is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience performing development and deployment activities on a private/public cloud solution or a comparable high availability environment
  • Experience installing and maintaining tools in a Linux environment, such as Git Repositories, SVN repositories, Ansible, Open Shift, Splunk, VMWare
  • Able to help build and maintain different enterprise scale applications and ensure best practices are being used in an AWS / Linux Environment
  • Ability to find solutions and troubleshoot problems that occur in a cloud environment
  • Has experience using code to build and maintain infrastructure and using enterprise quality tools to ensure stability and performance of applications
  • Experience working with AWS GovCloud and/or C2S environments
Clearance Requirements:
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
A Relocation package may be available for this position.
Our client has an immediate opening for a Cloud/Ops Platform Tools Systems Administrator.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  Our clients employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.  
The team this position supports is leading a large government organization's move into the cloud. The goal is to provide the tools, technology, and blueprints to enable the organization to easily, quickly, and securely transition to the cloud and adopt best practices. This team is filled with VERY experienced individuals that are always looking at technology trends to improve effectiveness.
Desired Qualifications:
A strong candidate will have these skills:
  • Comfortable coding / troubleshooting shell scripts
  • Comfortable in Linux, able to build or troubleshoot systems
  • Comfortable with and knows base AWS services well (EC2/EBS/S3/VPC/NACLS/SG/RDS)
  • Works wells with others
These skills are a plus:
  • Comfortable using code to build servers in AWS
  • Has worked securing Linux Systems
  • Has experience working in high scale environments
  • Has worked with similar technologies listed below:
    • AWS
    • Cloud Formations
    • Gitlab (Code Repository)
    • Gitlab Runner (Build System)
    • Artifact Repository (Artifactory, Nexus, etc)
    • CI/CD Tools (SonarQube, Xray)
    • Packer – For Automated AMI Creation
    • CentOS Linux
    • Redhat Linux
    • Windows 2016 (Coming Soon 2019)
    • Consul/Vault
Key Responsibilities:
  • Install COTS toolsets in a cloud environment
  • Customize COTS toolsets to meet the needs of the organization
  • Perform application updates and maintenance functions
  • Respond to Tier 3 and Tier 4 trouble tickets
  • Open trouble tickets and respond to trouble calls
  • Respond to management system alerts
  • Deploy security patches and updates
  • Participate as a member of a small, multi-disciplinary team that works cooperatively to ensure supported applications are available to support the customer mission
  • Install, configure, operate, and maintain integrated systems to support mission operations
  • Supports engineering solutions for cloud or on-premises development and production platforms
    • Scalability
    • Failover/Recovery
    • Disaster Recovery Planning
    • Monitoring
    • Security
    • Performance

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Arlington, VA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/16/2019

About Us

GeoLogics is a high-technology and technical services company with over 25 years of successful participation in development and experimental programs for aerospace and defense contractors, government agencies, and research laboratories. GeoLogics specializes in creating mission critical solutions and provides technical support in the areas of R&D, engineering, communications, software, and systems development.

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