Sr Systems Engineer I in Aurora, CO at Volt

Date Posted: 5/6/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Aurora, CO
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT is seeking an Infrastructure Engineer who will be responsible for maintaining metrics related to platform releases and Defect Reporting (DR) as well as exercising CM baseline management 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 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 (

Ability to obtain a DOD Secret clearance is required.

Maintain and Infrastructure Design (Operating Systems, VM configurations, COTS products) for a 100-node, highly redundant system
Ensure Design and Implementation is configuration controlled, assigning build and version numbers, as well as coordinating upgrades and patches.
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.

Required skills:
Experience with complex computer systems.
Experience with the architecture or design of Infrastructure Service Software: either O/S installation and configuration (Linux, 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

Desired Skills:
Background in COTS product Installation
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 STIGs
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
Experience with: firmware/drivers/troubleshooting/prototyping for non-Virtualized systems/issues
Background in Systems Operations environment supporting complex environment deployment and management activities
Experience with virtualization tools and cloud computing, either private (VMware, OpenStack) or public (AWS) Systems integration experience

Education Requirements:
Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) with emphasis in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and 4+ years of related work experience 


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