Sr Systems Engineer II in Aurora, CO at Volt

Date Posted: 5/27/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Aurora, CO
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is hiring for Sr Systems Engineer II  for an Aerospace client in Aurora, Colorado. 

Job Description:

The Client is seeking a member of an Infrastructure Automation Team who will be responsible for deploying and integrating scripts and recipes to automate Systems configurations and COTS configurations in complex server environments. These environments, a heterogeneous mix of servers, workstations, and custom hardware, provide the backbone for the operational system of a critical, strategic national asset. The environments also support product development, testing, and maintenance. The candidate would be responsible for implementation of automation recipes (CHEF) and scripts (Ruby, PowerShell, Python and others) as part of an automated installation process. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have an engineering background and mindset, and be able to troubleshoot complex problems. This position may require some on call support and overtime as well as limited (<20%) travel for installation and troubleshooting support.

 Required Skills:

  • Must be able to obtain a US Government Clearance
  • Six (6)+ years of relevant Infrastructure experience related to system installation and configuration
  • Background in Systems Operations environment supporting complex environment deployment and management activities
  • Experience with automation tools such as CHEF (preferred), Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Fabric or similar products for O/S builds, software installation and configuration management
  • Hands-on experience with virtualization tools and cloud computing, either private (VMware, OpenStack) or public (AWS) Systems integration experience
  •  Ability to troubleshoot complex configuration problems or system issues
  •  Experience with Windows or Linux System Administration
  •  Strong scripting skills (i.e. PowerShell, Python, Ruby, bash, etc.)
  •  Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both written and oral

Desired Skills:

Experience with orchestration tools – Rundeck, VMware Orchestrator

Understanding of Infrastructure as Code and demonstrated implementation

Understanding of DevOps concepts

Experience with VMware– vCenter, ESXi, vSphere

Understanding of Change Management processes - Version Control of software and code - GIT, CVS

The ability to effectively plan their own work up and the work of others on the team

 Required Education:

 A degree in Science, Technology Engineering or Math (STEM) with emphasis in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology and 6 years of relatable experience.

Please note the following:

•           This is a W2 position.

•           Direct inquiries only.

•           No 3rd party submittals please.

•           This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.

•           This position is not available for Associate Vendors

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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  • Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer