Systems Engineer (DevOps) in Aurora, CO at Volt

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Aurora, CO
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    6/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    110254
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919/782-7440

Job Description

VOLT Workforce Solutions is seeking a member of an IT Infrastructure Automation Team to join our Major Defense client in Aurora, CO.  In this role you will take responsibility for deploying and integrating scripts and recipes to automate Systems configurations and COTS configurations in complex server environments. These environments, a 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 mindset, and be able to troubleshoot complex problems. This position may require some on call support and overtime as well as limited (

**This opportunity requires the candidate to have the ability to obtain and maintain a government secret clearance. **

REQUIREMENTS:

  • For G09 = 6+ years of relevant Infrastructure/IT 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
  • 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:

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering and six years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (technical Bachelor Degree = additional 8 years of related work experience).

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. 

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.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.