As a Platform Engineer; provides input to the design of server and application architectures. Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications. Occasionally performs the administrative operation of server hardware and software. Ensures system security and executes practices and procedures. Troubleshoots system related problems. Performs database design and software development as required. Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications. Recommends future direction or projects to management. Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications to enhance an operating system.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
2 years of IT and/or software experience.
DOD 8570 IAT Level II required (Level III preferred)
Participated in or led agile development teams
Worked with Concourse, Spinnaker, Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity or other Continuous Integration tools
Experience in VMware vSphere / ESXi / NSX-T
Experience with networking and related technologies (e.g. load balancing / DNS / SSL / firewalls / NAT / SDN)
Experienced in using Git
Experience in release management
Experience supporting production systems using Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practices
Competent to work at a high technical level on all phases of systems engineering activities
Excellent communication and briefing skills; shows tact; effective listening skills and follow through
Solid worth ethic and the ability to work in a mission critical environment
Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work
Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience in Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and OpenStack
Experience with Kubernetes, Chef, Ansible, BOSH, or related automation / orchestration tools
Experience with a platform as a service product such as Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar
Experience working with DNS, NTP, SAML, OAuth 2, Active Directory
Understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (Prometheus, New Relic, AppDynamics, Cacti, Graphite, ELK, Nagios, Ganglia, Splunk, Log Insight, vRealize Operations, Datadog, etc.)
Background in Windows deployment, automation, and related technologies
Experience with database (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MSSQL) and messaging middleware technologies (e.g. RabbitMQ)
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.