195426 - Platform Engineer
Fort Worth
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Platform Engineer for an opening in Fort Worth, TX.

Applicant is expected to analyze and resolve hardware/software compatibility issues as they arise in complex information system networks; implement patches and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to address cyber vulnerabilities, feature changes, or obsolescence; develop documentation for specific installations and configurations necessary to obtain Authorizations to Operation (ATOs) in support of program schedules; and contribute to and implement Plans of Actions and Milestones (POAMs) to mitigate open cyber risks. Applicant will coordinate with other program groups in the development and maintenance of System Under Test (SUT) setups and configurations, and will integrate and test changes in the Software Integration Lab (SIL) prior to deployment to customer production systems.

Experience hardening operating systems to mitigate cyber vulnerabilities (MS Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), IOS for Cisco Networking, Data OnTap for NetApp, etc.)

Experience with LAN/WAN infrastructures, TCP/IP, IP configuration, peer-to-peer networking, IP addressing & subnets, switching and routing

Experience with scripting (Powershell/Kickstart/Ansible)

DoD Directive 8570.1 IAT Level II or higher certification (Security + certification or higher)

Actively hold one or more of the following product certifications: Windows – MCSA, RHEL – RHCSA/Linux+, Junos – IJOS, Cisco – CCNA Security, VMWare-VCA, Splunk Power User.

Experience with active directory server administration

Experience administering system functions including security policies and account management of Microsoft Windows and Server as well as Linux/Unix-based systems

Experience implementing the Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide (JSIG) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) to cyber-harden information systems commensurate with customer needs

Experience with documentation and technical writing to maintain system configurations and network diagrams

Experience with engineering change processes and/or configuration control processes.

Experience with system architecture and system design modeling tools

Experience conducting technical trade studies and assessments

Experience working in an aerospace design environment with exposure to DoD customers

Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

Analytical thinker with a demonstrated ability of solving complex problems requiring ingenuity and innovation

Experience with Agile project management tools (JIRA, VersionOne, etc.)

Ability to travel as required

B.S. degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Security, or Information Technology


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.