197555 - Software Enginner
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking an ADE Software System Administrator Level 3 for a Contract opportunity in Greenville, TX

This position is 100% onsite.

The System Administration Engineer 3 position concentrates on the set up and administration of environments, Linux System Administration, Network Administration, and Security Compliance Operations. Understanding of: programming languages like Java, JavaScript, C, C++ and Python; familiarity with popular CI/CD tools (Jenkins, and GitLab CI/CD) and Puppet, Docker and Kubernetes is important. The position provides support of classified and controlled unclassified networks, servers, workstations, applications, and lab spaces. The candidate will be competent with RHEL 5/6/7/8 Desktop and Server. The position requires supporting one or more of the core OSs in an OS heterogeneous environment (Windows, Linux, Solaris, and AIX). The position requires experience with networking hardware and configurations (Cisco, HP, routers, switches, and firewalls). The position requires hands-on experience with network and server infrastructure technologies in the core OS (DNS, DHCP, NFS, Kerberos, LDAP, IPA, AD, GPO, Kickstart, pxeboot, puppet, patching, cloning/imaging, email server, central antivirus deployment, database server setup/maintenance). Any additional DevSecOps experience building pipelines and templates using Jenkins, GitLab, Artifactory, and Kubernetes as well as experience setting up CI/CD pipelines is desired but not required.
Job Duties:
o Information System Architecture Planning
o Project identification, prioritization, and tracking
o Installation and hardening of systems and networks
o Routine monitoring and inspection of secured systems
o Configuration and management of backup technologies
o Installation, maintenance, integration, and backup/restore of key software development tools such as GitLab, Jenkins, Artifactory, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
o Hardware lifecycle management, including evaluating new hardware needs and making purchase recommendations
o Configuration instruction and procedure writing and peer review
o Support DevSecOps Strategy and implementation across a 400+ person engineering organization
o Manage Software Licensing and tracking across environments
o Support Configuration Management needs across various environments
o Prioritize findings and support categorization of findings and POAMs
Essential Functions:
o Experienced professional with proficient knowledge of job area and practical knowledge of project management.
o May manage projects or processes with general supervision.
o Communicates with contacts inside and outside of own department to explain and interpret operational processes, practices, and procedures.
o Recommends enhancements to systems and processes.
o Works to achieve operational targets for specific programs and projects with moderate impact on departmental results.

Preferred Additional Skills:
o Scripting such as bash, python, perl, vbs, PowerShell
o Network administration such as Cisco, HP, routing, firewalls, DMZ
o Repository and version control tools such as Bitbucket and GitLab
o Build automation tools such as Jenkins, GitLab CI, Gradle, Maven, Ant
o Virtualization software such as Hyper-V, KVM, vmWare
o Containerization software such as Docker, Podman
o Orchestration service such as Docker Swarm or Kubernetes
o Monitoring platforms such as Nagios, Elastic, Splunk, Zabbix, etc
o Configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
o Cloud service providers such as AWS, Azure, etc.
o Security standards such NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, DISA STIGS
o Accreditations such as Security+ CE, RHCSA, RHCE, MSCE
o Physical Security functions such as security briefings, physical inspection, and access control
o Experience with Agile methodologies
o Tracking and collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence
o Coding: Java, C++, C, SQL

o A minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology with 4+ years of prior relevant experience
o Or Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience
o Lack of degree or degree in other areas in the STEM sciences such as Mathematics, Physics, and Electrical Engineering will be considered with applicable job experience

5/40- 8:00-5:00

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.