205742 - Computer Systems Architect 3
Up to $148.03 DOE
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Computer Systems Architect 3 for a contract opportunity in Dulles, VA.

Cloud Infrastructure Lead to support delivery of Satellite Ground Systems solutions into contractor and customer environments.
In this role you will:
o Lead a team of DevOps Automation Engineers, Site Reliability Engineers and System Administrators to build and deploy a complex software ground system in customer environments
o Work with stakeholders to deliver software solutions onto complex OpenStack and hybrid-cloud systems consisting of 750 to 1500 nodes, deployed in 6+ environments with an eye toward current requirements and future needs
o Automate system deployment, operation, patching, compliance, and maintenance using Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management tooling
o Evangelize digital transformation and cloud tooling use both internally within Northrop Grumman and with our customers
o Collaborate with DevOps teams on other similar programs
o Lead program Infrastructure team: play a mentoring role to cross-train, grow technical talent across DevOps team, assist in troubleshooting tasks, and impart vision to team and leadership
o Document procedures to impart consistent, repeatable processes

o Bachelor's degree in a STEM field (ideally Computer Science or Engineering) and 14 years of experience; OR a master's degree and 12 years: OR a PhD and 9 years. Experience can be considered in lieu of degree
o 10+ year(s) of DevOps or software development experience
o 5+ years in a technical leadership role managing technical objectives and Jira metrics reporting
To be successful in this role you should demonstrate most of the following:
o Proven experience working within IT Systems Design, Deployment and Administration, with recent roles in Technical or Team Leadership positions
o Demonstrable experience designing, deploying, and administering cloud-based solutions
o Extensive experience of administration of Linux and Windows Operating Systems within large corporate environments
o Extensive experience of designing, deploying, and troubleshooting IPv4 Networking, including Subnetting, OSPF Routing, VLANs and VPNs
o Experience of automating tasks using Ansible, Bash, PowerShell, Puppet or Terraform
o Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with quick turnaround times and shifting priorities
o Proven troubleshooting skills and willingness to take on unfamiliar challenges
o 3+ years of experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Terraform, & Ansible
o 3+ years of experience in Linux tools/automation and shell scripting
o 3+ years of experience in Python
o 1+ years of experience with OpenStack management
o 3+ years of experience with Docker containerization, Kubernetes (K8s) preferred
o 3+ years of experience with continuous integration/deployment tools such as Jenkins or GitLab
o 3+ years creating, executing, and troubleshooting complex, automated processes used to configure servers and/or deploy code

Bachelor's degree in a STEM field (ideally Computer Science or Engineering) is required.
School must be accredited.

9/80 work week. 100% On-Site.

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.

Alejandro Diaz Tejada
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x229 or (800) 927-9318 x229

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.