208483 - Platform Engineer/Software Engineer 3
12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Platform Engineer/Software Engineer 3 for a contract opportunity in Huntsville, AL.

The Client is seeking a Mid-Level Software Engineer - Platform Engineer to join the Product Security Engineering team on GMD Systems Integration, Test & Readiness (SITR) program.

Telework Availability: This position will be 100% onsite.

A Platform Engineer on this team supports the development of a virtualized system used to support multiple types of tests and development activities on the program, utilizing modern tools such as Ansible, Terraform, vSphere, and eSXI.

Develops and configures virtualization artifacts using Industry Standard tools and security recommendations.
Rapid prototyping of a variety of virtualized systems and sub-systems.
Write/debug PowerShell/BASH/Python scripts.
Create, Configure, Deploy virtual machines in both Linux & Windows.
Troubleshoot Virtual Machine security/networking configuration.
Develop documentation detailing software and system components.
Develop Terraform playbooks to create/destroy virtual environments.
Develop Ansible playbooks to configure virtual systems.

Cybersecurity IAT/IAM Level 2 Certificate or higher.
This position requires clearing a background check and an enhanced Personal Conflict of Interest (PCI) requirements as a condition of employment.

3+ years of experience developing and debugging scripts in PowerShell/BASH.
Experience with Ansible and Terraform.
3+ year experience with Virtualization technologies (Creation, Deployment, and Configuration).
Strong understanding of physical and virtual networking.
Strong understanding of Linux and Windows configuration.
Experience configuring continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines with Git or similar version control tools.
Experience working in fully virtualized environments.
Ability to solve technical problems without step-by-step documentation.
Highly motivated to learn new skills.
Experience performing Verification and Validation (V&V) of hardware/software systems along with integration and unit testing.
Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage multiple activities simultaneously.

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

8 am - 5 pm

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.
Duration: 12 months, possible extension, possible FTE opportunity.
Are you okay with out-of-state candidates? Yes, must relocate at own expense.
OT/DOT expected? Yes, possible OT opportunities.

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

Taj Johnson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

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.