IT Systems Automation Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Work as a scripting and automation expert to support clients solving difficult problems leveraging PowerShell, Python or equivalent languages. Perform as an integrated team partner to build holistic solutions for the client to save time, money, and resources. Drive towards implementing and realizing the benefits of datacenter automation, including continuous integration (CI) or continuous delivery (CD), and Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) across multiple data centers, enterprise services or systems, and enclaves, including Cloud environments. Lead efforts to optimize current and future infrastructure to transform systems and processes for increased speed to delivery along with increased reliability and availability. Research, install, configure and maintain automated test frameworks to support CI and CD through functional, regression and system integration testing. Perform automated build, deployment and release automation, and orchestration to increase automation across planning, engineering, sustainment and operations stages. Function as a subject matter expert in updating and automating traditional analytical techniques through scripting and automation and apply expertise to parsing, analyzing and displaying complex data sets. This position is located in San Diego, CA.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with scripting program languages and automation using PowerShell or Python scripting

-2+ years of experience with networking, server infrastructure, or database operations and troubleshooting

-2+ years of experience as a platform solution engineer in mid-size to large-scale IT systems and solutions

-Experience with configuring and integrating Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, SQL, enterprise network services

-Secret clearance
-HS diploma or GED

-One of the following certifications: CompTIA Security+ CE (Sec+ CE), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with AWS or Azure

-Experience with AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

-Experience with Agile and DevOps development methodologies

-Experience with build, deployment and release automation, and orchestration, including scripted server builds

-Experience with automation tools, including Selenium, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, and Ansible

-Experience with establishing and improving infrastructure supporting production, test, and development systems

-Experience with supporting and analyzing daily processes, including testing, backup, and deployment

-Experience in working with data trend and pattern analysis, including visualization using Python, D3, or other relevant language

-Experience in supporting DoD programs and systems with STIG implementation

-Experience with Microsoft Windows Server or Linux

-Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) concepts

-Knowledge of automation and process improvement through programming holistic solutions, including identifying and implementing automation that delivers value

-VMware or Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or newer MCSA certification preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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