Automation Engineer - Clearance

Location: Aurora, CO
Date Posted: 04-25-2018
Long Term Contract
1099 or w2
Rate is DOE per hour
Secret Clearance is Required

Seeking individuals with expertise in infrastructure build automation to join our team developing the state-of-the-art GPS-OCX system – the ground station for the next generation GPS satellite constellation. The qualified candidates will have a background in infrastructure build automation via scripting as well as current generation infrastructure DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet, and/or Ansible. They will be responsible for the creation of Chef automation recipes and cookbooks to perform infrastructure build automation activities including system configuration changes and application deployment. Ideal candidates will be self-starters with keen skills in writing infrastructure as code scripts and recipes. Some travel (<25%) may be required for installation and troubleshooting support at customer sites. The ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret clearance is required. 
Required Skills: 
- Experience writing scripts for DevOps infrastructure build automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, and/or Ansible to perform operating system builds and configuration changes as well as software deployments 
- Strong scripting skills in languages such as Python, Perl, Ruby, or PowerShell 
- Experience performing COTS/FOSS software installations 
- Exposure to infrastructure service design concepts 
- Strong verbal and written communication skills 
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret clearance 

Required Education: 
Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 4 years of related work experience or 12 years of related work experience in lieu of a STEM degree
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