• Location: USA, Texas, Dallas
  • Salary: US$120000 - US$140000 per annum + bonus
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 25th Jun, 2019
  • Reference: 06/25/19_1561494294
Permanent Platform Engineer, Dallas, TX

Job Description:
Jefferson Frank is looking for a candidate to join a world-class engineering team as a part of the Hardware and Infrastructure (HW&I) Engineering group. As a candidate for this opportunity you should have a good foundation in creating test scenarios to ensure system performance satisfies customer requirements, including fault introduction to validate High Availability (HA) response. This position offers the opportunity to expand the successful candidate's skills into an infrastructure architecture and development role. Other job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Job Duties & Responsibilities include:

* Interpretation of requirements into existing infrastructure architecture/design
* Creation of scripts and other entities that benchmark system and component performance
* Creation of documentation to establish an operational hardware platform with provisions for fallover
* Perform integration and test to ensure proper operation of hardware and software platforms
* Employ creative thinking to develop techniques that test system edge conditions, resiliency, and functionality
* Development and execution of system stress tests to determine any performance defects in design
* Ability to perform post-test forensics to determine root causes of issues.

Required Skills:

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, and work experience
* Directly related experience with NGA systems and other IC customers
* Experience and strong knowledge of Agile and DevOps development practices
* Ability to pursue actions necessary to obtain desired results via interactions with design engineers, customers, end users and subcontractors.
* Strong/Moderate Linux/RedHAT (e.g. RHEL 6+) administration skills
* Experience with build, test and deployment using automation tools (junit, cucumber, ruby, python, perl, etc), and with continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins), configuration management tools (e.g. Chef)
* Current DoD Directive 8570.1 IAT Level II or higher certification (Security+ CE or other approved certification)

Desired Skills:

* Experience with AWS/C2S development and/or cloud computing architectures
* Technical experience in the GEOINT domain and ability to apply advanced technical principals, theories, and concepts to new development
* Experience with Scaled Agile Framework methodologies (SAFe)
* Familiar with National Imagery Transmission Format (NITF) specification and image product types
* Hands-on experience using an Agile planning tool such Atlassian (JIRA, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Confluence) suite
* Agile certification

Required Education(including Major):
* Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience

Required Security Clearance:
Existing TS/SCI required with the NGA - what is NGA cleared mean? - NGA the sponsoring agency for their clearance- crossover issues with the clearance - open to other agency clearance, highly prefer NGA though

Background - infrastructure need - test and integration aspect to the system

Under the hood technically speaking, get in there to perform on and address issues, CI/CD, Linux, performance testing, integration and test, agile and continuous release and updating environment exp.

What kind of background - Linux admin, scripting, build automation, Jenkins, Cucumber, back end, continuous improvement

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