Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Minimum 3 years of experience performing development and deployment activities on a private/public cloud solution or a comparable high availability environment
Experience installing and maintaining tools in a Linux environment, such as Git Repositories, SVN repositories, Ansible, Open Shift, Splunk, VMWare
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
A Relocation package may be available for this position.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Cloud/Ops Platform Tools Systems Administrator. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The team this position supports is leading a large government organization's move into the cloud. The goal is to provide the tools, technology, and blueprints to enable the organization to easily, quickly, and securely transition to the cloud and adopt best practices. This team is filled with VERY experienced individuals that are always looking at technology trends to improve effectiveness.
A strong candidate will have these skills:
Comfortable coding / troubleshooting shell scripts
Comfortable in Linux, able to build or troubleshoot systems
Comfortable with and knows base AWS services well (EC2/EBS/S3/VPC/NACLS/SG/RDS)
Works wells with others
These skills are a plus:
Comfortable using code to build servers in AWS
Has worked securing Linux Systems
Has experience working in high scale environments
Has worked with similar technologies listed below:
Gitlab (Code Repository)
Gitlab Runner (Build System)
Artifact Repository (Artifactory, Nexus, etc)
CI/CD Tools (SonarQube, Xray)
Packer – For Automated AMI Creation
Windows 2016 (Coming Soon 2019)
Supports engineering solutions for cloud or on-premises development and production platforms
Disaster Recovery Planning
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran