IT Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: 213418554-2
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Aerotek
  • Location: Manassas, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Software Engineering, Data Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

**Description:**Our client is seeking a highly qualified IT professional for hands-on technical position that will play an important role in development and deployment of the of the next generation tactical system being deployed to the US Navy submarine fleet.Primary Duties/Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will bring in-depth knowledge of Linux-based tactical server deployments to support design and development of the next generation Submarine Warfare Federated Tactical Systems (SWFTS) architecture. This candidate will work individually or lead small teams to prototype and evaluate commercial and open-source technologies for inclusion in future tactical system builds. The candidate will participate in cross-domain working groups to coordinate prototyping efforts, briefing results to engineers and managers in government and industry. This position requires an imaginative thinker with experience in all aspects of IT to conceive, develop and evaluate novel engineering solutions to address the unique requirements of the submarine environment. Prototyping efforts span a broad spectrum of computer technologies, including server, VM and container management, cybersecurity, data management, networks, etc. The candidate must be a motivated self-starter who thrives with limited supervision.**Required Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:**BS/MS degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Information Technology with 5+ years of related experience.Highly proficient with Linux (RHEL/Centos 7)Proficient with modern PaaS environment tools such as Kubernetes, docker, KVM, and HelmProficient in C/C++, Python, shell scriptingArticulate, excellent presentation skills.Must be willing to submit a drug and background testThe ability to obtain a security clearance**Skills:**docker, kubernetes, linux, software development, systems engineering, scripting**Top Skills Details:**linuxkuberneteshelm**Additional Skills & Qualifications:**Desired Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:Prior experience in the SWFTS environment or with other US Navy tactical/weapon systems is desirable.Experience with secure computing technologies; SELinux, PKI, zero-trust networks, etc.Familiar with Agile software development methodology, JIRA.Familiar with model-based software/systems engineering concepts.Travel Requirements: Occasional travel 5% of the time.**Experience Level:**Intermediate Leve**About Aerotek:**We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.