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Platform Operations Administrator - Secret, Hampton VA 23669

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Platform Operations Administrator, in either Hampton, VA./Newport News, VA./ Richardson, TX.
12 month contract with possible extensions.   
Can work in any of  these Locations: Hampton VA United States, Richardson TX,  Newport News VA  

The role of Platform Operations Administrator requires working closely with infrastructure, virtualization, network and security operations teams to ensure the distributed platform environments are stable, reliable, and always available for applications. You will also implement and maintain continuous integration and continuous delivery automation pipelines to streamline the delivery of platforms updates to all production environments. 
This team is a dispersed telecommuting workforce that performs some of their work at customer sites. Estimated travel ranges 15-40% based on project requirements. 

This role will include these responsibilities, but is not limited to the following: 
● Implement and manage Pivotal Cloud Foundry deployments in development and production 
● Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of platform services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement. 
● Maintain platform reliability and uptime once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health. 
● Administer Linux and Windows environments 
● Develop and deliver configuration and deployment automation required for continuously improving the functionality, availability, and manageability of platform and associated services. 
● Set up administrator and service accounts & maintaining up to date documentation 

● Monitor usage of infrastructure resources for capacity planning to ensure uptime. 
● Uses scripting tools to automate processes 
● Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems. 

Required Skills: 
Must be a U.S. Citizen and have an active DoD Secret Security clearance 
• Experience in Pivotal Cloud Foundry and/or Kubernetes 
• Subject Matter Expertise in System Administration with Linux/Unix Operating System 

Experience with Systems Administration in cloud environments 
• Working knowledge of networking concepts and experience with relevant technologies such as Load Balancers / DNS / SSL / Firewalls / NAT / DNS / NTP 
• Experience with live production systems and troubleshooting production issues with applications and systems in operations. 
• Experience developing automation solutions in scripting/programming languages such as Python, Perl , Unix shell 

5+ years of experience in related fields or technologies to this job description 
• Experience developing automation solutions with competence in scripting/programming languages for automating frequently executed activities.

Desired Skills:
Expertise in administering AWS environments
• Experience working in VMWare VSphere environments
• Experience working with and using various RDBMS such as MySQL and Postgres
• Certifications including: VMWare Certified Professional, RHCE, MCSA, AWS Solutions Architect or Developer certification
• A software development or DevOps automation background.
• Experience with Jenkins, Bamboo, Concourse or other Continuous Integration tools

• Experience administering the Windows Server operating system
• Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
Security + certification
• Strong experience working as part of a team collaborating on problem resolution.
Job Number: 1910108795
Job Location: Hampton, VA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 11/22/2019
Last Updated: 11/27/2019
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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