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Platform Engineer

Req #: 200764
Location: Hanover, MD US
Job Category: Information Technology
Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Status: Must Be Current

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:
CACI is looking for a Platform Engineer to perform datacenter sustainment, physical and virtual server deployment and configuration management in support of an enterprise middleware solution.  The selected candidate will design and automate both initial provisioning and follow-on updates to deployable and on-campus datacenters.  Activities will include racking and provisioning servers and networking equipment, instituting automated configuration management control and documentation of developed software and hardware configurations.  The candidate will provide implementation support for migration to and configuration of new datacenters (servers, firewalls, KVM and VMWare Virtual Machines, routers, switches, SAN devices) and provide maintenance and security patches to all deployed devices.  The candidate will also support lab-based hardware/servers that host middleware solutions, to include loading and maintaining operating systems and application software.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
  • 5 years Platform Engineering experience.  An additional 4+ years of Platform Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 9 years.
  • Recent experience with configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting RHEL and/or CentOS systems on bare-metal hardware and virtualized environments
  • 4 years as a Linux system administrator in a medium to large enterprise environment
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux, VMware ESX, Citrix and MS Server 2008
  • Experience with VMware ESX and KVM virtualization technologies
  • Ability to work independently to triage issues and prioritize tasks
  • Able to clearly communicate ideas, issues and status updates to management and other team members
  • Technical writing skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with SAN/NAS from multiple vendors including Oracle, NetApp and Dell
  • Experience with implementing controlled management of distributed datacenters, to include versioning of OS and application software
  • Experience creating an environment for and utilizing cvs/subversion for version control
  • Knowledgeable in datacenter automation and scripting with Puppet
  • Experience building, deploying and maintaining RPM packages
  • Proficient in creating and improving shell scripts
  • Experience with RHCS and PCS clustering technologies
  • Experience with Cisco networking equipment and Sidewinder firewalls
  • Experience with Windows and Active Directory
  • MCSE certified
  • CCNA or CCNP certified

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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