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Linux Systems/Puppet Engineer

Chantilly, VA
Strategic Business Systems, Inc. (SBS) is hiring a motivated Systems Engineer specializing in Puppet to support a cutting-edge modeling and analytics framework in support of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). On this program you will have the opportunity to work with technical leaders in cloud computing and data analytics to re-architect, modernize, and operationalize a critical tool leveraged across the IC to make real-time, mission-critical decisions. Candidates must have an active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and Polygraph in order to be considered.
Candidates must be self-motivated who can understand technical concepts and collaborate on technical direction on a small team in an agile environment.
  • Hands-on engineering and operation of scalable IT infrastructures
  • Working with DevOps processes and toolsets to support multiple software teams in dev, test, and production environments
  • Experience with Ansible, Chef, Puppet or similar tools is an absolute must-have
  • Administration of up to several hundred Linux servers in a hybrid on-premise and cloud environment; experience with AWS is highly desired
  • Working both independently with little supervision as well as in a team environment.
  • Coordinating with Information System Security Officers to ensure all standards and best practices are implemented in systems
  • Assisting external customers with development and troubleshooting of IT and software systems
  • 2+ years’ Linux system administrator experience with AWS or Azure cloud environments
  • Must have demonstrated experience with server configuration management (infrastructure automation) tools (i.e. Ansible, Puppet)
  • Scripting (Bash/shell, Python, Perl) and/or Ruby experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of Agile development processes
  • Linux OS and package management
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
SBS encourages a flexible work environment that is focused on work-life balance. Additionally, SBS provides personal opportunity for growth through training, access to technical conferences and workshops, and a tuition reimbursement program. All of our positions are full time permanent positions. We have a comprehensive benefits program, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Life Insurance, etc. SBS provides the opportunity to work with the best in the industry on a wide range of cutting-edge enterprise technologies in a fast-paced culture that rewards leadership and creative thinkers.
If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume to recruiting@sbsplanet.com.
Strategic Business Systems, Inc. (SBS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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