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Ansible SME
Ref No.: 18-03139
Location: Woodlawn, Maryland
Start Date: 04/02/2018
Brief statement about project type and how role supports
The contractor will support the client's Office of Hardware Engineering (OHE), working on a team tasked with providing engineering support and consulting services to deploy an OpenStack based private cloud suite.
Technical Skills Skill Years/Level of Experience
  Mandatory Linux System Administration 6+ Years
    CloudForms 4+ Years
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Based Patch Management 4+ Years
  Building and Maintaining Cloud Environments 6+ Years
  Experience with OpenStack Services 4+ Years
Job Responsibilities
  • The contractor will provide hands-on engineering expertise to assist with designing a cloud hosting environment. Responsibilities include the design, creation, configuration, and delivery of cloud infrastructure environments. The contractor will: 
  • Provide recommendations for Ansible configuration and deployment
  • Provide recommendations for CloudForms configuration and deployment to support the RHOSP environment
  • Evaluate on-premise cloud hosting requirements, including multitenancy, scale, high availability, disaster recovery, growth, and automation
  • Provide recommendations for network design and connectivity to support Red Hat Open Stack (RHOSP) deployments
  • Provide recommendations for RHOSP data and control plane segmentation to provide required performance, redundancy, and availability of services
  • Provide recommendations for developing user stories
  • Provide recommendations for Ceph configuration and deployment to support the RHOSP environment
  • Provide recommendations for Turbonomic configuration and deployment to support the RHOSP environment
  • Determine appropriate server hardware per environments
  • Collaborate with engineers to review upgrades to Openstack systems
  • Setup and enable monitoring tools to track system capacity
  • Provide ongoing technical support and maintenance of production and development systems/software programs on various platforms
  • Provide professional engineering practices for the full software development lifecycle
Bachelor's Degree + 8 Years of related experience
Woodlawn MD
Work Authorization: Bachelor's Degree + 8 Years of related experience
Clearance Required: Public Trust Clearance (required prior to start)