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Linux/Unix Infrastructure Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 18-06971
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
Start Date: 10/03/2018
Shift Start Time: 8:00:00 AM
 
  First Day Shift Start Time: 7:00:00 AM
 
  Shift End Time: 5:00:00 PM
Specific Questions
Question 1: Is candidate a US Citizen/Perm Res/Green Card Holder (NO EAD HOLDER) with the ability to obtain Position Of Public Trust Clearance; AND worked in the USA for the last 7 years and verifiable? MUST
 
Question 2: Did candidate include ALL date (months and years) AND location (city and state); AND accounted for ALL employment gap (must include location if unemployed)? MUST
 
Question 3: CTH position - annual salary requirements? include in resume comment to client (120K MAX Provided)
 
Question 4: Holds a Bachelor's ? MUST
 
Question 5: Have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; AND 3+ years of hands-on infrastructure automation experience in a Linux/Unix environment? MUST SHOW
 
Question 6: Have hands-on experience working with Ansible (Ansible Modules, Ansible Playbooks, APIs); change automation and orchestration; AND experience with one or more open source tools compatible with Linux/Unix patch automation? MUST SHOW
 
Question 7: Is proficient in scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.); AND have experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware and software in a large-scale enterprise environment? MUST SHOW
 
Assignment
  Sector: IT     # of Openings: 1
   
  Category: IT   Filled Positions: 0
   
  Region: MN-Minnesota   Duration: 6 months, CTH
   
  City: Eagan   Clearance: Obtain/Maintain
   
  Department:     Client Job Title: Linux/Unix Infrastructure Automation Engineer
 
  Keywords: Linux, Unix, Infrastructure Automation Engineer, Ansible Modules, Ansible Playbooks, APIs, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, Change Automation
 
  Responsibilities: Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking (Linux/Unix) Infrastructure Automation Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The perfect candidate must have a passion for improving process, eliminating waste in workflows and enjoy the technical challenges in a dynamic environment. Provides direction, communication and coordination between the infrastructure support teams and the applications development team(s) in their continuous deployment activities. The ideal candidate will have the following skill sets in addition to the basic qualifications: The candidate will provide Unix/Linux architecture, design, and implementation support. The candidate will provide expert level infrastructure management and automation support. Perform as primary Linux/Unix Systems Administrator in a large enterprise environment. Perform Patch management tasks to include: maintaining current knowledge of available patches, deciding what patches are appropriate for particular systems, ensuring that patches are installed properly, testing systems after installation, and documenting all associated procedures Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format. Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management. Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management. Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact. Develop, document, and automate technical processes and procedures as needed. Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases. This position will be located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. Prefer: Local to the Eagan, MN area, no relocation assistance provide. HOURS: 5/40 workweek
 
  Requirements: Candidate must be a US Citizen/Perm Res/Green Card Holder (NO EAD HOLDER) with the ability to obtain Position Of Public Trust Clearance; AND worked in the USA for the last 7 years and verifiable. And included ALL date (months and years) AND location (city and state); AND accounted for ALL employment gap (must include location if unemployed). Please confirm ALL resources have been in the US for at least 5 years and have not been out of the country for more than 6 months or more (total) in the last 5 years. Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience. Must have 3+ years of hands-on infrastructure automation experience in a Linux/Unix environment. Hands on experience working with Ansible (Ansible Modules, Ansible Playbooks, APIs). Experience with one or more open source tools compatible with Linux/Unix patch automation. Hands on experience with change automation and orchestration. Proficient in scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.). Hand on experience with troubleshooting and diagnoses of hardware and software problems. Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware and software in a large-scale enterprise environment. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in an Agile and DevOps environment. Hands on experience with Puppet, Chef, and/or SaltStack. Proven knowledge of Docker or Jenkins. Strong in the use of continuous integration and delivery processes and tools.
 
  Education: Bachelor's degree is required.