Platform Engineer (Hybrid) - 19267

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Columbia, MD, Maryland, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 

We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
 
Why Enlighten?
 
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for a Cloud Platform Engineer with experience in Cloud technology (AWS), Python programming skills, and a strong Linux foundation. Will significantly contribute to the development of custom software components and integration of open-source code to address complex time series analysis problems through the use of cutting edge Big Data / Cloud technology. As a result, the candidate will be expected to work autonomously identifying and solving problems quickly while working toward broader strategic goals set by Architects on the team. Work is performed in a hybrid role with some work on customer site in Columbia, MD. Will need to be able to travel to San Antonio, TX. 

#LI-DW2 #Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate is a strong systems integrator with an eye for opportunity to enhance, optimize, or increase robustness of an existing code base.  
  • The candidate should have experience with infrastructure as code and be able to leverage modern tools to define, build and manage virtual infrastructure in the cloud.  
  • Design and implement core architecture and capabilities for software from prototype to operational applications.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance - A current TS/SCI U.S. Government Security clearance is required; U.S. citizenship required. 
  • 5+ years of experience in Platform Engineering or Software Development (Python or Java) with Bachelors in related field; OR 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; OR High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Must have experience developing infrastructure in AWS.
  • Have a solid understanding of Linux systems, hosts, networks, security, applications and proficiency in shell scripting (Shell/Bash).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to support some work on customer site in Columbia, MD. 
  • Must be willing to travel to San Antonio, TX for 3-4 days every three months (subject to change per customer desires/support). 

Preferred Requirements

  • At least ONE of the following certifications: CASP+ CE, CISSP, CSSLP, or CCSP may be required in this position as directed by the customer.
  • Prior experience or familiarity with DISA’s Big Data Platform or other Big Data systems (e.g. Cloudera’s Distribution of Hadoop, Hortonworks Data Platform, MapR, etc..) is a plus.
  • Experience with Kubernetes (or vendor flavor of Kubernetes) 
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Gitlab-CI, Travis-CI, etc.)
  • Understanding of agile software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github, Gitlab, etc.)
  • Experience with puppet, ansible, maven, virtualization (ovirt, proxmox, vmware, etc)

We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at www.eitccorp.com [eitccorp.com]. 
 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions.