Software Automation Engineer

Avantus Federal
Columbia, MD
Oct 04, 2022
Oct 08, 2022
Full Time
Company Overview: Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers. Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including: cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation and advisory services and more. Position Overview: Avantus Federal is recruiting for a Software Automation Engineer to join our growing team in Columbia, MD. The Software Automation Engineer will perform software development, process automation, testing, and analysis utilizing an automation framework. Responsibilities: The Software Automation Engineer will perform software development, process automation, testing, and analysis utilizing an automation framework which exercises the functional requirements of customer provided cyber capabilities in a broad range of tailored operational environments. Our qualified candidate completes projects individually with time sensitive deadlines, while also collaborating with a team on long-term development efforts. Our Software Automation Engineers also communicate with customer developers, operators, Team Lead and other supported elements. Required Qualifications: Strong Python development experienceLinux Operating Systems or significant experience in automation with another Operating SystemMinimum of an active top secret clearance required with ability to obtain a polygraphThe status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption Preferred Qualifications: Automated Scripting of System Administration tasks (Bash scripting, Ansible, etc.)System Administration to aid in work flow automationFamiliarity with multiple operating systems and processor architecturesFamiliarity with network administration, network traffic capture, traffic analysisFamiliarity with penetration testing and computer and network exploitation (CNE) Familiarity with Software Testing and Quality AssuranceFamiliarity with KVM for virtualizationAdditional experience with other programming languages Company EEO Statement: Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

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