Cloud Systems Administrator, Senior

Employer
Independent Software
Location
Fort George G Meade, MD
Posted
Apr 24, 2021
Closes
May 29, 2021
Ref
1945046825
Hours
Full Time
Who are we?Independent Software is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. We bring together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives. Why Independent Software?We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don't do things because "that's the way we've always done things"; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace. We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer's mission.We've been profitable year after year. We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do. We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best. No red tape. No micromanagement. Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.What you will be doing!As a Cloud System Administrator this candidate will provide support for the installation, configuration, tuning, and management of large Hadoop (Apache Accumulo) clusters that support data intensive computing. This includes installation and maintenance of tools required for the cloud environment, as well as monitoring and sustainment of the cloud environment, to include the identification and resolution of issues, problems, and trouble tickets related to the same.Required Experience:Within the last ten (10) years, a minimum of seven (7) years of experience managing and monitoring large Hadoop clusters (>200 nodes)Within the last ten (10) years, a minimum of five (5) years of experience writing software scripts using the following scripting languages: Perl, Python, and Ruby for software automationWithin the last ten (10) years, a minimum of five (5) years of experience implementing and providing technical support for multi-platform, multi-system networks, including those composed of CISCO and UNIX or LINUX-based hardware platforms, to include the diagnosis and resolution of issuesWithin the ten (10) years, a minimum of five (5) years of experience implementing network solutions for complex, high performance systems composed of UNIX or LINUX-based hardware platforms.A minimum of two (2) years of experience utilizing OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, Apache Accumulo, and/or Big TableA minimum of three (3) years of experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)Desired Experience:These desired qualities are representative of those types of experience sought for this labor category, but are not limited to those listed herein. Target desired qualifications may be listed in each delivery order Statement of Work.Demonstrated experience provisioning and sustaining network infrastructure, to include the development, operation, and management of networks operating in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN enabled environmentDemonstrated experience with Puppet and/or Software ManagementConsole (SMC) to provision software loads to compute clustersDemonstrated experience with LDAP protocol configuration and managementDemonstrated experience with cluster performance management (eg Nagios)Demonstrated experience with peer-to-peer distributed storage networks, peer-to-peer routing and application messaging frameworksDomain Experience:Unless otherwise specified in the description field Five (5) years of demonstrated experience is required for the domain items described below:Domain Area Domain Description - Information TechnologyClearance: THIS POSITION REQUIRES A CURRENT TS/SCI WITH POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE Top Reasons to Work at Independent Software:Great people deserve even better benefits, from comprehensive healthcare coverage and generous leave time to discounts with all of our vendors.You are not just a job title. That's why we tip the work-life balance scale in your favor. It's not about being billable, it's about being valuable.Whether you're working on-site or in our offices, your role at Independent Software is just as critical to our success as your coworker's.We're constantly researching and implementing the latest technology so you've always got the right tools at your disposal.As we've grown, we've retained that small company feel. When we say we have an open door policy, we actually mean it.Independent Software is comprised of wonderfully generous folks. We believe in supporting the causes our employees care about. Bring us an opportunity to help and we'll listen.Teamwork got us where we are today. Our collaborative environment allows you to maximize your true potential.The work we do is exciting, critical stuff. No matter your role at Independent Software, you're helping us keep the nation safe and secure.We have a history of great achievement and, with each year, our company gets even bigger and better. As we grow, so does the opportunity for our employees.We host a variety of fun employee and family events throughout the year to say thanks for all that you do to make Independent Software a technology leader as well as a phenomenal place to work.Benefits:Competitive salary100% company paid BC / BS insurance premiums for family health, dental, and vision insurance plans401(k) retirement plan with company paid match of gross salaryA generous Paid Time Off and Holiday packageLots of paid training! We encourage all employees to seek out training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars.We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Independent Software. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.Independent Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE, M/F/D/V.
200 nodes)Within the last ten (10) years, a minimum of five (5) years of experience writing software scripts using the following scripting languages: Perl, Python, and Ruby for software automationWithin the last ten (10) years, a minimum of five (5) years of experience implementing and providing technical support for multi-platform, multi-system networks, including those composed of CISCO and UNIX or LINUX-based hardware platforms, to include the diagnosis and resolution of issuesWithin the ten (10) years, a minimum of five (5) years of experience implementing network solutions for complex, high performance systems composed of UNIX or LINUX-based hardware platforms.A minimum of two (2) years of experience utilizing OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, Apache Accumulo, and/or Big TableA minimum of three (3) years of experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)Desired Experience:These desired qualities are representative of those types of experience sought for this labor category, but are not limited to those listed herein. Target desired qualifications may be listed in each delivery order Statement of Work.Demonstrated experience provisioning and sustaining network infrastructure, to include the development, operation, and management of networks operating in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN enabled environmentDemonstrated experience with Puppet and/or Software ManagementConsole (SMC) to provision software loads to compute clustersDemonstrated experience with LDAP protocol configuration and managementDemonstrated experience with cluster performance management (eg Nagios)Demonstrated experience with peer-to-peer distributed storage networks, peer-to-peer routing and application messaging frameworksDomain Experience:Unless otherwise specified in the description field Five (5) years of demonstrated experience is required for the domain items described below:Domain Area Domain Description - Information TechnologyClearance: THIS POSITION REQUIRES A CURRENT TS/SCI WITH POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE Top Reasons to Work at Independent Software:Great people deserve even better benefits, from comprehensive healthcare coverage and generous leave time to discounts with all of our vendors.You are not just a job title. That's why we tip the work-life balance scale in your favor. It's not about being billable, it's about being valuable.Whether you're working on-site or in our offices, your role at Independent Software is just as critical to our success as your coworker's.We're constantly researching and implementing the latest technology so you've always got the right tools at your disposal.As we've grown, we've retained that small company feel. When we say we have an open door policy, we actually mean it.Independent Software is comprised of wonderfully generous folks. We believe in supporting the causes our employees care about. Bring us an opportunity to help and we'll listen.Teamwork got us where we are today. Our collaborative environment allows you to maximize your true potential.The work we do is exciting, critical stuff. No matter your role at Independent Software, you're helping us keep the nation safe and secure.We have a history of great achievement and, with each year, our company gets even bigger and better. As we grow, so does the opportunity for our employees.We host a variety of fun employee and family events throughout the year to say thanks for all that you do to make Independent Software a technology leader as well as a phenomenal place to work.Benefits:Competitive salary100% company paid BC / BS insurance premiums for family health, dental, and vision insurance plans401(k) retirement plan with company paid match of gross salaryA generous Paid Time Off and Holiday packageLots of paid training! We encourage all employees to seek out training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars.We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Independent Software. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.Independent Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE, M/F/D/V.%0D%0AReference%3A%201945046825%0D%0ALocation%3A%20Fort%20George%20G%20Meade,%20MD%0D%0A%0D%0ATo%20view%20this%20job%2C%20please%20click%20on%20the%20link%20below%3A%0D%0Ahttps://jobs.washingtonpost.com/job/42248099/cloud-systems-administrator-senior//job/42248099/cloud-systems-administrator-senior/%3FTrackID%3D315766%0D%0A%0D%0AMany%20thanks%2C%0D%0A%0D%0AThe%20Washington Post Jobs%20team.%0D%0A%0D%0A-----%0D%0A%0D%0A" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

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