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Systems Engineer - Automation

Req #: 241034
Location: Arlington, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI is currently seeking a Systems Engineer to work on a prestigious government contract located in Arlington, Va.  The Systems Engineer will work closely with other Systems Administrators, Architects and Technical Services leadership, and is responsible for developing PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) to create Managed Object Format (MOF) files to programmatically configure Virtual Machines (VMs) in Azure.  The position will require you to lead the Automated Configuration Management (ACM) team and mentor team members of a Systems Engineering Team and Applications Support Group.

Required Skills/Basic Qualifications

  • Creating PowerShell DSC scripts to automate tasks.
  • Expertise scripting with Powershell DSC
  • Ability to write Azure function and API calls
  • Experience with server less computing
  • Good understanding of fundamentals of Infrastructure as code
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows servers (Windows 2012, 2016, and newer)
  • Understand Azure services - such as compute, storage, containers, networking, DevOps, security web etc.
  • Application of security settings/STIGs and other commercial security best practices
  • System (hardware) and application (software) installation and configuration
  • Working with application and system owners on troubleshooting tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or IS or equivalent work experience.
  • Four years of work experience in complex systems design, implementing and supporting systems software and infrastructure in a medium to large enterprise.
  • Must be able to obtain security clearance.

Desired Qualifications

  • Azure, MCSE, VMWare, or other industry standard certifications
  • Good  knowledge of MS Azure DevOps
  • Knowledge in automation capabilities of deployment, monitoring, maintenance, within the DevOps paradigm.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • Good knowledge of application developments using Agile, and DevOps good practices
  • MS Azure training and/or certification
  • ITIL training and/or certification
  • Scrum Alliance training and/or certification
  • Customer interface experience
  • Network knowledge and experience
  • Exposure to SQL and Oracle and database concepts and installation

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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