Platform Engineer – Full Clearance Required – Annapolis Junction, MD

Website TeamBelay Belay Technologies Inc.

Belay Tech is seeking a Platform Engineer to perform datacenter sustainment, physical and virtual server deployment and configuration management in support of an enterprise middleware solution. The selected candidate will design and automate both initial provisioning and follow-on updates to deployable and on-campus datacenters.  Activities will include racking and provisioning servers and networking equipment, instituting automated configuration management control and documentation of developed software and hardware configurations.  The candidate will provide implementation support for migration to and configuration of new datacenters (servers, firewalls, KVM and VMWare Virtual Machines, routers, switches, SAN devices) and provide maintenance and security patches to all deployed devices.  The candidate will also support lab-based hardware/servers that host middleware solutions, to include loading and maintaining operating systems and application software.
 
Lead the Way
 
Belay wants you to lead the way – push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!
 
Our team leads:

  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions…Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!

 
Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!
 
Work Description:
 
Platform Engineer to perform datacenter sustainment, physical and virtual server deployment and configuration management in support of an enterprise middleware solution.  The selected candidate will design and automate both initial provisioning and follow-on updates to deployable and on-campus datacenters.  Activities will include racking and provisioning servers and networking equipment, instituting automated configuration management control and documentation of developed software and hardware configurations.  The candidate will provide implementation support for migration to and configuration of new datacenters (servers, firewalls, KVM and VMWare Virtual Machines, routers, switches, SAN devices) and provide maintenance and security patches to all deployed devices.  The candidate will also support lab-based hardware/servers that host middleware solutions, to include loading and maintaining operating systems and application software.
 
 
Work Requirements:
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines 5 years Platform Engineering experience.  An additional 4+ years of Platform Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 9 years.
  • Recent experience with configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting RHEL and/or CentOS systems on bare-metal hardware and virtualized environments
  • 4 years as a Linux system administrator in a medium to large enterprise environment
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux, VMware ESX, Citrix and MS Server 2008
  • Experience with VMware ESX and KVM virtualization technologies
  • Ability to work independently to triage issues and prioritize tasks
  • Able to clearly communicate ideas, issues and status updates to management and other team members
  • Technical writing skills

 
Desired Skills:
 

  • Experience with SAN/NAS from multiple vendors including Oracle, NetApp and Dell
  • Experience with implementing controlled management of distributed datacenters, to include versioning of OS and application software
  • Experience creating an environment for and utilizing cvs/subversion for version control
  • Knowledgeable in datacenter automation and scripting with Puppet
  • Experience building, deploying and maintaining RPM packages
  • Proficient in creating and improving shell scripts
  • Experience with RHCS and PCS clustering technologies
  • Experience with Cisco networking equipment and Sidewinder firewalls
  • Experience with Windows and Active Directory
  • MCSE certified
  • CCNA or CCNP certified

 
What We Do
Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.
 
Perks and Benefits
 
Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including:
– Up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay’s volunteer program)
– 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
– $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans
– Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay
– Dental coverage including orthodontia
– Up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay
– Pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!
 
Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to LeadTheWay@belaytech.com and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!
 
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, MW-3-06
 
 

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