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Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer - Platform [2695] in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

TITLE: Systems Engineer - Platform



FLSA: Exempt


Open positions: 2

Division: Braxton Technologies, LLC

Location: Colorado Springs, CO


  • Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k

  • Anticipated compensation (median) for this position: $170,000 annually

Shift & Travel

M-F, Days

10% (or less) travel required

MAJOR FUNCTION: This position will focus on DevSecOps deployment automation for Platform Services. The systems engineer will be responsible for building, securing, and operating multi-tenant runtime environments deployed across multiple infrastructure configurations: including AWS GovCloud, VSphere, and OpenStack, including on-premises configurations. The platform engineer team will work closely with cyber security engineering, network engineering, the integration and deployment teams, as well as the engineering teams running tenant applications, to maintain a secure and available environment for all customer missions.

Responsibilities - Essential Functions

  • Using enterprise automation tools (such as Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc.) to deploy and maintain complex environments like IaC (Infrastructure as code) and PaC (Platform as code).

  • Employing the latest technologies to support CI/CD in virtualized and/or cloud environments

  • Deploying and supporting various environments within AWS, Azure, or GCP.

  • Deployment and support of common on-prem infrastructure orchestration technologies targeting infrastructures based on OpenStack, vSphere or similar.

  • Complete all initial and annual training requirements and disclosures as outlined by BSTG.

  • Perform all other duties as required, consistent with the goals, objectives and responsibilities of the department.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or

related discipline.

  • 5+ of computer systems design, integration, and maintenance, with at least 2 years of

experience with DevOps orchestration.

Required Skills/Abilities - Competencies

  • Experience working with common cloud infrastructure providers, private cloud infrastructure, or

enterprise virtualization platforms. Examples include AWS, Azure, VMWare Cloud Foundation, Openstack etc.

  • Automation experience using technologies such as Bash, Python, Terraform, Ansible, Packer,

and Puppet.

  • Knowledge and understanding of containers and container orchestration.

  • Ability to work closely with the Cybersecurity teams to ensure successful and compliant

implementation and delivery via automation.

  • Agile mindset and likes to tackle complex problems and take initiative and responsibility.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Direct hands-on experience with common container orchestration technologies - Kubernetes,

OpenShift, Rancher, GKS, AWS EKS, etc.

  • Knowledge of monitoring tools such as Splunk and Elk Stack.

  • Active and direct experience with securing systems to DoD standards via automation.

  • Experience with industry standard patch maintenance systems such as Satellite and WSUS.

  • Active DoD TS/SSBI or SCI Clearance

Security Clearance Requirements: The ability to obtain a Department of Defense Top Secret Security Clearance.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Some research may be involved which would require the employee to be mobile to access copy machines and various files located throughout the buildings.

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Each Division of BSTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All divisions are committed to making employment decisions based on valid requirements, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other status protected by state, local or federal law.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $170,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.