Quantum Research International, Inc.
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 140k- 170k based on experience,credentials
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Extensive Benefit Options Available


Overview:
Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) is a certified DoD Contractor providing services and products to US/Allied governments and industry in the following main areas: (1) Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing Systems, Cloud Services and Systems; (2) Space and Ground Support Systems; (3) Aviation Systems; (4) Missile Systems; (5) Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning Systems and Experimentation/Training; and (6) Audio Visual Systems and Services. Quantum's Corporate Office is in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Aberdeen; MD; Colorado Springs, CO; Orlando, FL; Crestview, FL; Madison, AL, and Tupelo, MS.

Mission:

Quantum Research is currently seeking a senior-level candidate to serve as a Senior DevOps Engineer IV with a Top Secret Clearance to support the mission and objectives of Kessel Run (KR), a detachment of the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC). KR leverages industry best practices and products to rapidly deliver capabilities while posturing for future and potentially disruptive information technology (IT). Kessel Run revolutionizes the way that the Air Force builds and acquires software to meet the needs of Airmen across the globe. It embraces Agile principles, DevSecOps, and lean product management practices to continuously integrate and deliver software capabilities. KR also embraces a culture of rapid feedback loops (e.g. build, measure, learn) and user-centered design managed by Government-led teams to rapidly develop, produce, and deploy software across the Air Operations Centers and other Air Force programs, while continuously iterating and improving upon those software applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly interface with technical and business staff of customers, including the project sponsor and stakeholders of projects in more complex engagements.
  • Serve as technical point of contact on customer engagements.
  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work.
  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates.
  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer's satisfaction and approval.
  • Educate the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life.
  • Responsible for design, implementation, and troubleshooting the customer's endpoint/user environment.
  • Expertise in VMWare' product offerings
  • Experience with automation in an enterprise environment with the mindset of a DevOps Engineer, SRE, or an Automation Developer.
  • Conduct throughput analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning.
  • Participate in various client projects intended to continually improve/upgrade the security posture the client's user environments.
  • Assist in the management of projects using project management methodology.
  • Work with Professional Services Managers, OEMs, Project Managers and customers to manage expectations and timelines to ensure expectations and commitments are being met.
  • Educates the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life.

Requirements:

  • Kubernetes Administration (RKE2, GKE, TKG), Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation)
  • Shell scripting (BASH, ZSH, CSH)
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of experience; OR Master's degree and 4 years of experience. A degree with emphasis on Computer Science or Computer Engineering).
  • Experience with software architecture, design, and testing
  • Experience with release management tools and techniques
  • Experience in production with Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, or other automated deployment, scaling, and management of containerized application principles
  • Experience in production with a major Cloud provider, including AWS, Azure, or GCE
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery pipelines
  • Experience with a scripting language, including Bash, Python, or Ruby
  • Secret Required, Top Secret security clearance desired
  • Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, or other automated deployment, scaling, and management of containerized application principles
  • DoD cybersecurity experience is a plus
  • Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification
  • Experience with Rancher, Python, and/or PowerShell

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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