Platform Engineer, LangleyAFB, Virginia

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LangleyAFB, Virginia

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United States of America


MA710: 1 Beacon St. Boston, MA 02108 1 Beacon St. 11th Floor, Boston, MA, 02108 USA

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The Platform Engineer will be part of a team responsible for installation, automation, maintenance, upgrades, monitoring, and management of Orchestration technologies and related tools for the AF Kessel Ru program. Managing these technologies as a service on the unclassified GovCloud Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment and the classified SIPRNET Kessel Run environment. Along with managing the entire deployment and operations lifecycle of these platforms and supporting technologies, you will also handle the deployment of applications onto the platforms.

This work will be accomplished onsite at one of the following AF customer sites:  1 Beacon St., Boston, MA; Hanscom AFB, Bedford, MA or Langley AFB, Hampton, VA)

This role will include, but is not limited to tasks like the following:

Manage Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes based Platforms

Set up and maintain AWS environments.

Develop and improve scripts that configure and deploy Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

Provide expertise for operational management of monitoring, platform management, disaster recovery, security compliance/auditing, networking, storage, service brokers and buildpacks

Work with other team members to develop and deliver configuration and deployment automation required for continuously improving the functionality, availability, and manageability of platform and associated services.

Set up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation and troubleshooting

Works closely with end users for troubleshooting issues.

Required Skills:

Must be a U.S. Citizen with a DoD Secret Security clearance (or higher)

Strong experience in AWS and System Administration of Linux/Unix Operating System

Experience developing automation solutions with competence in scripting languages for automating frequently executed activities.

Experience solving problems at the Linux/Unix command line

Experience troubleshooting Operating Systems and Applications

Experience with production systems and dealing with production issues

Strong experience working as part of a team collaborating on problem resolution.

5+ years of experience in related fields or technologies to this job description

DoD 8570.01 IAT Level 2 (or higher) – Level 2 requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP

Desired Skills:

Experience with Platform technologies such as Kubernetes

Experience with Cloud Foundry or Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Working knowledge of networking concepts and experience with relevant technologies such as Load Balancers/DNS/SSL/Firewalls/NAT/NTP

Experience administering the Windows Server operating system

Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible)


Requires advanced knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project

management. Practical to substantial knowledge of RTX projects, programs or systems with the ability to make enhancements and leverage in daily work.

Typically requires:

A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience

Engineering/Other Technical Positions:

Typically requires a degree in Science,Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

Relocation Eligible  – Yes – Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements

ERIP Eligible – Yes – $

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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