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E3 Federal Solutions Infrastructure Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Since E3 Federal Solutions and The Sentinel Company combined forces in 2018 and rebranded in 2020, Avantus works as a unified company to draw upon its heritage companies’ histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market.

Avantus’s services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex problems.

This role provides IT infrastructure engineering, administration, and operations on a SAFe Agile program. This role maintains enterprise server infrastructure to ensure proper configuration, availability, performance, capacity, and maintenance (including application of the latest patches and upgrades). This role monitors technology obsolescence, manages upgrades, and evaluates alternatives across on-premises and cloud IT infrastructures, both virtual and physical. This role monitors operations, collects, and evaluates metrics to manage IT Infrastructure services and for inclusion into project KPIs and Service Level Agreements (SLA). This individual performs risk assessment; risk mitigation analysis, vendor trade studies, and appropriate documentation to ensure IT infrastructure services are available according to established Service Level Agreements (SLA). This role ensures continuity of operations including disaster recovery.

This role is responsible for architecture, design, installation, configuration, administration, support, and maintenance of networks, including associated hardware and cloud resources. Duties include updating to new technologies, tuning performance, and prioritizing the implementation of critical system patches. This infrastructure includes on-premises and cloud resources.

• Responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of systems including those associated with hardware and cloud resources.

• Updates to new technologies, tuning performance, defining storage needs, and prioritizing the implementation of critical system patches.

• Tasked with managing infrastructure resources for on-prem and cloud environments.

  • Experience with Cloud technologies -AWS

  • Exceptional scripting skills with shell, python, PERL

  • Proven experience installing and maintaining security patches on servers

  • Documented experience creating maintaining and implanting detailed documentation for standard systems operating procedures

  • Extensive experience supporting Windows and Unix environments

  • Ability to analyze available hardware and software from external vendors and make recommendations for purchase and installation

  • Experience with ITIL

  • In-depth knowledge of Cisco Enterprise environments

  • Extensive experience with IP, Routing and Connection services

  • Extensive experience applying expertise on multiple complex work assignments

  • Extensive experience developing methodologies and presenting solutions to problems

  • Experience contributing to deliverables and meeting performance metrics

  • Experience working on a SAFe Agile Framework

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required

  • Experience developing DevOps infrastructure using GitHub, Jenkins, Ansible and related tools.

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Req #: 2020-6443

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