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General Dynamics Information Technology Ansible Engineer Specialist in Leavenworth, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Cloud

GDIT is seeking an Ansible Specialist (Engineer) to help support our milCloud 2.0 program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with the engineering team to create and deploy Ansible solutions for a distributed data center infrastructure environment.

  • Develop Ansible playbooks and modules.

  • Administer Ansible infrastructure, perform maintenance and configuration and provide SME level support.

  • Update system and process documentation and user guides as needed diagrams and SOPs as needed.

  • Provide technical support to Ops concerning automation solution usage.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test, and production environments.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active TOP SECRET security clearance.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related field OR equivalent work experience.

  • 5+ years’ experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting infrastructure in a Linux environment.

  • 2+ years of experience installing, configuring and supporting RedHat with Ansible.

  • 3+ years of solid Linux Administration experience.

  • Strong experience with Ansible Core and Ansible Tower.

  • Strong experience coding and scripting (Python, PowerShell, Bash, Batch files, etc.)

  • Strong experience with RHEL 6, RHEL 7, Windows 2012 and Windows 2016 System Administration.

  • Strong knowledge of Source Code Control Systems (Git).

  • Working knowledge of storage, network, and various OS technologies.

  • Proficient with Linux

  • Solid understanding of VMware and available interfaces

  • Experienced in Creation/modification of Ansible playbooks/roles.

  • Experienced in the Creation/modification of Job Templates/Projects/Inventories/workflows and other Ansible Tower Objects

  • Development workflow and Representation State Transfer (REST) Application Program Interfaces (APIs)

Desired Qualifications:

  • RHCSA and/or RHCE certification

  • Architectural planning/implementation for Ansible Tower.

  • Strong background in VMWare administration.

  • Knowledge of VMWare Integrated Openstack or Openstack.

  • Cloud technologies experience

  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service architecture

  • LAN/WAN networking experience

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT 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, or any other protected class.