ACES, Inc. offers a very competitive benefits package, excellent salaries and a great 401k retirement program. We have offices in Maryland and Colorado with talented employees supporting a number of government agencies concentrating on analysis, information technology services, and engineering. Our mission objective is to enable actionable intelligence by connecting the right people with the right tools. We believe in the character and integrity of our employees and we demonstrate this through limiting traditional bureaucratic activities and empowering employees to make decisions in line with customer expectations and the ACES, Inc core values of Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Leadership, Integrity, and People. Taking care of our People, both our customers and employees, is our most important value, as it drives our business model and ensures success.
Administer and maintain multiple CentOS/RHEL and Windows environments, establish and enforce configuration management controls, perform security patches on the stack and contributed modules, and manage the deployment of custom code.
Manage application of patches for multiple systems and OSs using Red Hat
Configure and maintain virtual environments including VMs and containerization.
Coordinate virtual environments for usage across multiple reporting structures.
Establish effective deployment and migration strategies for software and application data through the deployment pipeline (i.e. development, testing, staging and production environments).
Work with infrastructure and development teams to establish monitoring, backup and logging procedures for all environments.
Propose and implement enhancements to improve the security, performance and reliability of the environments.
Create update and maintain system configuration using automation tools like Ansible.
Deploy and maintain analytics.
Work with developers to design and implement automation within build and deployment processes.
Submit firewall, PKI certificate, and account requests.
Create and maintain deployment diagrams and CI/CD process diagrams and present to client as needed
5+ years in highly related work, advanced knowledge of RHEL/Linux system threats, tools, techniques, and processes, to include 3+ years of direct support administering Linux systems
Experience in automating and managing system and software deployments with modern configuration and deployment management systems using configuration and package management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, YUM and Docker
Strong UNIX scripting skills
Experience supporting CI/CD projects
Experience in implementing automation in build and/or deployment processes
Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well in a mixed team of government personnel and other contractors
Strong self-organization and self-management skills, with emphasis on self-initiation and follow through
Excellent attention to detail and... awesome personality a plus!
Experience working in an Agile development environment
Experience supporting CI/CD projects using Jenkins
Experience with Python
Experience with Ansible
Experience with RedHat OpenShift
Experience with Docker