CACI International Platform Engineer in Hanover, Maryland

Job Description


Are you interested in working with the latest in advanced technologies? Does supporting critical national security missions have special meaning to you? Are you someone that thrives working in an agile team environment? If so, this is a great opportunity to join our team and support a key Intelligence Community customer on a long-term prime contract.

The MIDDLEWARE program is comprised of multiple TTOs, and provides five key capabilities across them as well as a wide variety of support services. The key capabilities are: Data Transport - Provides real-time data transport services across a global footprint, Billions of message events per day. Enterprise Audit - Provides millions of auditable events to the enterprise never audited before. Authorization Services - Provides Billions of authorizations per year across the IC. Information Transport Service (ITS) - ODNI Mandated high speed data transport for high vale traffic. Enterprise Application Hosting – Supporting requirements for Platform as a Service (PaaS) and remote desktop infrastructure across the enterprise.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Seeking a Platform Engineer to support a high volume, middleware-oriented messaging enterprise solution that enables critical customer operations.

The candidate will perform datacenter sustainment, physical and virtual server deployment and configuration management, and will design and automate both initial provisioning and follow-on updates to deployable and on-campus datacenters.

Additional activities include:

  • Racking and provisioning servers and networking equipment

  • Instituting automated configuration management control and documentation of developed software and hardware configurations.

  • Providing implementation support for migration to and configuration of new datacenters (servers, firewalls, KVM and VMWare Virtual Machines, routers, switches, SAN devices)

  • Providing and installing maintenance and security patches to all deployed devices.

  • Supporting lab-based hardware/servers that host middleware solutions, including loading and maintaining operating systems and application software.

This position provides opportunities to expand your technical skill base to new areas, including virtual machines, clustering, networking and storage using a variety of operating systems.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines

  • 5 years Platform Engineering experience. An additional 4+ years of Platform Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 9 years.

  • Recent experience with configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting RHEL and/or CentOS systems on bare-metal hardware and virtualized environments

  • 4 years as a Linux system administrator in a medium to large enterprise environment

  • Experience with Red Hat Linux, VMware ESX, Citrix and Microsoft Server

  • Experience with VMware ESXi and KVM virtualization technologies

  • Ability to work independently to triage issues and prioritize tasks

  • Able to clearly communicate ideas, issues and status updates to management and other team members

  • Technical writing skills

These Qualifications will be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with SAN/NAS from multiple vendors including Oracle, NetApp and Dell

  • Experience with implementing controlled management of distributed datacenters, to include versioning of OS and application software

  • Experience creating an environment for and utilizing cvs/subversion for version control

  • Knowledgeable in datacenter automation and scripting with Puppet

  • Experience building, deploying and maintaining RPM packages

  • Proficient in creating and improving shell scripts

  • Experience with RHCS and PCS clustering technologies

  • Experience with Cisco networking equipment and Sidewinder firewalls

  • Experience with Windows and Active Directory

  • MCSE certified

  • CCNA or CCNP certified

View Additional Opportunities with our team here:

What We Can Offer You:

CACI’s National and Cyber Solutions (NCS) business group is looking for a successful candidate who possesses the requisite experience and “can-do” attitude. The work environment is casual, yet professional and we’re committed to providing the tools you need to succeed on the job and in your career.



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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.