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Senior OpenShift Application Support Specialist

Company: Peraton
Location: Sterling
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Peraton is seeking a Senior OpenShift Application Support Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rosslyn, VA or Herndon, VA, as preferred. The qualified applicant will become part of Department of State (DOS) Consular Affairs Enterprise Infrastructure Operations (CAEIO) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to provide IT Operations and Maintenance to modernize and legacy networks, applications, and databases supporting CA services globally.
Day to Day Work Responsibilities:

  • Operates and maintains CA environment.
  • Works with EIO database and infrastructure teams, other contractor teams and partner organizations to establish and maintain CA systems.
  • Performs root cause analysis and documents all existing and potential problems and outages associated with corrective actions.
  • Ensures that all problems/incidents are logged into the Ticket Management System and managed.
  • Participate in planning meetings to execute proactive system upgrades and new technology implementations.
  • Update government task manager (GTM) on production issues and initiatives.
  • Actively look for opportunities to automate routine processes.Standard Operating Procedures
    • Review SOPs for procedures related to maintaining CA operational capability.
    • Work with staff to document proceduresStaff
      • Ensure staff is trained in procedures and responsibilities
      • Ensure staff is actively monitoring system and responding to incidents as reported.
      • Special attention paid to systems that are not part of automatic monitoring.Monitoring
        • Identify CA components that can be monitored by with Zabbix/Grafana/Splunk dashboards and alerts, or other systems as identified.
        • Coordinate with monitoring team on updates to CA servers and configurations that affect monitoring services (new/removed servers, sites)Deployments
          • Coordinate with development and database teams on planning and implementation of upgraded or new components
          • Maintain list of scheduled production events - ensure timing does not conflict with operations requirements
          • Provide required notifications of upcoming deploymentsReporting
            • Provide weekly activity report of recent and upcoming activity. Identify issues that need to be addressed with the client.
            • Provide weekly supplements of a incidents handled by staff
            • Provide daily notification of today's activities, on-going or just-completed incidents, and imminent upcoming eventsBasic Qualifications:
              • US Citizenship and minimum active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.
              • BS degree and 10-12 years experience and MS degree and 8-10 years experience or high school diploma/equivalent and minimum 12 years experience.
              • Must have a deep understanding of Tier 2 Windows and/or Linux OS installation and configuration issues.
              • Must have experience working with Open Shift container / application environment
              • Must have experience working with custom applications and troubleshooting issues in a client server environment.
              • Must have the ability to support Service Now tickets related to Department of State, Consular Affairs systems and applications.
                Preferred Qualifications:

                • Experience working with Department of State
                • Experience desired working with Siebel and/or Salesforce application installations and troubleshooting
                • Experience desired working application support and deployments in a cloud environment.Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Colorado Salary Minimum: $88,600
                  Colorado Salary Maximum: $214,900

                  The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Keywords: Peraton, Sterling , Senior OpenShift Application Support Specialist, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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