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Site Reliability Engineer- OPTIX

Company: Commonwealth Computer Research
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

GA-CCRi maintains and deploys production systems for users across the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and commercial industry. We build and develop best-in-class all domain and globally focused situational awareness capabilities that process petabytes of data from numerous streaming data sources in near real time. Our systems apply state-of-the-art algorithms and machine learning techniques to extract features and fuse data from multiple phenomenologies to form a rich live view of objects in the sky, on the sea, and on the ground. These analytics are designed to determine not just where something is, but what it is, where it's been and what it's doing. All of this "data to knowledge" is made available to end users in our own browser-based application for visualization, analysis, and understanding. We always want to do more, and that's where you come in!
As a member of the GA-CCRi core product team, you'll be at the forefront of innovation, shaping the future of situational awareness capabilities for our customers. Imagine using cutting-edge technology to process petabytes of data and extract features in near real time, all while providing a rich, live view of objects on land, sea, and sky. With your skills and expertise, you'll be instrumental in taking our systems to the next level, giving end-users the power to see beyond the data and truly understand the world around them. Are you ready to join us on this exciting journey?
Positions available in: Salt Lake City, UT; Charlottesville, VA; San Diego, CA; Remote opportunities also available.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine user requirements and specifications and plan for software development within the broader organizational scope. Software development includes end-user, system level, and data management applications.

  • Formulate detailed plans for the implementation of software solutions on specific programs or projects. In addition to program design this includes determining language, platform, and resource requirements.

  • Implementation of design including coding, testing, and documentation.

  • Communicate with the software developer group, with users, and with management as well as with the wider community through the publishing and presentation of technical papers.

  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Builds and maintains cloud and container orchestration infrastructure based on AWS and Kubernetes

  • Debugging platform stability issues or outages

  • Enhancing observability with monitoring and alerting tools

  • Staying up to date with the latest cloud technologies and best practices

  • Research and implement solutions to build an always-up, always-available, resilient service.

  • Plan for growth and capacity of our cloud infrastructure

  • Working with software engineers to ensure cohesive development and deployment of new services and systems

  • Collaborates with software engineering, security, systems teams to help automate and streamline operations and processes.

  • Integrates and automates existing manual solutions and processes.

    We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply
    Essential Qualifications

    • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in computer science, information systems or a related discipline and progressive software development experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.

    • May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

    • Must have a complete understanding of software development concepts, principles, and theory and demonstrate complete understanding and application of programming and analysis concepts.

    • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.

    • Ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level and to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.

    • Must have strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; and, lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks.

    • Able to work extended hours as required.

      Desired Skills & Experience

      • 2+ years of experience building infrastructure in AWS, GCP or Azure

      • 2+ years of experience with container orchestration (Kubernetes/Nomad/Mesos/Swarm).

      • Hands-on experience with configuration management software (Terraform/Ansible).

      • Understanding and experience in at least one CI/CD pipeline (Gitlab/Jenkins).

      • Ability to write good technical user documents.

      • Bonus points for experience with distributed filesystems and databases (e.g. HDFS, Accumulo, HBase) or streaming data processing (e.g., Nifi, Kafka, Storm)

        Travel Percentage Required
        Relocation Assistance Provided
        US Citizenship Required?
        Clearance Required?
        Willingness to obtain and maintain security clearance desired.

        • Casual Work Environment

        • Intellectually Challenging Work

        • Health Insurance including FSA, HSA and Tricare Supplement options

        • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance

        • Generous Defined Retirement Benefit, including both a 401K match and pension plan.

        • Very Flexible Vacation Policy

          The job description above is not intended to be comprehensive list. Responsibilities, activities, duties, and/or tasks may change or be assigned at any time.
          CCRi is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce because we know that our differences benefit our employees, our customers, and our community. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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