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Associate DevSecOps Systems Administrator - Kubernetes

Company: JT4 LLC
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

JT4, LLC provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. JT4 develops and maintains realistic, integrated test and training environments and prepares our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.



We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Associate Kubernetes Administrator to join our team. The successful candidate will support the deployment, maintenance, and optimization of our Kubernetes infrastructure. Responsibilities:
Assist with the deployment and maintenance of Kubernetes clusters and systems.
Troubleshoot and resolve basic Kubernetes related issues.
Monitor cluster performance and identify areas for improvement.
Implement and maintain basic security controls.
Collaborate with development teams to support the deployment of applications to the Kubernetes infrastructure.
Collaborate with stakeholders, software developers, data scientists, and the team to update a DevOps infrastructure that meets requirements for 24x7 uptime, and efficient, frequent software delivery.
Assist with managing Kubernetes virtualization infrastructure in Linux, to support complex operational, development, and security requirements.
Investigate and assist the deployment of monitoring, alerting and logging tools for the DevOps infrastructure.
Document and version control the IT infrastructure.
Support and improve GitLab CI/CD system used for automating deployments of infrastructure servers, Kubernetes cluster(s) and applications.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in Kubernetes and related technologies. Ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
Skilled in all aspects of the software project life cycle: feasibility, requirements, design, implementation, integration, test, and deployment.
Basic knowledge of Kubernetes, including deployment and management of clusters.
Understanding of cloud computing, networking, and security.
Familiarity with container orchestration, scaling, and management.
Basic knowledge of Linux and virtualized systems.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot simple issues.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a team environment.
Understanding of how to auto-scale nodes, pods and containers
Ideal candidate understands how to make on-prem infrastructure elastic and highly available possessing similar attributes to Cloud environments
Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with mix of Helm charts, Dockerfiles, Terraform, Ansible, Bash and YAML.
Experience in gathering metrics/logs from Kubernetes clusters
DevSecOps Toolchain: Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, BitBucket/Git, Nexus/Artifactory, Fortify, Anchore/Grype, Maven, jUnit, Terraform, Ansible.
PaaS: Kubernetes (RKE2)/Helm, Longhorn/Fleet, Docker, RHEL, Chef Inspec, Keycloak, Prometheus and Grafana.
Relevant certifications in Kubernetes or cloud computing.
IaaS/Cloud Tool: VMWare, Terraform, Ansible, ACAS, OpenSCAP.


Will be asked to make functional the initiatives established by management and will coordinate with other organizations as affected by upgrades, capabilities, policy and procedures. Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.


This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards. There is occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds), constant sitting and use of a computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing, and editing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness.


Associates or higher degree in Computer/Information Technology, or equivalent academic/technical training. Possess 5 years related experience or combination of experience in computer system basics and/or related areas of expertise. Must possess and apply a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in computer science, graphics, and information systems. Must have specific experience in the use of MS window server environments and various CAD/CAM, database, MS Office and Web enabled applications. The incumbent must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines. Employee is expected to routinely cross fields in the completion of somewhat difficult and varied assignments. Must be capable of updating or repairing computer systems. Must qualify for and maintain a government security clearance and possess a valid, state issued driver's license. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Tasking is in support of a Federal Government Contract that requires U.S. citizenship. Some jobs may require a candidate to be eligible for a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license or other licenses/certifications, and the inability to obtain and maintain the required clearance, license or certification may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment. SCC: CSAN6, JIT13; JCORP12 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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