Novetta is hiring an

Ansible Engineer

Arlington, United States
Join our team dedicated to developing and executing innovative solutions in support of customer mission success. Novetta is committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive workplace culture, embracing our differences and perspectives to build a stronger, more successful company.

Job Description: 

Novetta is seeking an engineer with ansible experience who is excited about AWS Cloud technologies, automation, CI/CD, and accelerating development and deployment. The team is fulfilling a crucial, data-related, national security mission. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Leverage Amazon Web Services to build scalable data infrastructure
  • Automate deployments and system tasks across multiple environments
  • Work with technologies such as Elasticsearch, Spark, and the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Design and build data services for consumption by clients and other services

Basic Qualifications:

  • Academic degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, etc)
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining IT automation tools (Ansible, Gitlab Runner, Jenkins, Nexus, etc)
  • 5+ years experience supporting Linux/Unix systems in an enterprise production environment
  • 5+ years of Linux experience of RedHat, CentOS, Scientific Linux or similar Linux/Unix systems
  • 5+ years of experience with system administrative scripting. (bash, Python, etc)
  • Experience with deployment and configuration of monitoring systems (Nagios, Cacti, etc)
  • Experience implementing security best practices in production environments
  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Support mission-focused infrastructure to ensure performance and availability of system and environment

Desired Skills:

  • Work directly with development team to ensure systems and deployed and monitored well
  • Willing to learn new technologies and share knowledge with the team
  • Identify areas of improvement and ways to continually improve the systems
  • Interested in containerized workloads
  • Interested in scaling systems on AWS
  • Database administration (e.g. Oracle, Postgres, ElasticSearch)

Security Clearance:

  • Active TS clearance required with the ability to obtain SCI with Poly 


Novetta, from complexity to clarity.

Novetta delivers highly scalable advanced analytics and secure technology solutions to address challenges of national and global significance. Focused on mission success, Novetta pioneers disruptive technologies in machine learning, data analytics, full-spectrum cyber, cloud engineering, open source analytics, and multi-INT fusion for Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Law Enforcement customers. Novetta is headquartered in McLean, VA with over 1,300 employees across the U.S. 

Our culture is shaped by a commitment to our core values:

Integrity • We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of integrity and ethics.

Customer Success • We strive daily to exceed expectations and achieve customer mission success.

Employee Focus • We invest in our employees’ professional development and training, respecting individuality, and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Innovation • We know that discovering new and innovative ways to solve problems is critical to our success and makes us a great company.

Excellence in Execution • We take pride in flawless execution as we build a company that is best in class.

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Novetta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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