Praxis Engineering is hiring a

Software Integration Engineer Level 3

Annapolis Junction, United States
Full-Time

What you will be doing

The Software Integration Engineer shall develop software Tools and Services in a PaaS Linux environment supporting an ‘on-prem’ cloud offering with open source software using Kubernetes, Docker, Rook and other cutting edge software. Expertise and desire to work in a containerized landlord/tenant environment is essential. The Software Integration Engineer shall support the development of Tools and Services that increase the efficiency of software to production within a DevOps culture.

 

Position Required Skills

  •              Experience with Linux CLI
  •              Experience writing scripts using Bash/Python
  •              General technical knowledge regarding compute, network, memory, and storage system components
  •              Experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) principles and automation tools such as SaltStack, Puppet, and Ansible
  •              In-depth experience with trouble-shooting large Linux Clusters
  •              Demonstrated experience using system monitoring tools such as Prometheus/Grafana
  •              Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker
  •              Demonstrated experience administrating/monitoring Kubernetes clusters
  •              Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite (JIRA, Confluence)
  •              Experience using Git for version control

    Position Desired Skills
  •              Experience using Helm to deploy Kubernetes applications
  •              Experience using GitLab CI/CD pipelines
  •              Familiar with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles and applications

 

Clearance:
Active TS/SCI with an appropriate polygraph is required to be considered for this role

 

Additional Information:

LCAT Description: Provides expertise in integrating, installing, configuring, upgrading, compiling and supporting COTS/GOTS software in a heterogeneous operating system environment.

 

The Level III Software Integration Engineer (SIE) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Ability to integrate, install, configure, upgrade, compile, and support COTS/GOTS software.
  • Generate documentation for the full software stack.
  • Update software for sustainment support.
  • Basic Linux system administration skills and shell scripting.
  • Execute test codes for characterization of software performance.
  • Provide software product ownership for HPC tools.
  • Working knowledge of CM tools, web documentation, and issue tracking.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and switch between various architectural paradigms.

 

SIE-3 Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and have at least eight (8) years of demonstrable experience with integrating, installing, configuring, upgrading, compiling, and supporting COTS/GOTS software in a heterogeneous operating system environment.

OR

The individual shall have five (5) years full time Computer Science directly related work that can be substituted for a degree and have at least eight (8) years of demonstrable experience.

OR

An industry recognized professional certification, as defined in the TT0s, may substitute as one (1) year experience. A Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field may substitute for two (2) years' experience. 

 

Who are we?
Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD.

Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. 

With over 300 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.  

*Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT.

Why Praxis? 
We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don’t do things because “that’s the way we’ve always done things”; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace.   We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer’s mission.  We've been profitable year after year.  We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do.   We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best.  No red tape. No micromanagement.  Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.

And then there is the...

 

Benefits

  • Attractive total compensation package to include competitive salary and medical benefits with an option for FREE employee HSA medical plan!
  • Office perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)
  • Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)
  • 401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (3.5%) and employer match (up to 4.5%) for a total of 8%.
  • Annual bonus plan
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off + 10 holidays + comp time eligibility. (30+ days of leave to start!)
    • We reward longevity! On your 5th work anniversary – you will receive an additional week of PTO to 5 weeks of PTO. Making it 35+ days of leave altogether!
    • On your 10th work anniversary – you will receive an additional week of PTO to 6 weeks of PTO. Making it 40+ days of leave altogether!
    • At any time, your unused PTO can be traded in for $$$!
  • Carryover a max of 380hours of leave from year to year. You can choose to have a sabbatical one year or trade in your unused PTO for something nice!
  • Training is a priority! Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. 
    • Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon.
    • Training & Certifications: Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master...the list of certifications goes on and on!
    • Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.
  • We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.

Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

 

 

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