Site Reliability Engineer - CIPHER

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

Georgia Tech Research Institute's Cybersecurity, Information Protection, and Hardware Evaluation Research (CIPHER) Laboratory is currently seeking a skilled Orchestration engineer with a background in Linux system administration. Candidates must enjoy working with open source software and cutting edge technologies. Candidates will contribute to sponsored research projects and have an opportunity to work with scientists and engineers.

Job Duties:

Oversee Continuous Integration and Continuous Development processes
Configuration management
Architecture as Code
Design and build a secure infrastructure
Deploy and maintain software applications on Linux environments
Virtual Machine management

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Management, Engineering, Science of related field.

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Masters degree in Management, Engineering, Science or related field of study and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree Management, Engineering, Science or related field of study and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Management, Engineering, Science or related field of study

Required Minimum Qualifications

2-5 years experience (academic, personal or professional)
Technical diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, reproduction, and resolution skills

Preferred Qualifications

Red Hat OpenShift / Kubernetes / Docker Swarm (1+ years)
Docker Containers (1+ years)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux or equivalent (3+ years)
Strong scripting or programming skills such as bash/python/ruby/Java/perl (1+ years)
Architecture as Code Tools: Terraform / Packer / Cloudformation
Continuous Integration Tools: Bamboo / Jenkins
Build Tools: Gradle / Maven
Infrastructure Services: Amazon Web Services, VMware, HyperV
Mandatory Access Control: Security-Enhanced Linux
Networking Experience
Tomcat / Oracle / Apache
Risk Management Framework (RMF)
Ability to acquire new skills efficiently
Thrives in a collaborative environment

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability To Obtain Top Secret Clearance

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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