IT Operations

Seed innovations works with customers to apply innovation and intelligence to the core of their organizations. Leverage your skills to help our customers solve their most pressing challenges. 

Why Seed?

Our engineers push the envelope to deliver high-availability, self-healing systems that operate in the cloud and on premises. We have multiple customers throughout the region interested in efficient, scalable mission solutions that take full advantage of the latest software engineering approaches. Our architecture, Kubernetes, and DevSecOps experience is unparalleled in the Department of the Air Force. We take pride in hiring bright minds that aren’t satisfied with the status quo. Help us build better government systems, one customer at a time! Seed is a family centered, fun loving, high energy, innovative team. Check us out and be a part of the solution!
Due to our customer base, U.S. citizenship is required. Must have a TS/SCI security clearance at the time of hire. Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation. Individuals must either be fully vaccinated or be approved for an accommodation to perform services for Seed Innovations.
Location: Washington DC Area (access to Andrews Joint Base) or Dayton, Ohio Area (access to Wright-Patterson AF Base)

Job Description

Seeking a highly motivated and strong IT Operations engineer to support operations and deployments on the VAULT Data Platform Program. VAULT was established to make data Visible, Accessible, Understandable, Linked and Trusted (VAULT). The VAULT Data Platform:
  • Enables analytics partnerships 
  • Enables Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence 
  • Allows functional communities to use the state-of-the-art, cloud-based tools they need to solve the Air Force's toughest data-related challenges

Required Skills

  • ▪Provide technical and operational mission support to ensure a stable and accessible environment. 
  • Demonstrated experience supporting enterprise cloud-based operations
  • Experience working with and enabling/administering databases
  • Ensure platform and network environments are compliant with DoD Enterprise DevSecOps guidance, automated, stable, reliable, and available.
  • Support required automation and tooling to quickly deploy and manage applications
  • Passion for DevSecOps methodologies and operational missions
  • Experience in providing support to IT operations, troubleshooting and fixing production applications in multiple environments
  • Working knowledge of Source Version Control, Build/Release tools and methodologies and Software Build process 
  • Able to troubleshoot issues to determine root-cause and drive to resolution
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux operating systems and scripting (Bash and Python, etc) 
  • Support writing and sizing of capabilities, features, and user stories in an increment based on the approved prioritization, and identify stretch goals (additional features/stories) for each Scrum Team per increment
  • Ability to work independently and with a cross functional team 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Eager to learn new technologies and gain an expert-level understanding of the latest approaches (auto-scaled cloud-based systems, serverless architectures, cloud/on-premises hybrid solutions)
  • Ability to work on high performing teams; work independently as well as with team members
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of ServiceNow
  • 8750 Certification or Sec+
  • Knowledge of Active Directory

Desired Skills

  • Experience with cloud systems and architectures (Amazon AWS, Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure) with configuration of AWS EC2 instances, and Lambda functions a plus.
  • Knowledge of ServiceNow

Education Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience and a B.S. in Computer Science, IT or an equivalent technical degree  

Salary Range

  • $96,600 - $135,200

Benefits Include:

  • Benefits Pool: Health, Retirement & PTO/Sick Leave
  • Variable compensation also included
  • Company-provided STD, LTD and Life
Seed Innovations is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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