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Software Automation Engineer

Company: Avantus Federal
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
Avantus Federal, recently acquired by QinetiQ US, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services, and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure, and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.
Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation, and advisory services and more.
Position Overview
QinetiQ is recruiting for a Software Automation Engineer to join our growing team in Columbia, MD. - The Software Automation Engineer will perform software development, process automation, testing, and analysis utilizing an automation framework.

  • The Software Automation Engineer will perform software development, process automation, testing, and analysis utilizing an automation framework which exercises the functional requirements of customer provided cyber capabilities in a broad range of tailored operational environments.
  • Our qualified candidate completes projects individually with time sensitive deadlines, while also collaborating with a team on long-term development efforts.
  • Our Software Automation Engineers also communicate with customer developers, operators, Team Lead and other supported elements.

    Required Qualifications

    • Strong Python development OR strong knowledge and experience with another programming language
    • In depth knowledge of utilizing both Windows and Linux OS environments
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, Mathematics or equivalent experience
    • Must have active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph #AvantusClearedJob

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Automated Scripting of System Administration tasks (Bash scripting, Ansible, etc.)
      • System Administration to aid in work flow automation
      • Familiarity with multiple operating systems and processor architectures
      • Familiarity with network administration, network traffic capture, traffic analysis
      • Familiarity with penetration testing and computer and network exploitation (CNE)
      • Familiarity with Software Testing and Quality Assurance
      • Familiarity with KVM for virtualization

        Company EEO Statement
        Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

Keywords: Avantus Federal, Chantilly , Software Automation Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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