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Every individual has unique passions, career goals, and personal values. We are here to make the connection between those and the needs of our customers. When the stars align, we welcome our new employees - or Pulsers as we like to call them - to the family. We offer competitive benefits to ensure that our Pulsers are well taken care of for whatever comes their way.

All applicants are required to upload a current resume for consideration of employment.

Sr Systems Engineer

Job Title
Sr Systems Engineer
Requirement ID
San Diego,  CA
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Title: Sr Systems Engineer
Location: San Diego
Employment Type: Full-time
Responsibilities: Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) throughout all stages of development, integration and test, and system delivery of CANES upgrades.
  • Support CANES solution development, test, and integration
  • Develop architecture for containerized workload backup and recovery solution
  • Test and develop solution in DEVINT and formal TEST lab environments
  • Develop automation scripts to streamline the installation and configuration
  • Support development, test, and integration of CANES logging solution
  • Support development, test, and integration of CANES system management solution
  • Support development of installation guides for CANES.  This includes automated installation and configuration as well as manual procedures

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physical Science
  • Secret clearance
  • DoDI 8570.01 IAT 2 Certifications required (includes OS cert)
  • Minimum of six (6) years experience supporting the engineering of Information Technology systems for a DoD or Government Agency
  • Minimum of four (4) years experience with Linux based operating systems (CentOS/RHEL 6.x/7.x/8.x) to include administration, installation, updates/patches, and troubleshooting
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience with network technologies, including firewalls, routers, and switches
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience with automation tools for infrastructure provisioning and configuration management such as Red Hat Ansible and Hashicorp Terraform
  • Familiar with:
  • Virtualization technology – KVM, VMware, Red Hat Openshift Virtualization (QEMU/KVM)
  • Container technology – Docker, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
  • Deploying and managing a Kubernetes/OpenShift cluster
  • Cluster storage solutions such as Openshift Container Storage/Ceph, VMware vSAN
  • Provisioning and managing persistent volumes for container workloads
  • Handling different data storage types – File system, block, object storage
  • Networking knowledge (TCP/IP, routing, firewalls, virtual networks – i.e., Open vSwitch, VMware vSwitch)
  • Deploying Kubernetes/OpenShift on bare-metal and hypervisor layer
  • Deploying Kubernetes/OpenShift in cloud-based environment – AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Experience with DevOps tools and best practices
  • Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE) and/or Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) certifications preferred

Desired Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and at least 5 years of experience with NGA imagery and data repositories, products, data types, and uses.
  • Knowledge and at least 5 years of experience with GIS-related applications and tools.

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physical Science
Clearance: Secret Clearance
Background Screening/Check/Investigation: Successful Completion of a Background Check will be required as a condition of hire.
Benefits: Metronome offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefit eligibility is determined on the type of position (full-time, part-time, temporary). Metronome’s range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.
Application Process: Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration for employment.
  1. Select Create Profile and Apply to Requirement
  2. Complete your Profile and Answer the Questionnaire
  3. Upload a current resume
  4. Complete the Online Application and Submit
Evaluation Process: Metronome will evaluate applicants based on how well they meet the qualifications of the position above. Your completed application (including questionnaire, resume, and online application) will be used to determine your eligibility and how well you meet the qualifications for this position.
Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to your resume and application; if either your resume or application contradicts or does not support your responses, you will disqualify yourself and not receive further consideration for this job.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Metronome does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process should contact Metronome Human Resources at or 703-957-4082. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Required Skills

See above