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Jacobs Red Hat Satellite and Ansible Engineer in Warrenton, Virginia

Your Impact:

The mission of the Jacobs Lone Wolf Team is to support, operate, and maintain the Distributed Continuity Integrated Network - Top Secret Enterprise Services (DCIN-TS ES). The DCIN-TS ES is a DoD provided, TS/SCI, integrated voice, video, and data, global communications network that facilitates collaboration among senior leaders and key staff.

Candidates are expected to have a strong work ethic and possess the ability to work as a critical member of a team in pursuit of mission objectives and in support of our customers. We value candidates who are detail-oriented while also being able to think and react quickly to emerging and unique problem sets. To be successful in this role, you'll be able to rapidly adapt and learn how to operate the front and back end of new products and processes.


  • The duties and responsibilities of the Red Hat Satellite and Ansible Engineer include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Install and configure Red Hat Satellite services.

  • Integrate Red Hat Satellite with VMware and Nutanix.

  • Deliver baseline configurations of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform to include:

  • Examining the current server configurations and scaling as necessary.

  • Configuring Ansible to integrate with Satellite server.

  • Configuring Ansible to integrate with VMware vCenter.

  • Configuring Ansible to integrate with Nutanix.

  • Creating/configuring baseline playbooks, projects, and templates in Ansible Automation Platform.

  • Testing all created Ansible Automation Platform playbooks, projects, and templates to ensure proper working order.

  • Deploying environments using Ansible Automation Platform.

  • Deploying landscapes with SAP/HANA applications using Ansible Automation Platform.

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Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Must have active Top Secret clearance with SCI

  • 5 years of relevant experience

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

  • CompTIA Security certification

  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of Red-Hat patching with Satellite server, NFS, user administration, Sudor access, LDAP client, disk administration (LVM/XFS/ext3/ext4), and technologies

  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting systems to find root causes or problems while multiple applications are running

  • Applied knowledge of VMware Tomcat, Apache, and Nutanix

  • Applied knowledge of custom software and off the shelf software integrating with Red Hat

  • Possess effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

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