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We attract ambitious engineers who are in the top of their field. Our engineers are passionate about their professions and do not view work as just “jobs”. We work hard, enjoy life, and try to minimize politics in the workplace. In all we do, we inspire enthusiasm, encourage commitment, and enjoy the moment. Click here to find out more about why you should join the Red Canyon team!

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*NEW* Mid-level DevOps Software/Systems Engineer at JPL (CA)



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Skills: Jenkins github ansible puppet node python AWS AMI EC2 S3 Lambda Tomcat linux artifactory swarm node devops elasticsearch

Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference in space? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping mankind reach the stars!

Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven mid-level DevOps Software/Systems Engineer on the DSIO program at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements.

Raytheon Pasadena is looking for a Software Systems / DevOps Engineer supporting customers located at Raytheon as well as at the customer site at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The successful candidate will participate in exciting projects and missions as a DevOps engineer and be part of the creation, security, and maintenance of development, test and production AWS cloud environments. The candidate will be part of the team responsible for implementing continuous integration and deployment of code to accelerate development and reduce manual effort. The candidate will participate in the development of AWS cloud best practices across multiple areas as well as support general development tasks related to process and IT task automation.

The ideal candidate will:
• Have an extensive understanding and wide application of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in systems engineering, software architecture, network architecture, virtualization technologies, and cloud computing resulting in contributions to the development of new theories and methods.
• Demonstrate a complete knowledge of industry and/or academic practices and standards across a range of applications related to systems design, network design, information architecture, and information system modeling.
• Demonstrated experience in designing and developing complex distributed IT solutions (e.g. cloud, distributed systems or high-performance computing experience).
• Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with proven experience working on a large development team.
• Ability to create and utilize AWS Cloud Formation templates, Terraform scripts, Packer, and other related tools to automate creation of ‘fully-baked’ AWS AMI’s.

Required Skills:
• Experience designing and building web application environments on AWS, utilizing services such as EC2, S3, ELB/ALB, RDS, ECS, Lambda, API Gateway, ElasticSearch, Config, Cloudwatch Logs, and others.
• Experience with DevOps tools such as Jenkins, GitHub, Ansible, Puppet, Artifactory, Docker, Docker Swarm, Terraform, and Packer.
• Experience writing automation tools and scripts with languages such as Node, Python (Flask, unittest), or Go.
• Experience with Linux server system administration.
• Experience with installing and configuring application servers such as Tomcat.

Desired Skills:
· AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate preferred, AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional preferred
· Experience and advanced knowledge in the design, implementation, and operations of large data storage or archive systems
· Extensive experience in the tuning and optimization of database management systems
· Experience in enterprise system monitoring tools or frameworks
· Good understanding of cyber security best practices and guidelines
· Knowledge and familiarity with some of the following technologies
Swagger/Open API

Education and Years of Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of related experience

Due to contractual requirements, only U.S Citizens will be considered.
Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab), DoD, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Millennium Engineering & Integration, United Launch Alliance, Harris Inc., SAIC, Lewis & Fowler, Ball Aerospace, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and Raytheon among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting-edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Orion, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, GOES-R, OSIRIS-REx, Maven, JUNO, Grail, and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.

Red Canyon’s home office is located in scenic Denver, Colorado, and our regional office is in historic downtown Titusville, Florida. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate HUBZone bonus, health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses, and a generous 401(K) retirement plan.

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