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Senior Platform Engineer

Fort Meade, MD
Belay Technologies has been voted Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work 2019, runner up in 2020 and a finalist in 2021!

Belay Technologies is seeking a Senior Platform Engineer (PE). The PE will work on the Desktop Services office is a robust and fast-paced organization responsible for the design, development, and deployment of the EnablingStorm desktop service, a high compute infrastructure (HCI) that provides scalable desktop configurations with Windows and Linux operating systems utilizing available corporate services and application baselines. The SE will be doing the following: Use knowledge of Citrix Profile Management Citrix 7.6 Console environments to support end-users; Provide Tier2/3 support to Citrix End Users, which requires the ability to troubleshoot application issues (both streaming and hosted); Assist with the analysis, evaluation, and preparation of system improvements, optimization, and design/development; Provide application configuration and functional use of either Java, J2EE and web services, or PeopleSoft applications; Provides hands-on involvement with the implementation, integration, and maintenance efforts of an information systems architecture related to the Citrix environment in both Windows and Unix/Linux/Solaris systems. The SE may work with back-end application developers and DBAs to effectively integrate into a virtual desktop infrastructure.
Candidates should have the following qualifications: 
  • TS/SCI with polygraph is required.        
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines.
  • 10 years of Platform Engineering experience. 
  • An additional 4+ years of Platform Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 14 years.
Candidates are required to have the following skills:
  • 6 – 8 Years’ experience as a Linux Engineer
  • Expert level experience with enterprise Unix, scripting, automation, virtualization, performance monitoring, capacity planning, problem resolution, and HA / DR.
  • Expertise in supporting server and desktop software and hardware plus related applications and systems
  • Red Hat Certification
  • Hands-on experience with Centrify
  • Experience working with Ansible, Puppet, Satellite, Nagios
  • Understanding of Linux virtualization in VMware, Nutanix
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative environment.  Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Candidates are desired to have the following skills:
  • Expertise with RHEL/CentOS 7/8
  • Hands-on experience with BASH, YUM, AutoFS
  • Expertise in performing software upgrades
  • Experience with implementation and maintenance of all STE/STN Linux desktop/server requirements
  • Experience with basic hardening of Linux Systems (CS2 Scripts)
  • Basic desk management. Adding and configuring new virtual disk, disk partition management, physical volume management, volume group management, logical volume management (creating, resizing, removing logical volumes)
  • Experience in creating and maintaining custom YUM repositories

Belay Technologies is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business located in Columbia Maryland. Belay specializes in systems automation and full stack development. Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.

Perks and Benefits:
  • 8 weeks paid leave - 4 weeks of personal leave, 3 Yay! days, take off on your birthday,11 paid holidays and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program
  • 10% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
  • $5,000 annual training/tuition
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • 100% company funded HSA
  • Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance)
  • Dental coverage including orthodontia
  • Up to $420,000 in life insurance, premiums 100% company funded
  • Amazon Prime, gym reimbursement, monthly lunches, games and prizes
  • Pet adoption program, generous referral bonus program, fun events, and more!
We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, full scope 
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