• Software Deployment Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Campbell
    Req #
    Software Engineering/Development/Architecture
  • Business Group Highlights


    The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


    Perspecta is searching for a Software Deployment Engineer to work in the San Jose, California area.  The Software Deployment Engineer will be responsible for managing code deployment across Development, Test, and Operations.  He or she will create scripts, initially using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, for the automated deployment of our applications and services along with pre-configured host operating systems.  The ability to configure operating systems to support our in-house developed software will be required.  The engineer will work closely with Systems Engineering, Application Development and Configuration Management staff in an agile software development environment.


    This is an outstanding opportunity for a tech-minded person who is passionate about using leading edge methods to reliably deliver our products to our customers.  We offer training and tuition reimbursement.  The potential for personal and technical growth is limitless.


    Essential Duties and Areas of Responsibility

    • Develop, maintain, and test the deployment of our services and applications
    • Develop scripts for the automated installation of both full (apps and services along with OS) and partial installs (update of our software or regular security updates)
    • Document installation procedures
    • Develop work plans and estimates to be integrated into program schedules
    • Research, evaluate, and recommend deployment applications and methods
    • Interface with various team members such as Systems Engineering, Software Development, System Test, Configuration Management, IT, and Project staff on a regular basis
    • Work to and meet assigned tasks in a program schedule




    Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.


    The ideal candidate has the following qualifications

    • Strong background in at least one scripting language such as Pearl, Ruby, PowerShell
    • Experience working in a DevOps environment to include design and implementation of Continuous Integration and Deployment servers
    • Demonstrated experience with deployment applications such as Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
    • Working knowledge of Configuration Management principals
    • Experience configuring Microsoft products: Windows Server, SQL Server, IIS
    • Experience configuring RedHat products: RedHat, IdM
    • A working knowledge of virtualization technologies: VMware, RedHat ESXI, Microsoft HyperV
    • Basic knowledge of computer security
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to multi-task in an ever-changing work environment
    • An existing security clearance to at least the level of SECRET is highly desired
    • Prior experience in the US Navy is helpful
    • Holds IT certificates such as CompTIA, MTA.  Desired is a BS/BA in an IT related field such as MIS, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering
    • Abilty to obtain a SECRET clearance


    About Perspecta

    What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds.  Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.


    Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.


    Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.


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