Mid-Level Software Engineer – Platform Engineer

Job#: 1374741

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking a Mid-Level Software Engineer - Platform Engineer to join a Product Security Engineering team on GMD Systems Integration, Test & Readiness program.

Work Location: Huntsville, AL

Telework Availability: This position will be 100% onsite.


  • Supports the development of a virtualized system used to support multiple types of tests and development activities on the program, utilizing modern tools such as Ansible, Terraform, vSphere, and eSXI.
  • Develops and configures virtualization artifacts using Industry Standard tools and security recommendations
  • Rapid prototyping of a variety of virtualized systems and sub-systems
  • Write/debug PowerShell/BASH/Python scripts
  • Create, Configure, Deploy virtual machines in both Linux & Windows
  • Troubleshoot Virtual Machine security/networking configuration
  • Develop documentation detailing software and system components
  • Develop Terraform playbooks to create/destroy virtual environments
  • Develop Ansible playbooks to configure virtual systems


  • Cybersecurity IAT/IAM Level 2 Certificate or higher
  • 3+ years of experience developing and debugging scripts in PowerShell/BASH desired
  • Experience with Ansible and Terraform
  • 3+ year experience with Virtualization technologies (Creation, Deployment, and Configuration)
  • Strong understanding of physical and virtual networking
  • Strong understanding of Linux and Windows configuration
  • Experience configuring continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines with Git or similar version control tools
  • Experience working in fully virtualized environments
  • Ability to solve technical problems without step-by-step documentation
  • Highly motivated to learn new skills
  • Experience performing Verification and Validation (V&V) of hardware/software systems along with integration and unit testing
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage multiple activities simultaneously

Education / Experience:

  • Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years related work experience(e.g. PhD, Master+3 years related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Other requirements:

  • This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • This position requires clearing a background check and an enhanced Personal Conflict of Interest (PCI) requirements as a condition of employment.









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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Huntsville, AL, US

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Date Posted:
October 6, 2023