Platform Engineer - Clearance Required

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 4 days ago(9/18/2023 10:37 AM)
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LMI is seeking a Platform Engineer to provide cloud security engineering support for a United States Army client helping to develop next generation command and control capabilities.


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers’ unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.


LMI has been named a 2022 #TopWorkplace in the United States by Top Workplaces! We are honored to be recognized as a company that values a people-centered culture, and we are grateful to our employees for making this possible!

This position requires an active Secret clearance.  


  • Design and implement the infrastructure that applications will run on.
  • select the appropriate hardware and software components, configure the networking and storage resources and create security policies.
  • Ensure all new software functions smoothly across various programs and platforms, including mobile systems.
  • Automate the testing, deployment and configuration management processes
  • Maintain the underlying infrastructure including hardware, software and storage resources to ensure the infrastructure’s reliability, scalability and security. 
  • Maintain the overall health and stability of the applications that run on their organization's platform.
  • Meet with managers and representatives of Army to discuss software issues and brainstorm methods of solving existing problems.
  • Write original code and update existing code, ensuring that all code meets program requirements.
  • Perform intensive testing of all new and existing programs to ensure they are free of errors and function as intended.
  • Update and debug existing systems to ensure a smooth user experience and a uniform look across a variety of platforms.
  • Optimize new and existing programs for mobile use, including smartphones and tablets.
  • Keep up to date on the newest technological innovations in the field and be ready to apply relevant innovations to our software systems.


  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience planning, analyzing, designing, implementing, testing, and maintaining software applications for an enterprise level system.
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Experience architecting and developing software/infrastructure for scalable, secure, and distributed systems on Hybrid or Multi-cloud environments.
  • Experience using GitLab for CI/CD and automated deployments.
  • Experience with writing Terraform, Ansible playbooks, Linux automation scripts, rudimentary APIs or automation scripts to interact with existing APIs, automated provisioning, Infrastructure as code and software development programming languages (Python, Java, GO).
  • Strong familiarity using Linux toolsets to support and analyze network related topics and issues.
  • Deep understanding of at least one Cloud Service Provider – preferably AWS
  • Experience managing, administrating, configuring, deploying and maintaining environments and system integration tools, including Kubernetes, Rancher, Helm, & Grafana.
  • Knowledge of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics at the container level with APM or other tools, including Splunk, ELK, and Prometheus.
  • Knowledge IDAM requirements and technologies, including Active Directory, SAML, OpenLDAP, hardware tokens, OAuth 2.0, or OIDC.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (SEC+ or other)
  • Knowledge of the Army software development process and its technologies
  • Previous GovTech experience
  • Previous experience obtaining an ATO for a PaaS
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and working with Agile teams
  • Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) or Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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