Systems and Software Development Experts

The Gray Wolf Solutions

Our engineering team has extensive experience in delivering robust and secure mission-critical systems for the Intelligence Community. Our experienced and certified engineers have extensive knowledge with AWS services and technologies, and we have a proven track record of delivering value for our customers by utilizing both commercial and open source software as appropriate to provision, deploy, and manage multi-region cloud environments containing multiple virtual networks, resident system microservices, and load-balanced/auto-scaled components. Our team is currently engaged in ongoing contractual efforts utilizing the latest Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) technical approaches for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud (both public and C2S) to design, create, and maintain complex computing environments that deliver high-performance systems for our customers in a fully CM-controlled, repeatable, verifiable, secure, and cost-effective manner.

The team possesses technical expertise in a number of modern systems and software development areas, including the following specific technical efforts:

Systems Development:

  • Technical requirements definition, prototyping and solutions/gap assessment
  • Scheduling and resource identification/allocation planning
  • Agile project management including Scrum and Kanban approaches
  • Atlassian JIRA/JIRA Agile for project management
  • Atlassian Confluence/Trello deployments for requirements/issue tracking and project documentation

Software Development:

  • Java Standard Edition/Enterprise Edition application development, performance analysis, and JVM tuning
  • Ruby/Rails application development
  • Real-time embedded C/C++ software development
  • AWS Lambda (Java/Python)
  • Full Atlassian stack (Crowd, JIRA, Confluence, FishEye/Crucible, Bamboo) deployments

Physical Virtualization Deployments:

  • VMware ESXi/vSphere/vCenter

  • VMware (Horizon) View

Cloud management/DevOps infrastructure:

A number of Gray Wolf employees hold multiple, current AWS certifications

HashiCorp toolset implementation for cloud environment provisioning/management:

  • Terraform for cloud resource provisioning
  • Packer for AWS AMI image creation
  • Consul for account-internal DNS resolution
  • Vault for secure data access
  • Puppet/Chef/Ansible provisioning deployments
  • CI Engine deployments including Hudson, Jenkins, Atlassian Bamboo
  • CloudFormation for AWS infrastructure deployments
  • CodeCommit/CodeBuild/CodeDeploy/Elastic Beanstalk for AWS software development
  • Atlassian FishEye/Crucible/Stash deployments
  • AWS cost analysis and implementation trade-offs

Big Data Analytics:

  • Deployment and operation of Cloudera Hadoop and Spark distributions
  • Hadoop- and Spark-based software development to support analytical efforts
  • AWS EMR operation and related software development and deployments

Security Tooling Deployments:

  • Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana for application/log analytics
  • Splunk for application/log analytics
  • Tennable Nessus/Security Center for vulnerability scanning/remediation planning

System/Infrastructure/Application Performance Monitoring Deployments:

  • Zenoss (system/network/infrastructure monitoring)
  • Dynatrace (Physical- and Cloud-based deployments) for Java/PHP/.Net application monitoring
  • Cisco AppDynamics for Java application monitoring
  • JIRA Service Desk deployments for service ticket tracking and execution