Development & Engineering

As a small business, Altus provides expertise in a range of IT services. Our core competencies are network engineering/design, systems engineering, software engineering/development, systems integration/training and customer support.

Network Engineering/Design

  • Design, engineering, implementation, operations for large-scale network architectures
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) bringing technological innovation, automation, delivering agility and flexibility to quickly meet demands in multi-cloud environments
  • Integrate public, private and hybrid cloud platforms to enable organizational agility demanded by increased application workloads
  • Highly scalable and secure private networks with global carriers and ISP offerings
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions to enable secure data exchange between mobile users, enterprises and business partners

Systems Architecture and Engineering

  • Cloud migrations and integrations with existing infrastructure
  • Security modernization with Zero Trust principles
  • Collaboration through enterprise class collaboration capabilities: Microsoft 365 (with Endpoint Management), SharePoint, Exchange, Teams
  • Cloud based integrations using native, on-prem, and hybrid environments: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Nutanix, Hyper-V, VMware
  • Process optimization through innovation and automation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) architecture, engineering, and administration including establishment of multiple security level and enclave environments
  • Enterprise infrastructure operating systems, databases, and applications: Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server, System Center Configuration Manager, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Tanium, and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, Linux, Oracle
  • Security compliance, continuous monitoring, patch management, vulnerability remediation and posturing to support accreditation requirements
  • Identity and privileged access management: Microsoft Just-in-Time/Just Enough Administration (JIT/JEA), Azure Active Directory (with external identities and domain services), Beyond Trust, RSA, and SailPoint
  • Expertise in large-scale health and availability monitoring through Cloud and on-premises tools
  • Design and configuration of storage systems: NAS, SAN, iSCSI and geo-clustering
  • Secure application and virtualization: VMWare Horizon, Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, NetScaler, Microsoft App-V, and AWS

Software Engineering/Development

  • Secure collaboration systems
  • Open source collection
  • Database design
  • Data migration
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud development integration and support
  • Architecture and engineering; migrating on premise applications to AWS cloud
  • Cost and resource monitoring
  • Test support including security analysis
  • Custom application development in Java, C, C++, and Python
  • SharePoint development and customization
  • Custom User Interface Design and Development (UX/UI) using JavaScript Frameworks
  • Data Extraction, Transformation, and Loading (ETL)
  • Software Configuration Management

Systems Integration/Training

  • Production of detailed engineering and deployment documents, security plans, technical briefings and tutorials
  • Familiar with various government project management frameworks
  • Utilization of portfolio management within the organization to maximize the value of the customer’s technology investments
  • Expertise in providing all necessary training on deployed systems

Customer Support

  • Comfortable and experienced with work in high-stress environments – mission-critical network upgrades, network fault isolation,  troubleshooting and deployment support work in overseas environments
  • Primary support for several unique encryption systems (ex: STU III and Cisco VPN technologies)