KL: Herndon, VA

Linux Architect (Active TS/SCI with Polygraph)

Security Clearance
TS/SCI with Polygraph
Regular Full-Time

A Day in the Life

Experienced systems engineer and administer to provide Linux engineering, software integration and tier three administration in the context of an automated cloud provisioning environment.  Primary duties include performing systems administration, maintenance, and engineering in multiple large enterprise server environments (Linux, Red Hat, CentOS).


  • Provide technical guidance in software engineering techniques and automated support tools
  • Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional activities
  • Prepare required documentation, including both program-level and user level documentation
  • Assist in establishing standards for information systems procedures
  • Provide operational pager/phone duty support
  • Complete day to day Operations & Maintenance tasks
  • Perform operating system software updates, upgrades and patches
  • Perform technical evaluations, analysis and troubleshooting for all supported servers in response to help desk tickets including, server failures, full systems outages and troubleshooting
  • Assist in server maintenance and special projects, during extended work hours
  • Attend TEMs to discuss and agree upon MOAs, ensuring MOA is within scope of supporting teams’ work
  • Support customer in the development and maintenance of systems baseline
  • Assess server loads and work with Technical Leads on developing tuning recommendations
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Time Well Spent

Rewarding work, friendly colleagues, and the opportunity to contribute to our growth make Knowledge Link an exciting place to work. Welcome to an employee focused approach where you have a professional support team, one that can give you individual support when you need it. You will socialize at our happy hours and holiday parties which our employees love; and enjoy a broad selection of benefits which will fit your personal life. We invite you to apply and join our team of talented professionals!

Qualified Candidate

Candidate must have one of the following:

  • 12 Years of job related experience and a High School/GED diploma
  • 10 Years of job related experience and an Associate degree
  • 8 Years of job related experience and an Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6 Years of job related experience and a Master’s degree
  • 4 Years of job related experience and a Doctorate

Exceptional Candidate

Puppet, Python, PHP, Cloud Foundry, Cloud computing including PaaS, IaaS and SaaS

Job related experience/high level proficiency in the following:

Qualifications: Linux, Red Hat
Desired: Linux, provisioning tools, Centrify


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