KL: Herndon, VA

Systems Engineer (Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required)

Security Clearance
TS/SCI with Full 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:

  • Perform 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.

Herndon, VA - 8-10 hour shift, team must cover 6am-6pm; may be after hours requirements

Time Well Spent

Candidate must have one of the following:

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

Qualified Candidate

  • Linux Engineering experience in Red Hat
  • CentOS or other Linux variants
  • Job related experience/high level proficiency in the following: Qualifications: Linux, Unix

Exceptional Candidate

  • Puppet, PHP
  • Cloud Foundry
  • Python
  • Job related experience/high level proficiency in the following:  Desired: Linux, provisioning tools, Centrify


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