Red Hat Linux Senior Engineer

Location: Washington, D.C
Date Posted: 01-23-2018
Clearance Level: DoD Top Secret
Desired Education: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Requirements: No Travel
Position Description
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, integrate, test, upgrade, and troubleshoot a wide variety of Linux/Unix-based solutions, and guide many projects throughout the engineering life cycle
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- 15+ years of experience and a solid experience profile that can be demonstrated with Linux/Unix operating systems
- Solid knowledge of Linux operating system internals, file system structures, and machine architectures; performance tuning of Enterprise servers is necessary
- Knowledge and experience on Solaris/AIX, Solaris, VMware, RHEL, & SLES
- 15+ years large environment experience working with enterprise server platforms
- 12+ years workflow and system administration task automation experience using scripting language such as PERL, and Unix shells
- Detailed knowledge of backup, recovery, and disaster recovery (DR) schemes, schedules, and testing methodologies, storage data replication, snapshot, RAID, or data movement software, enterprise tape libraries
- Working experience with at least one scripting tool; Perl, python, Ruby, and Unix shell scripts
- Experience with the following technologies; Apache, TomCat, JBOSS, PHP, MYSQL, DNS/BIND, Postfix, & Sendmail
- Strong working knowledge of Internet networking technologies and principals including TCP/IP and DNS/BIND
- Adhere to firm Change Management, Problem Management policies and familiarity with ITIL or other formalized IT operations foundations
- Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical peoples both verbally and in writing. Skill in writing concise, understandable, technical documentation is necessary
- Must be able to multi-task, be process-minded and detail oriented
- Must have excellent written, and verbal communications
- Effectively communicates technical actions, ensures audience understands why/what/when work will be accomplished
- Proven ability to absorb, master and leverage emerging technologies
- Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with logical problem solving from Layer 1 through Layer 7 of the OSI model
- Excellent judgment, problem resolution, and decision-making skills as well as the ability to work under continual deadline pressure
Experience with:
- VMware, z/VM, and Cloud computing
- Oracle, Apache, Websphere, JBoss
- DISA STIG’s and general Linux hardening
- Troubleshooting methodologies
- Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification
You will support mission-critical applications for our customer, a world-wide recognized organization responsible for law enforcement and intelligence efforts.  The position is located near a central Metro accessible DC location.  
Some of the benefits this position provides include:
- Work with the U.S. Intelligence Community to support and improve systems critical to national security and public safety.
- Tackle unique challenges not typically found in the private sector.
- Develop customized systems to gather and integrate data sources critical to maintaining situational awareness for agents in the field and thwarting global and domestic threats.
- Gain experience in emerging cyber security concepts and technologies.
- Potentially lead installation, customization, and integration efforts
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