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Herndon, VA · Information Technology


Our client is seeking an independent, creative, and driven Linux Systems Engineer with a strong DevOps background to join our big-data platform team in Herndon, VA. This position would support a massive National Security platform supporting large-scale analytics on various customer data sources. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and able to learn quickly.

What will you be doing? 

  • Contribute to team success by building out and maintaining a large-scale customer hosted Openstack platform, enabling massive analytics for platform users.
  • Daily management and administration of Linux & Windows hosted VM’s residing within the platform, utilizing OpenStack & CloudStack management platforms.
  • Intermediate and advanced support for web & database servers, applications, and end-users.
  • Provide exceptional customer support experience for our clients.

Required Skills

  • Must possess a current/active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to obtain CI Polygraph.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field (4 additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.).
  • 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Linux.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Openstack (Nova, Ceph, Swift, etc.).
  • Experience with Ansible.
  • Experience with NoSQL database administration (ElasticSearch, etc.).
  • Experience with SQL/database.
  • Experience with Cloud services (AWS, C2S, Azure).
  • Experience with Containerization (Docker, Linux containers, Kubernetes).
  • Knowledge of big data toolsets (Hadoop, Yarn, Spark, Accumulo, etc.).
  • Experience with SSL/PKI, to include the ability to isolate and resolve SSL-related server and client issues.
  • CompTIA Security+ certification or CISSP certification or the ability to acquire and maintain certification.


About the client:

Our client is a small business that solves BIG problems. We're one of the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the US, and our engineers and scientists support the most critical national security missions in Virginia, Maryland, and elsewhere. Data Science, Software Engineering, Cloud/AWS Infrastructure, and Cyber/CNO are our core areas of expertise. We offer interesting and important work, job security, some of the best and most flexible benefits you'll find in the IC, and salaries so strong that they'll likely surprise you. 

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