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LINUX ENGINEER (ACTIVE TOP SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED)

Springfield, VA · Information Technology
NorthHill Technology Resources has a need for a Linux Engineer to support a Federal Program in Springfield, VA.  This is a direct-hire role with our client, a fast-growing Federal Integrator.  Excellent compensation, benefits and company culture.  Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship and an active Top Secret Clearance is required.  Will sponsor for CI Polygraph.

Linux Engineer 
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develops technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures
  • Troubleshoots complex system hardware and software issue
  • Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software
  • Performs advanced software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages
  • Monitors and tunes systems to achieve optimum performance levels
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions
  • Leads efforts to ensure data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups archive operations
  • Conducts advanced audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with standards, policies, and guidelines
  • Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users
  • Evaluates existing systems and plans long-term strategies
  • May coach and provide guidance to less experience professionals
  • Familiarity with VMWare and SAN management and concepts
  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, ICMP, ssh and SNMP
  • Skilled in system administration tasks such as file system, network, and account troubleshooting
  • Responsible for provisioning virtual and physical servers or workstations
  • Administering systems using automation and scripting tools to include CLI, Ansible, or various coding languages
  • Knowledge of repository management practices, patch administration, and vulnerability remediation
  • May serve as a team or task lead
Education and Experience:
  • Technical Training, Certification(s) or Degree
  • 5+ years of related experience as a Linux Administrator
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar relevant degree
Recommended Skills and Abilities:
  • Security + Certification
  • Network + Certification
  • Linux + Certification
  • Additional Linux certifications (RHCSA, RHCE and LPIC) desired

 

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