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Linux Engineer, Expert, TS/SCI w/Poly

McLean, VA · Information Technology
BreakForth Solutions, Inc. (BSi) is seeking a Linux Engineer, Expert and  TS/SCI and favorable Poly to join our team of dynamic professionals. We offer 100% paid medical benefits for employees and 401K program. If you are seeking a rewarding opportunity to express your talents and grow professionally, please contact us at www.BreakForthSolutions.com to apply or respond to this requisition today!

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service
  • Engineer systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Employ best practices on managing systems and services across all environments
  • Fault finding, analysis and of logging information for reporting of performance exceptions
  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches on servers and workstations
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment
  • Collaborate with team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes

Skills and Qualifications
  • Ability to build and optimize Linux servers
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions
  • Excellent analytic skills associated with troubleshoot Linux systems
  • Experience performing configuration management (e.g., package installation, starting of services, installing scripts or config files)
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code

Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, informatics, statistics, or computer science/software engineering
  • Minimum of five years of experience using some of the below software and tools:
    • In depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS, etc.
    • Experiences using Puppet, Ansible, and/or Chef
    • Experience with Terraform and auto-deploy software
    • Hands on experience with MySQL, Elastic search
    • Familiarity with VMware and AWS platforms
    • Expert in Shell and/or Python scripting
    • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
    • Additional Linux certifications (RHCT, RHCE and LPIC) will be considered an advantage
    • Strong problem solving and communication skills


BreakForth Solutions, Inc. (BSi) is an equal employment opportunity company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
 
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