Senior Linux Systems Engineer

ManTech (


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. At ManTech International Corporation, you ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Linux Systems Engineer/Administrator to join our team in the Mclean, VA area to provide unparalleled support to our internal organization and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech. The selected individual will provide Linux engineering, software integration and tier three administrations in the context of an automated cloud provisioning environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Primary duties include performing 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

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and eight or more years of experience, or additional experience in lieu of degree
  • Linux Engineering experience in Red Hat, CentOS and variants
  • Experience preparing required documentation, including both program-level and user level documentation
  • Proficiency in shell scripting and manipulating the Linux command line
  • Puppet, PHP, Cloud Foundry, Cloud computing including PaaS, IaaS and SaaS, Python, PHP, LAMP desired

Security Requirements:

An active TS/SCI with favorable polygraph is required.


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