Senior Linux Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-09
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Herndon
Virginia
20171
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. 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 Senior Linux Systems Engineer to join our team in the Herndon, VA area.

A qualified Sr. Linux Systems Engineer will help develop, build out, maintain, and troubleshoot the infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance, and security. In addition, a Sr. Linux Systems Engineer will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, networking, systems engineering, and analysis. Having a penchant to learn about, develop and implement creative and novel system solutions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools.
  • Ensuring the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and implement those fixes.
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject, and 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting UNIX/Linux based environments.
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, Apache, Ruby, NGINX).
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box, Docker).
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, Ansible, Chef).
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP, VPNs).
  • Familiarity with BASH and/or Python scripting
  • Other desired skills should be but not limited to Git, database management, hardware server configuration, firewalls, PHP programming, or web development.
  • Knowledge of numerous Open Source software applications as well as their strengths as weaknesses.

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • A minimum TS/SCI clearance is required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary Work.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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