Linux Systems Admin (Dev ops Engineer) in Dulles, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Dulles, VA
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is looking for an eager Sr. Linux Systems Admin or DevOps engineer with a passion for automation to work closely with a Sr. DevOps engineer and help us further automate the processes of managing, patching, tuning, trouble-shooting and securing our Linux infrastructures. You will be utilizing the latest and greatest technologies to streamline our platform while ensuring that performance and consistency of services are the highest priority.

Responsibilities will include though not limited to the following:

  • Install, configure, patch and upgrade assigned systems.  Perform system monitoring utilizing enterprise tools, performance tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Research and recommend innovative or automated approaches for system administration tasks.  Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Application support including application/web administration, account management, backup/recovery, automation/scripting, storage configuration (manage/allocate growth), monitoring (events, logs, system health), virtualization, and clustering
  • Perform security scans, remediation, and compliance reporting. Perform vulnerability assessment, monitoring, and reporting.

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Engineering or another related Technical field or relevant work experience
  • Red Hat 6.x and 7.x experience is required
  • Scripting experience (e.g. Bash, Python or Perl)
  • Web Application Server support experience (e.g. Apache)
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Strong team player able to lead or follow as necessary
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Active Secret or above and the Ability to obtain a U.S. Government Top Secret security clearance
  • Support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet systems
  • Make recommendations for future upgrades
  • Familiarity with network and security tools and applications like A/V, SELinux, SCAP, Nessus
  • Troubleshoot problems reported by users and analyze and isolate issues
  • Linux system performance monitoring and fine-tuning experience
  • Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security
  • Knowledge of common secure LAN/WAN infrastructure configurations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Network Appliance Configuration/Management (Firewalls, Routers, Switches)
  • MySQL, MARIA  Experience
  • Experience with Network Design and Implementation, Network Troubleshooting, Network Hardware configuration, Network performance monitoring.
  • Experience selecting, deploying and maintaining automated test tools and environments
  • Experience with virtualization hypervisors (e.g. ESXi, VirtualBox)

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer