Systems Administrator V in Fairfax, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Fairfax, VA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    9/21/2018
  • Job ID:
    132920
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $67.09/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    240-382-5044

Job Description

VOLT is seeking a Senior Linux Systems Engineer to join our team in support of a federal law enforcement agency in Fairfax, VA. This position requires an active SECRET clearance issued by the US government.  The selected candidate will be given an opportunity to exercise and expand his or her skills in an enterprise environment filled with unique challenges. Viewed as a technical subject matter expert. The successful candidate will be a thought leader and implement solutions leveraging industry best practices. A passion for information technology, problem-solving, and a desire to continuously learn are indicators of the success of this role. The position is expansive and additional responsibilities may be assigned. Some of the responsibilities associated with this position include:

  • Lead or play a key role in the design, implementation, and management of Red Hat Linux and/or HPUX projects
  • Migrate systems off of HP-UX onto Red Hat Linux utilizing P to P or P to V technologies
  • Engineer and administer HPUX and Red Hat Linux in support of Oracle databases
  • Perform Operations and Maintenance on Red Hat Linux and HP-UX operating system and its associated software
  • Produce appropriate documentation for application deployment, configuration, and related processes

Required Experience:

  • Prior experience planning and executing enterprise level migration projects
  • Ability to self-start and provide ownership of technical projects
  • Prior architecture documentation experience
  • Prior hands-on HPUX and Red Hat Linux systems engineering experience
  • Fluent using the Linux Command Line Interface
  • Ability to write scripts to complete repetitive tasks using open source programming languages such as Shell script Python, Bash, Ruby, and/or Perl
  • Web technologies and services including LAMP, Java technologies such as and Tomcat, and load balancers
  • Good understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc.)
  • Ability to design for clustering, failover, high-availability architecture
  • Ability to conduct asset discovery and reverse engineer systems in lieu of having complete documentation
  • Virtualization technologies including RHEV, VMware, vSphere, or Citrix Xenserver
  • Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline and 5+ years of operating systems experience

Desired Experience:

  • Familiarity with Windows systems administration
  • Familiarity with RDBM systems such as Oracle (primary), SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and MySQL
  • Good understanding of ports and protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, SSH, NFS)
  • Understanding of email transport including SMTP, mail transfer agents, and mail security
  • Prior experience working with cross domain (classified/unclassified) solutions and networks (e.g. ForcePoint's Trusted Gateway System)
  • SAN and NAS, specifically HP and Dell products
  • Configuration and Patch management solutions (e.g. Satellite)
  • System monitoring solutions (e.g., Splunk)
  • Prior application migration experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and an ability to work on project teams, with stakeholders, and across departments
  • Understanding of Enterprise standard methodologies including Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) as well as governance frameworks such as ITIL
  • ITIL Certification desired
  • Change management process
  • Security Accreditation desired

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer.