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Linux Systems Engineer

Posted on Sep 22, 2021 by Leidos

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an immediate opening in a fast paced operations and development lab environment supporting a 24x7x365 Research Development community. We are seeking an experienced mid-level Linux Engineer with Windows experience to join our team in support of a Leidos Prime Program in providing engineering, administration and operational support for our mission network. The candidate will need a proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team. Candidate should have hands on experience with COTs and GOTS software.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Linux and Windows engineering solutions to meet customer needs including requirements gathering, technical planning, implementation, operation and customer support throughout the process.

  • Configure and manage systems including installation of systems software

  • Implement operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance

  • Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration

  • Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning

  • Assist with daily activities of data center systems operations

  • Provide health monitoring of systems, storage and networking

  • Review and implement Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIGs)

  • Assist customers with issues involving every aspect of the Data Center

  • Prepare and update documentation including work instructions, standard operating procedures, system As-Builts and other training materials.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with 2 plus year of prior relevant experience. Additional years of relevant working experience will be accepted in lieu of degree.

  • Must have Security+ (or equivalent) certification.

  • Must have relevant vendor certification such a Red Hat.

  • Ability to work at customer location.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Red Hat Linux engineering experience.

  • Microsoft operations experience.

  • Maintaining security posture including patching, scanning, updating.

  • Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) review and implementation.

  • PowerShell scripting experience a plus.

  • Virtualization configuration and maintenance a plus.


External Referral Bonus: Eligible

External Referral Bonus $: $3000

Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required: Secret

Travel: No

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Requisition Category: Professional

Job Family: Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

Reference: 1326562281

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