Linux Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA
May 26, 2022
May 29, 2022
Full Time
Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including: cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation and advisory services and more.We're looking for an experienced Linux Systems Engineer who is eager to use and grow his or her technological skills to help our customer meet their mission objectives. The successful candidate will be part of a team that builds solutions, implements new software and hardware, and provides current and next generation system designs. You'll help create, be given challenging assignments, lead initiatives, and take ownership and responsibility. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about applying their skills to make sure our customers achieve mission success.Perform server administration tasks, including user/group administration, security permissions, group policies, research event log warnings and errors, and resource monitoring, ensuring system architecture components work together seamlesslyMonitor infrastructure health and respond to issues as they arise; help build, test, and maintain new servers as neededMaintain internal infrastructure requirements including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, security updatesSupport developers in a fast paced DevOPS environment; help research new IT related technologies, develop requirements, and implement custom solutions to support our customer's mission Experience with Linux operating systems; current network equipment and technologies, modern datacenter server technology, system performance-monitoring and logging tools and directory services.Scripting (bash, Python, Powershell or similar) and/or automation (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)Experience analyzing and maintaining large-scale distributed systemsShared storage technologies such as NAS, SAN, or clustered file systemsMinimum of an active Top Secret clearance is required #AvantusClearedJobThe status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemptionExperience with KVM and VMware virtualization, HTTP services, containerization technologiesAvantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.