Linux Systems Engineer

Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Mar 23, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Experienced systems engineer and administer to provide Linux engineering, software integration and tier three administrations in the context of an automated cloud provisioning environment. Primary duties include performing systems administration, maintenance, and engineering in multiple large enterprise server environments (Linux, Red Hat, CentOS). - Provide technical guidance in software engineering techniques and automated support tools - Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional activities - Prepare required documentation, including both program-level and user level documentation - Assist in establishing standards for information systems procedures - Provide operational pager/phone duty support - Complete day to day Operations & Maintenance tasks - Perform operating system software updates, upgrades and patches - Perform technical evaluations, analysis and troubleshooting for all supported servers in response to help desk tickets including, server failures, full systems outages and troubleshooting - Assist in server maintenance and special projects, during extended work hours - Attend TEMs to discuss and agree upon MOAs, ensuring MOA is within scope of supporting teams’ work - Support customer in the development and maintenance of systems baseline - Assess server loads and work with Technical Leads on developing tuning recommendations - Additional duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

 1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design; I/O design; firmware development; model formulation; manufacturing and development cost projections; computer architecture analysis and design; and analog or digital systems engineering.

 2. Performs systems modeling; simulation; and analysis.

 3. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.

 4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

 5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

 6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

 7. Identifies; analyzes; and resolves system problems.

 8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

 9. Determines system specifications; input/output processes; and working parameters for hardare/software compatibility.

 10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 11. Serves as liaison with clients; participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 13. Participates in special projects as required.

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science; Engineering or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical training; or work/military experience.

Qualifications 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

   Contract Requirements: 
    Linux Engineering experience in Red Hat, CentOS and variants

    Proficiency in shell scripting and manipulating the Linux command line

   Contract Desired Skills:

   

Puppet, PHP, Cloud Foundry, Cloud computing including PaaS, IaaS and SaaS, Python, PHP, LAMP

 Certifications:  N/A 

 

Work Hours: Core hours are between 9:30am - 2:30pm, occasional non-standard hours support.


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.