Systems Developer/Engineer

Beltsville, Maryland
Apr 03, 2018
May 08, 2018

Job Summary:
We are seeking candidates with a background in software development, Linux systems administration, systems engineering, or DevOps to support a stable and well-established program responsible for maintaining several web applications, databases, and application servers.

This offers an excellent opportunity to gain professional experience towards a DevOps or system engineering role.


  • Installation of COTS and GOTS applications onto Linux or UNIX servers.
  • Assist in the day to day administration of a wide array of servers including application servers used in production and test environments.
  • Troubleshoot problems in production and test environments and work alongside developers and other team members to ensure timely resolution.
  • Create and modify scripts to perform automation of server functions, and work alongside other team members to gradually improve automation within the environment.


  • Three or more years of experience in application development, application support, systems engineering, or UNIX/Linux systems administration.
  • Strong experience working with scripting language such as Bash, Python, Ruby, or Perl. Experience with software development in a non-compiled language would be considered. Experience automating servers utilizing DevOps tools would be considered.
  • Experience working with UNIX/Linux servers, including but not limited to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, Solaris.
  • Experience working with relational or non-relational databases including MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, or MongoDB.

Qualified candidates should send their resume to Sparks Group for additional details. Please note resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. 

We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

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