Job DescriptionJob Description:Client has an immediate opportunity for a Linux Engineer with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance located in Woodlawn, MD. In this role you will be an active member of the HIGLAS-HOM Linux Team performing analysis, configuration, installations, upgrades, monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting, patching, compiling, securing and repair of Linux servers in a heterogeneous environment. The right candidate will work well with a team, exhibit excellent customer service skills at all times and be self-motivated seeking ways to improve the environment. On this program, Client is responsible for providing proactive and predicative Operational management and engineering support of the HIGLAS enterprise environment, including but not limited to: RESPONSIBILITIES Provide technical expertise in the areas of system design, installation, configuration, tuning, capacity planning, troubleshooting and problem resolution. Participate as necessary in the validation matrix role to independently test and validate solutions to ensure fulfillment of all business requirements, compliance of regulations and quality of solutions. Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains system documentation, tunes system performance, and installs system-wide software. Install new software, troubleshoot, grant permissions to applications, and assist in training lesser experienced users. Perform system updates, make recommendations on server configurations, and implement changes in multiple environments from test or development to production. Monitor infrastructure, systems operations, and critical application services 24/7; provide information and statistics relevant to system limits on capacity, data storage, system utilization, etc.; respond to critical outages and restore services within agreed upon service levels. Experience developing and interpreting detailed installation instructions and supporting documentation to effect system design deployments. Interact with the Program Manager, Team Lead, customer, and site staff occasionally attending regularly scheduled customer meetings to keep the customer informed of activities and progress, answer customer inquiries concerning all aspects of the various the program. Expereince with Red Hat RHEL 6/7 and Oracle Linux 6/7 Extensive Oracle Exadata (X6,X7,X8) and Exalytics (X5-6,X6-2) experience Advanced knowledge in Exadata QPD patching as well as applying patches to Exalytics servers Maintain and Support Virtualization technology using VMware and Red hat Virtualizations. Experience with maintaining/overseeing Oracle Exadata Database Machine architecture Experience with managing multiple Oracle Exadata Database Machines Experience with implementing Exadata quarterly upgrades/patches, to include rolling patches Experience with performing firmware upgrades, managing Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM), Cisco patching, infiniband patching, and network tuning Experience with replacing any failed components on machine Experience with managing critical hardware information and database machine alerts Experience with monitoring celldisk, griddisk, cell flash cache, & flash disks Experience with maintaining storage availability during patching as well as storage cell patching Experience with coordination/documentation of all installs/configurations/patches including application schema changes Monitoring Cell desk, grid disk, Cell Flash cache, Flash disks Maintain storage availability during patching and other maintenance tasks CellCLI, ExaCLI, dcli commands execution & administration Starting & Stopping Exadata Cell Server Software Configuration and administration of ASM Disk Groups, rebalance operation by using Exadata Storage Server Monitoring and administration of Operating system and its components (Disks, mount points, Packages, Users etc.) Connect to Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM), verify current system state, identify hardware issue or restart system, and review logs for root cause analysis. Implement proper system patching to address security vulnerabilities and accurately report security incidents Demonstrated success in automating server builds, standardizing images, and managing Linux systems via central management tools such as Satellite, Spacewalk, or Puppet, etc.