Engineer Network

Baltimore, MD
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Full Time
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: NoRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SecretTRAVEL: NoDescriptionDesigns and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.Description of Work:Peraton is seeking a UNIX/LINUX System Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Woodlawn, MD.The qualified applicant will become part of Peratons support services contract for the SSA.Responsibilities:Manage and work in a UNIX operating system and services environment.Installation, configuration and tuning Sun Oracle M5000/M4000/T5440/T5240 servers using Solaris 10/11 platform. Install / Configure / Update / Patch Red Hat and CentOS Operating Systems (Virtual and Physical Servers).Configure and maintain Red Hat Satellite System Management Platform.Configure and maintain Spacewalk System Management Platform.Build out VMware ESXi infrastructure from the ground up, including vCenter, Storage and Server configurationsUpgrade Existing VMware environments to the latest versionsBuild UNIX Operating System-based servers infrastructure from the ground up, including installation, configuration, upgrade, patch update.Upgrade Existing VMware environments to the latest versionsInstall VMWare, JAVA and the LINUX Operating System on to the new and existing servers.Create, integrate, validate, evaluate, and test new or existing JAVA scripts for the HP Smarts network management and monitoring product.Troubleshoot and Resolve UNIX Operating System-based issues from Performance to ConfigurationBacking up and Protecting UNIX environments using platform-specific toolsPerform daily system checks, review and respond to events reflected in various management tools, perform server patch management.Notify Government representative of issues involving performance of the operating environment.Conduct system audit reviews and perform maintenance functions as required to ensure system health.Basic Qualifications:B.S. in System Engineering or a related field and 3 years of experience in a System Engineering discipline.Must have 3 years of experience working as a UNIX or LINUX System AdministrationStrong UNIX or LINUX System Administration knowledge as it pertains to interconnecting varies UNIX or LINUX Operating System platforms and services such as DNS, MYSQL and Apache into a unified environment.Must have 2 years of experience working in VMware infrastructure environment that supports virtual machines across a distributed development, Test and Production environment.Must have experience as the point person for critical issues that affect the server and storage infrastructure for the network monitoring platform.Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basisPreferred Qualifications:Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.Should have strong system administration experience (Windows and Linux).Should have strong requirements planning and project implementation skills and be able to work with internal technical staff and outside contractors to deliver results.A broad understanding in systems, networking and storage administrationProven ability to successfully plan, develop and execute technology solutions.Experience implementing best-practice processes and procedures.Preferred Certifications and Vendor-Specific TrainingsCandidates with these certifications will be given preferential consideration.VMware Certified Professionals (VCP, VCAP, VCDX) strongly preferredRed Hat System Administration II & IIISolaris System Performance Management, System Administration, Performance & Tuning.We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.