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Linux Systems Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Fort Belvoir
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an immediate opening in a fast paced operations and development lab environment supporting a 24x7x365 Research Development community.  We are seeking an experienced mid-level Linux Engineer with Windows experience to join our team in support of a Leidos Prime Program in providing engineering, administration and operational support for our mission network. The candidate will need a proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team. Candidate should have hands on experience with COTs and GOTS software. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Linux and Windows engineering solutions to meet customer needs including requirements gathering, technical planning, implementation, operation and customer support throughout the process.

  • Configure and manage systems including installation of systems software

  • Implement operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance

  • Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration 

  • Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning

  • Assist with daily activities of data center systems operations

  • Provide health monitoring of systems, storage and networking

  • Review and implement Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIGs) 

  • Assist customers with issues involving every aspect of the Data Center

  • Prepare and update documentation including work instructions, standard operating procedures, system As-Builts and other training materials.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with 2 plus year of prior relevant experience.  Additional years of relevant working experience will be accepted in lieu of degree.

  • Must have Security+ (or equivalent) certification.

  • Must have relevant vendor certification such a Red Hat. 

  • Ability to work at customer location.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret clearance. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Red Hat Linux engineering experience.
  • Microsoft operations experience.
  • Maintaining security posture including patching, scanning, updating. 
  • Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) review and implementation.
  • PowerShell scripting experience a plus.
  • Virtualization configuration and maintenance a plus.


External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

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Job Family:

Systems Engineering

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Keywords: Leidos, Washington DC , Linux Systems Engineer, Other , Fort Belvoir, DC

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