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Linux Systems Engineer II

Company: Leidos
Location: Fort Belvoir
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and planning system hardware and software solutions, so the ability to work independently is a must. Candidate should have at least 2+ years Linux experience including installation, integration and maintenance. Experience should include RPM package management, patching and updating Linux workstations and servers and the ability to analyze and resolve hardware and software problems. The selected engineer will maintain systems in production and development, provide systems design, planning and support for our data center and customer.Candidate will be working with a small team of Linux and Windows Systems Engineers supporting our customers' technical requirements and maintaining or developing our operational networks. Candidate should be experienced with virtualization technologies, have some networking knowledge, and should be familiar with DoD information assurance requirements and STIG checklists. There will be daily interaction with the team, customers and our Government representatives.Primary Responsibilities:Design, installation and implementation of Linux hardware and software solutions to meet requirements.Support changes to the operational and development environments and communicating those changes to the team, leadership and customers.Security hardening via STIGs and vulnerability patching of Linux assets.Installation of COTS software including specialty modelling and simulation software.Creation of scripts to support the management of systems and tools.Baseline management, ensuring accountability for products and versions.Maintain environment with current releases of firmware and operating systems levels.Develop and maintain standard documentation such as work instructions, standard operating procedures and processes.Perform daily system monitoring, server integrity checks, review system and application logs, and verify scheduled job completion (backups, etc.).Maintain server and application inventory and manage corresponding licenses.Basic Qualifications:BS degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or additional relevant working experience in lieu of degree.Must have a current DoD Secret Clearance.Current, unexpired, Comptia Security+CE (or equivalent) - will be verified before hiringLinux installation, management, troubleshooting, technical analysis experience.Microsoft Windows 2016, 2019 server experience.Scripting experience.Preferred Qualifications:Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7/8 engineering/administration experience.DoD Top Secret clearance.DoD IA requirements (STIGs, vulnerability scans, patching, etc.).Understanding the management and configuration of SELinux and how it can affect application runtime and security.Experience with Red Hat Satellite.Experience with Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK).Pay Range:Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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

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