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Leidos is looking for a Linux System Engineer to join a dynamic Customer team supporting large, complex and secure environments. This position is located in the Northern Virginia area and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph in order to be considered.
Primary responsibilities include all aspects of the product development life cycle - creating, implementing, and supporting new product features and capabilities; improving data processing methods; monitoring and tracking system performance via metrics; managing system access control and security; and systems support including maintenance items such as patching. The Linux Systems Engineer will establish and maintain pre-production environments and will assist in developing and implementing a plan to migrate existing applications from the physical server infrastructure to the enterprise level C2S platform. They will also be responsible for helping to support hundreds of Linux/UNIX machines, VMWare hosts, and EC2 instances in a hybrid computing environment.
- Must have a TS/SCI with poly to be considered
- Bachelor degree and minimum 8 years experience or 12 years experience in lieu of degree
- Demonstrated experience with Linux system administration and engineering
- Experience with Linux CentOS 7, Red Hat 7 and/or Scientific Linux 5 (SL5)
- Demonstrated experience managing backup and recovery and systems and data.
- Demonstrated experience with configuration build support and documentation
External Referral Bonus:
- Knowledge and/or experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMware and/or other virtualization platforms.
- Demonstrated ability to identify complex problems, evaluate options and identify viable solutions.
- Scripting experience
- Experience with security standards, processes and tools
EligiblePotential for Telework:
NoClearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with PolygraphTravel:
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com
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