Jr Systems Linux Engineer

  • Leidos,
  • Bethesda, MD
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Bash, C++, Cisco, Development, Hardware, Linux, Manager, Management, Python, Scripts, Simulation, Switches, Technical Writing, Testing, Validation, Video, VMware
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Jr Systems Engineer located in Bethesda, MD. We are seeking upcoming and recent college graduates to join our team!

In this position, you will work on multiple facets of the training systems that we design, develop, integrate, and install at Naval sites around the nation. Leidos' High Fidelity Simulation Business Area is responsible for architecting and implementing large-scale System of Systems solutions in support of world class simulation and training products for the U.S. Navy.

This position will operate within a fast-paced and dynamic environment, where you will take ownership of a variety of projects and shepherd them to their successful completion.The position is

responsible for development of Linux system images, with system testing and integration.

Candidate will be part of a team of engineers developing a variety of naval training and simulation systems. Systems are composed of state of the art COTS equipment with some custom hardware designed and built by the team. Some software development may be required, mostly scripting under Linux and perhaps some C and C++. System development will include designing, specifying, unit testing, component integration, overall system integration testing, and verification and validation testing. Work will include the development of new systems and the maintenance of existing systems. Candidate's responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to: 1) design systems of blades, servers, communications switches, storage devices, and special purpose hardware, 2) load software baselines, run tests, and verify system functionality, 3) examine system displays and verify data flows, 4) troubleshoot problems and replace failed components, 5) generate drawings and documentation, and 6) install equipment on site and test.


-Bachelor's Degree in related discipline and less than 2 years of related experience.

-Position requires US citizenship and ability to obtain DoD interim clearance prior to starting.

A successful candidate must have a proven ability to identify, quantify, and solve complex technical problems. You must possess demonstrable expertise in the Linux operating system (the majority of our products run on Enterprise Linux, either RHEL or CentOS) or Network engineering (specifically focused on Cisco products).

Required Skills:

Deep understanding of Linux concepts

Understanding of Linux kernel and operating system initialization

Fluent using the Linux CLI

Understanding of high availability systems

Solid technical writing skills

Ability to multi-task across projects

Team player

Desired Skills:

COTS hardware design and build, knowledge of latest CPU, memory, video trends and products

Cisco Network design, configuration, and troubleshooting

Detailed knowledge of BIOS and UEFI

Reverse engineering skills on Linux systems (OS and software/scripts)

Detailed Linux operating systems knowledge (build, configure, boot)

Red Hat Package Manager skills

Server provisioning via Cobbler, Foreman, Spacewalk, Katello, Stacki, Maas, Razor, etc.

Virtualization Technologies: KVM, QEMU, VMWare, Docker, puppet, Vagrant

Cluster System design and management (currently using Cisco UCS)

Linux Scripting, BASH and Python

Systems software skills for such things as: power management in large-scale systems and creating system services for systems monitoring and status

Knowledge of SONAR systems or Navy experience

Company Information

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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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Position Id : R-00010834

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