Senior Linux Administrator / Developer

C++, SQL, Perl, Ruby, CentOS, Bash, Unix shell scripts, Cloud Computing, Git, Openstack, JIRA, Puppet, Box, Serena, Electric Cloud, RHCE, RHCA. Cloud
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description

I.S. Mavensis currently searching for a Senior Linux Engineer to automate server builds in support of the

implementation of DevOps / Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery environments at the National

Institutes of Health (NIH). This is a contract position for an initial term of four months with potential for


Primary Responsibilities:

 Provide subject matter expertise in RedHat Linux and scripting to automate server buildouts,

standardize and harden images, and resolve technical challenges; build in support for

technologies such as Docker, Tomcat, PHP and MySQL etc. as required by development teams.

 Lead innovation and the implementation of cutting edge technologies in support of creating a

continuous integration/continuous delivery environment in OpenStack.

 Support the requirements gathering and documentation, analysis, design, development, testing,

demonstrating and successful deployment of continuous integration/continuous integration


 Work within and across agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical

solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies.

 Take ownership for the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of proposed


 Create and maintain technical documentation of recommendations and solutions; write

specifications, how-to documentation, test plans, test reports, and best-practices.

 Provide training for developers and systems operations personnel.

 Assist in system security review, ongoing testing, risk mitigation, and remediation efforts.

 Monitor logs; work with Systems Operations and Developers to address concerns and prevent

negative impacts to service.

 Develop and provide relevant management reports to support the project mission.


 Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related business,

scientific, or technical discipline

 5+ years of experience supporting RedHat Linux systems in a complex 24/7 enterprise


 Experience implementing continuous integration/continuous delivery environments,

infrastructure as code, microservices, containers, and related tools and technologies

 Demonstrated success in automating server builds, standardizing images, and managing Linux

systems via central management tools such as Satellite, Spacewalk, Puppet, Chef, etc.

 Applicable certifications to demonstrate technical competencies in Linux and related tools, such

as RHCE or RHCA (especially RHCA – Cloud or RHCA – DevOps)

 Strong scripting skills

 Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and developer tools for build automation and

test-driven development

 Experience with automation tools such as Box, Electric Cloud, or Serena

 Ability to work with incomplete and evolving requirements, adapting to changes with a flexible

and creative approach to brainstorming, troubleshooting, and problem solving

 Demonstrated ability to effectively and confidently communicate – in writing and presentations

–to all levels of stakeholders

 Ability to work collaboratively within cross-functional operations-focused teams

 Experience in a complex environment with demonstrated ability to analyze problems and propose

multiple solutions

 Demonstrated ability to champion ideas, generate enthusiasm for solutions, and transmit

knowledge required for ongoing maintenance and improvement

 Must meet all requirements for obtaining and maintaining a Public Trust Clearance

Dice Id : 10214219
Position Id : 663541
Originally Posted : 6 years ago
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