Senior Linux Systems Engineer

Linux, Chef, Docker
Full Time, FTE
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Client is looking for a candidate who is currently experienced in Linux system administration and networking, with opportunities to pick up new technologies and skills over time.

 What you'll do:

  • Provisioning, configuring, and deploying servers and networks in data centers around the world
  • Managing and troubleshooting Client’s worldwide systems footprint, including networks, VMs, and bare metal machines
  • Establishing and implementing best practices for systems management, patching, and upgrades
  • Collaborating with colleagues both locally and abroad to ensure uptime and reliability
  • Working with the development teams to ensure that deployments are smooth, efficient, and high quality every time
  • Rolling out and using new management frameworks to improve the operations processes and capabilities

Client uses a variety of configuration, deployment, and version control tools to make systems engineering tasks easier. The most well-known of these include Chef and Ansible for configuration management, Jenkins for deployment, Vault for secrets management, and a combination of Prometheus, Server Density, and Zabbix for monitoring.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a reputable school in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, or other technical field
  • Multiple years of Linux systems administration experience
  • Well-versed in running large scale environments
  • Like to collaborate with others
  • Curious by nature, love to educate and be educated, enthusiastic about the possibilities


  • Container management and monitoring
  • Windows system administration
  • Deployment pipelines
  • Git
  • Distributed databases (Elastic and Mongo)
  • Scrum and Kanban
  • PCI, ISO, HiTrust, SOC, and other security certifications


Posted By

Tom Merkel

20130 Lakeview Center Plaza, Suite 400 Ashburn, VA, 20147

Dice Id : 10382761
Position Id : 721066
Originally Posted : 11 months ago
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