Senior Systems Engineer /Technical

  • Experis,
  • Washington, DC
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Senior Systems Engineer /Technical
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Job Description

Experis has partnered with a local integrator to fill a Senior Systems Engineer position. Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Participate in design and review of new systems and applications
Participate, often in a leading role, in systems integration, operations, and maintenance
Provide system engineering and administration for development, test and production environments
Responsible for managing resources including allocation, performance, fault tolerance, planning and reporting of operational data
Support primarily enterprise-grade Linux and will support the build and upgrade of hardware, operating system, middleware, and application-level software
Coordinate with team (network engineer, virtualization and Windows admin, and system administrators) to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of Linux systems to meet technical requirements
Troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues
Monitoring and test of system performance
Creation and dissemination of performance statistics and reports
Recommendation and execution of changes to improve performance, reliability, and efficiency of systems
Implementation and enforce compliance of policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure system security, including technical publications from CIS, DISA STIG, and NISl 800-53
Conduct research on relevant hardware and software in support of procurement and system development efforts
Review and implement new releases and vendor supplied patches in accordance with change management procedures
Develop and maintain training materials and systems documentation
Advanced certification in relevant technologies, e.g. RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer).
Enterprise-level knowledge and experience of Linux and related technologies, including:
o Ubuntu
o kickstart
o kerberos
o sssd
o systemd
o Red Hat Satellite I Ubuntu Landscape
Current enterprise-level knowledge and experience troubleshooting relevant hardware (servers &SAN's) and software
Working technical knowledge of coding, including BASH or C-shell scripting
Installing proprietary or custom compiled code
Experience building Red Hat or Debian packages
Enterprise-level experience with developing Puppet
Familiarity with TCP/IP protocols, firewall management concepts, and database administration
Extensive experience supporting developers, building systems management infrastructure, and proactively developing and streamlining technical procedures and automation
Experience with enterprise-level system monitoring, patch management, user access management, and change management
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Dedication to teamwork and the success of the program to which you are assigned
Desire to be challenged, learn, and grow
Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to present collected data and accept constructive criticism and present and defend change management requests
An ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel in a friendly and professional manner
Possess problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to create sophisticated solutions to complex problems
Pass a US government background Investigation
Able to meet requirements for maintaining professional certifications
ITIL v3 Foundation Certification or ability to obtain certification within 6 months

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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Company Information

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. We accelerate organizations' growth by intensely attracting, assessing, and placing specialized expertise in IT, Finance, Engineering, and Healthcare to precisely deliver in-demand talent for mission-critical positions, enhancing the competitiveness of the organizations and people we serve. Visit to learn more.
Position Id : FOX_11221189-525

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