Senior Systems Engineer

Systems engineer. systems administration, Hadoop/ cloudera, Bash/ perl, python, puppet, RHEL, VMWare, etc.
Full Time, Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, Long term
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

iQuasar (pronounced i- kwey- zahr) is a Northern Virginia headquartered technology company dedicated to provide world-class products, services, and solutions to our customers in US and globally to our expanding customer base in North America, Africa, and Asia. We specialize in Telecommunications and Information Technology Consulting, Staffing, Software Development, Managed Consulting, and Software Products and Applications.


One of our clients in Washington, DC needs a Senior Systems Engineer for a Long-Term contract project.


Position: Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Washington, DC

Position Type: Long term contract


Job Description 


  • Our Client seeks a Senior Systems Engineer with hands-on experience in deploying, configuring, maintaining and supporting their Linux environment. The candidate will be responsible for performing the following tasks:
  • Build/Install new Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers. Experience with VMWare virtualization
  • Configure OS and provision server with memory, disk and CPUs
  • Provide System Administration (SA) and assist client troubleshooting application running on the Linux systems
  • Deploy OS patches using Puppet or other patch management tool
  • Provide System Administration and management of Cloudera Hadoop clusters in production and test environments
  • Solid understanding of YARN, MapReduce, Spark and HDFS
  • Extensive knowledge of Cloudera Manager features such as configuration management, resource management, reports, alerts and logging
  • Experience in investigating, analyzing, diagnosing, tuning and resolving Cloudera Hadoop issues
  • Employ "best practices” for deploying and maintaining Cloudera Hadoop ecosystem


Technology Skills


  • OS - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 7+
  • Configuration and System Management System - Puppet 4+
  • Enterprise Authentication and Authorization: Centrify, LDAP, Kerberos and Active Directory
  • Strong background in scripting and code development: Python, Bash or Perl
  • Analytic Computing: SAS, R, Stata, Matlab highly desirable
  • Hadoop: Cloudera highly desirable
  • Virtualization: VMware, KVM, or OpenStack


Soft Skills


  • Demonstrated history of self-learning and experience with Linux administration and related technologies
  • Self-motivated focusing on introducing improvements to the Linux environment
  • Creative problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player


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Farrukh S. Shah

Delivery Manager - Recruitment 

iQuasar - Proposals | Recruitment |Information Technology

Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST


Dice Id : 10322569
Position Id : 785614
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