Senior UNIX Engineer Hosting Services

UNIX, Engineer, Security, Unix, Testing, Perl, Systems, Application, Linux, PHP, Python, Solaris, IT
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description


VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Senior UNIX Engineer - Hosting Services to support the ====IS in Washington, DC.

Additional Information:
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: ability to attain an active DHS EOD required
  • Availability: upon award, currently in proposal stage


  • Specialized experience includes developing functional requirements for Government or industry standards, processes, procedures, methodologies or tools that support analysis relative to the requirement.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently or under only minimal general direction.
  • Analyze user needs to determine functional requirements.
  • Perform functional allocation to identify required tasks and their interrelationships.
  • Demonstrate experience with various Unix operating systems
  • Utilize system monitoring tools, Testing and analyzing databases including operations
  • Understand and test database designs (including schemas, tables, views, triggers, stored procedures, etc.) and operational procedures
  • Understanding of complex problems including performance tuning, application design and debugging
  • Verifying procedures to support application requirements and other analyses.
  • Verifying automation using Unix based scripts (e.g. shell, Perl) for data processing and data loading
  • Verifying design and implementation of role-based security to meet requirements
  • Verifying systems operations including performing migrations into production environments, Systems and Security Monitoring, Configuration management (Puppet, Chef, or similar), Application support in a Linux environment, and demonstrate understanding in one of more of: Shell, PHP, Perl or Python


  • 10 years of analysis related to design, development, and integration of hardware and software to support large scale Unix environments with virtualization including RedHat, CentOS, and SPARC Solaris
  • 10 years' experience testing large scale UNIX and virtual environments.
  • Experience performing a variety of engineering and operational related assignments associated with SAN, NAS and Storage operations, backup operations, and virtualization software (VMware's vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V on a set of enterprise-level IT systems.
  • 10 years' experience writing scripts with a scripting language, with knowledge of ANSIBLE
  • Familiarity with DevOps and ITIL processes
  • Experienced in AWS, AZURE, Google Cloud Services, and other Cloud environments
  • Must have the ability to transport laptop/work equipment to and from work and home in order to support remote work, if required.

  • This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities are subject to change at any time. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

  • All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. We consider diversity and inclusiveness to be core to our culture, and central to our commitment to fostering an empowering and supportive workplace.
Dice Id : 10286792
Position Id : 2019-3547
Originally Posted : 10 months ago
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