Sr. Systems Engineer (Linux/VMWare/Backup Administrator)

Systems, Engineer, Linux, DOS, Security, Perl, Management, Cisco, Software, Development
Full Time

Job Description


VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Sr. Systems Engineer (Linux/VMWare/Backup Administrator) to support the DOS project in Washington, DC.

Additional Information:
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: TS/SCI required
  • Available: Upon the award, currently in the proposal stage


Qualifications and Responsibilities:
  • Proficient with VMWare in setting up, configuring, upgrading and patching.
  • Experience in setting up configuring maintaining including Linux appliances.
  • Experience managing, maintaining and testing all backups for this boundary. Scripting experience with automating processes and deployments using tools such as scripting (bash, python, Perl, etc.) and packaging (rpm, iso, etc.)
  • Specific skills desired include: SAN management experience, VMware vSphere, VDI technologies such as VMware View.
  • Candidate shall have familiarity with the Intelligence Community Directives (ICD's), NIST, DISA STIGs, and vendor specific recommendations.
  • This individual will be solely responsible for all hardware, operating systems, and administrative tasks for this information system.
  • VMWare administrator with a strong understanding of Linux with a minimum of 12 years of experience.
  • In addition, experience in virtual infrastructure, fiber channel, SAN management and Backups.

Education:A Bachelors' degree, preferably a Master's degree from an accredited university in a field such as information systems, computer science, engineering, Management Information's systems or a related technical field. Current active IAT level II certification is required and a current industry specific certification in LINUX, VMWare, Cisco, or storage certification.

  • 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.

What Is In It For You
  • We focus on building teams of the best and brightest who are looking for careers with a growing and dynamic mid-tier company.
  • Our leaders get to know you as an individual. They help you grow in a variety of directions and view you as an asset who grows with the company beyond our current contracts.
  • VariQ is growing which translates into many different opportunities for you and more defined career path trajectory.
  • We understand your need for work/life balance and work within contract parameters to provide as much flexibility as possible.
  • We provide a comprehensive and highly competitive total compensation and benefits package that brings you real value and security to enjoy life today and plan for tomorrow.

Who We Are

Founded in 2003, VariQ is a premier provider of Cybersecurity, Software Development and Cloud services to federal, state, and local government. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, VariQ is a multiple award-winning company that emphasizes innovation, quality, and professional excellence in the development of advanced technology systems.

**We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (or have an approved accommodation) by January 4, 2022.**

VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. We consider diversity and inclusiveness to be core to our culture, and central to our commitment to fostering an empowering and supportive workplace. EEO is the Law
Dice Id : 10286792
Position Id : 2021-4034
Originally Posted : 6 months ago
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