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Linux Systems Engineer - RA

Absolute Opportunities
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
February 14, 2018

Linux Systems Engineer - RA

Confidential, MD

Our client, an IT Consulting and Solutions provider, is seeking a highly experienced IT professional to join their team, located in the DC/MD area, to work in the capacity of Linux Systems Engineer. The ideal candidate should possess strong systems implementation experience working with Linux coupled with strong scripting skills. Previous government or DoD experience is required.


•Perform complex OS development and design reviews

•Perform systems performance analysis

•Review completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and make recommendations to improve reliability, security, and performance

•Review documentation on new and existing systems

•Develop and direct tests to ensure systems meet requirements

•Identify, analyze, and resolve system issues

•Provide system/specialized training and technical guidance

•Participate in meetings to ensure client needs are met

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

2. RHCE is strongly desired.

3. 8 - 10 years of related systems engineering experience is required with the following:

a. Linux RHEL 5, 6 and 7

b. SE Linux

c. KVM


e. Development of scripts (shell/Python)

f. RedHat Satellite Server

4. Previous DoD or government experience is required.

5. Ability and experience working as an individual contributor within a team culture and environment is required.

6. Ability to manage multiple tasks with multiple priorities in a fast paced environment

7. Strong communication skills (i.e. verbal, written and interpersonal) are required.

8. Proficiency utilizing MS Office (i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook) is required.

9. Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills is required.

10. Must be able to pass an Extensive Background investigation and obtain an DoD Secret Clearance.

11. Present Salary?

12. Salary Expectation? (Salary range: Min $130k,Max $150k,Target$140k)

13. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

14. Current Address?