Linux Engineer

Washington, DC | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 06/21/2018 Job ID: 226641 Industry: IT

Linux Engineer
  • Looking for a Linux engineer to support future work with a Gov't client in Washington DC.
  • In this role you will build, configure and troubleshoot Apache/Tomcat web servers, Java, Cold Fusion and MySQL database servers and open source applications utilizing software automation tools such as Ansible technologies.
  • Provide maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting of Linux software and web applications. Develop custom scripts, modify existing software configuration and/or identify and incorporate third-party products to improve or streamline existing processes or improve system performance.
  • Address issues associated with operating system internals and compiler issues and dependencies.
  • Develop and maintain prescribed procedures to be followed routinely in the form of standard operating procedures, develop, maintain and implement a proactive capacity planning and licensing model to support business decisions.
  • You will also, detect, identify and perform problem isolation and resolution throughout the Linux servers architecture.


Required Skills:  
  • U.S. citizens/Green card ONLY due to government or federal requirement.
  • 8+ years of total experience with at least 3 years of web administration or full stack development and 2 years of cloud experience is preferred
  • 5-7+ Years of combined system engineering and DevOps engineering experience
  • Expertise with building and managing MySQL databases
  • High level of proficiency with RHEL 6 & 7 operating systems, stack build automation and system compliance Ansible
  • High level of proficiency in Linux Operating System (implementation, management, security, and administration). Including Filesystem Management, Firewall, Service Configurations.
  • Expert knowledge of application & web system administration including deployments, troubleshooting, configuration, and tuning using JBOSS.
  • Experience designing and implementing container orchestration systems with Docker and LXC and containerization
  • Experience implementing and managing private register and containers orchestration with tools such as Artifactory, Nexus, Docker Register
  • Experience managing and implementing CI/CD pipeline using Jenkins
  • Proficient in leveraging CI and CD tools to automate testing and deployment
  • Experience working cross functionally with other teams
  • Familiar with cloud infrastructure designs and implementations and guiding the process from development to operations
  • Experience with enterprise class infrastructure and equipment.
  • Familiarity with Virtualization technologies (VMWare).
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to perform root cause analysis
  • Java Application and Java Application Server administration/tuning experience (e.g.: Glassfish, Weblogic, Tomcat).
  • Solid experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or VMware vCloud and/or Docker
  • Solid Linux experience (eg: Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS) with a focus on web (Apache).
  • Experience with scripting languages (eg: BASH, Perl, Ruby) and automation tools (e.g. Puppet, Chef, cfengine)
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies


Duration: 4.5 Months Contract-to-hire



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