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Linux Systems Engineer

Herndon, VA, USA | BAE Systems

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    7-10 years
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We are searching for System Engineers to join one of our cornerstone business solutions teams supporting a classified customer. We are looking for a System Engineer with a genuine passion to learn, create quality solutions, and solve tough challenges to meet our customer's mission critical needs. 

In this role, you will serve as a Linux engineer supporting a critical IT software development project providing day-to-day support of several mission critical systems, while assessing future system requirements.

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience with Unix systems administration (Red Hat Enterprise Linux/Cent/OS/Scientific Linux, RHEL 6 or CentOS 6 preferred),

Experience with midrange/enterprise storage management including SAN switches, storage provisioning, LUN masking and zoning, and volume management using VLM. Experience with Hitachi storage management software a plus.

Ability to research, specify, order and plan equipment layout and inter-connectivity.

Other duties include installing, configuring, and maintaining operating systems, disk drives, network cards as well as other software including Apache Tomcat, Nagios, Solr, Subversion, Cruise Control.

Ability to install maintain, patch, and backup systems as well as configure zones and networks (e.g., multiple IP addresses to interfaces.)

Coordinate these activities with customer, developers, and other engineers.

Ideal candidate is familiar with:

Shell scripting, Java basics (e.g., classpath), Oracle basics (start, stop, TNS names.

HP BladeSystem (c7000 hardware), including systems management, configuration and software/firmware updates.

Kickstart, DHCP, Oracle, Yum repositories (for install/updates)

Typical Education & Experience 

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education 

8+ years of experience in Unix systems administration (Red Hat Enterprise Linux/Cent/OS/Scientific Linux, RHEL or CentOS)

Preferred Skills and Education 

Bachelor Degree or four additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.

Familiar with C2S and AWS a plus.

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