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Systems Engineer

Dulles, VA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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IT Program in Chantilly, VA seeking a UNIX/LINUX Systems Engineer to join our dynamic team offering mission critical support to our government customer. If you are looking for an opportunity to help shape the future architecture for client applications, work with a very diverse team of technical professionals, and share your knowledge and experiences, then this position if for you!


This position is part of a talented technical team responsible for the ongoing development, operations and maintenance of a variety of client applications running primarily on Linux. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with strong work habits, is able to complete task independently while working as part of a team, and have demonstrated career experience in maintaining large numbers of UNIX servers. Experience should include designing and rolling out new systems, maintaining, upgrading, replacing, and improving the long-term performance of the systems.


Some duties of the position include:


Serving as a senior member of the team supporting the installation, optimization, integration, troubleshooting, backup, recovery, modification, security, and upgrading of IT systems and components


Working with members of the infrastructure team to minimize down time


Providing services that enable customers to effectively apply IT to business requirements


Sharing knowledge of tools and mechanisms for distributing new or upgraded software to ensure customers receive current versions of supported software, as they become available


Working with other senior staff to recommend and design systems architecture and topology from both general and specific perspectives


Assisting, recommending, establishing and maintaining appropriate server baseline


Maintaining up to date patching of applicable Linux servers


Building servers by providing technical configuration, setup, installation services, hardware and coordination of application projects


Maintaining operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with Windows Systems Administrators and Network Engineers


Setting up administrator and service accounts


Maintaining system documentation


Tuning system performance


Typical Education & Experience


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


Required Skills and Education


The candidate must have an Active Intel Security clearance with a Favorable Polygraph. Candidate will not be considered without it.


Previous experience as a Systems Administration utilizing Linux and Windows platforms.


Proven working knowledge of database technology


Demonstrated coding and scripting experience in multiple languages


Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP, LDAP and other core technologies


Ability to monitor servers, determine health, and proactively provide alerts and recommendations when server performance is outside of baseline


Knowledge of modifying kernel and device driver behavior


Ability to demonstrate strong understanding of network and server security


Proficient at automating manual processes with regard to server operations and maintenance


Ability to communicate verbal and written information professional to technical and non-technical personnel


Knowledge of multiple operating systems, applications, and database platforms


Understanding of government Information Security policies and procedures


Working knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies


Preferred Skills and Education


Experience working on an Agile team


Willingness to learn Windows Systems Administration on a cross-functional Agile Team


Willingness to implement Lean principles, Agile engineering and DevSecOps


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