Full Job Description
A well-established Reston Virginia based company is seeking a season Linux Administrator/Engineer with 7+ years of experience to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be a strong Linux “swiss army knife” with a good understanding of Microsoft technologies and have a great attitude with a keen ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical individuals.
As the Linux guru on the team, you will administer day-to-day care, feeding and administration of on-prem and cloud-based IT infrastructure services, servers, operating systems, applications, storage, backups/restores, capacity planning, monitoring, compliance, patching, change management, documentation, troubleshooting and support. In addition, you will collaborate to engineer the infrastructure of the future.
You are a strong Linux SysAdmin/Engineer that has 7+ years of experience
You have expert knowledge of various Linux distributions including CentOS, Ubuntu & Red Hat
You have had success administering large multi-flavored Linux and virtualized environments
You are fluent in administration tasks such as patching, back-ups, tuning, capacity planning, etc.
You are fluent in various Linux administration tools including Ansible and Spacewalk
You are comfortable working with open-source and COTS products
You have a working knowledge of Microsoft technologies
You have a solid experience with TCP/IP, DNS, LAN/WAN, Firewalls, DR, VPN and PKI
You are experienced monitoring and resolving POA&Ms to mitigate system vulnerabilities
You are experienced with requirements as outlined in NIST, ICD and RMF
You enjoy working with highly technical individuals and collaborating to resolve tough problems
You thrive in a secure, fast-paced, and dynamic environment
You have good communication skills and are willing to learn, teach and lead
You are an outstanding troubleshooter, problem solver and critical thinker
You are detail-oriented, self-motivated and a strong relationship builder
You are an excellent written and verbal communicator
You hold a TS/SCI security clearance - U. S. Citizenship is required
You have a bachelor’s degree; however, we strongly value hands-on experience over degrees
Why you will want to work here
We offer the opportunity to work within a team of high caliber individuals focused on solving challenges. We are a dynamic company, with a flat organization structure where our leadership team is empowering and trusts you to get the job done right.
Why you will stay here
You will enjoy a casual work environment, flexible working hours and an employee-first culture! You will be surrounded with highly technical team that is passionate about security, technology and delivering results. You will grow professionally and technically as your team and peers push you achieve great things - Expect to be stretched. Expect to be pushed. Expect to achieve great things!
401(k) match of 6% with immediate vesting
Subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
Legal Resources Plan
Separate allocations of vacation and personal/sick leave
10 Federal Holidays
Life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage paid by the company
Free coffee, sodas, and snacks
Company-sponsored weekly meal
Awesome holiday parties and a fun family picnic
Participation in several charitable events.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, color, age, military service eligibility or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected class. We encourage and support workplace diversity.