Senior Linux Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA
Date Posted: 12-13-2017
Location: Chantilly, VA

Start Date: Immediately 

Who YOU are:
As a future Senior Linux Engineer at Plus3 IT Systems, you: 
  • Are passionate about working on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule 
  • Aren’t satisfied with status quo, and regularly look for creative ways to solve problems and help your team meet commitments 
  • Are insatiably curious – you ask why, you explore, and you’re not afraid to blurt out your crazy idea 
  • Love learning new technologies and sharing them with your team 
  • Have a keen interest in using any and all appropriate tools, especially Cloud-based and Open Sourced, to solve the problem at hand 
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills, due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering teams to solve complex business problems together 
  • Use your experience and leadership skills to motive your teammates to deliver high quality results in a fast-paced work environment 
  • Lead by example, a true leader that is dedicated to helping our customers enjoy solutions crafted artistically, delivered on time, and nurturing teammates along the way
What you’ll be doing: 
  • Supporting a large federal government agency implementing an innovative strategy to modernize its global network and enterprise services to achieve the following objectives
  • Provide support in creating standardized Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 builds for Federal customer.
  • Provide lifecycle maintenance of standardized Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 builds 
  • Provide conformant documentation for implemented build- and lifecycle-processes
Minimum Qualifications:  
Desired Technical Skills and Qualifications:
  • Advanced Linux Systems Administration experience
  • RHCE 7 certification preferred
  • Scripting experience (Bash,Python is a plus)
  • Experience with patching servers/virtual machines (Red Hat Satellite preferred)
  • Experience with VMware Vcenter and Vmware ESXi.
  • Experience installing, configuring and maintaining Red Hat Satellite 6 on disconnected networks
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Satellite 6 to provide yum repository services
  • Broad storage & networking experience
  • Experience with configuration automation frameworks
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting KickStart-based system-builds using Satellite Server
Plus3 IT Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law.   If you require assistance applying for any position, please contact a Plus3 IT Systems representative at
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