Senior Linux System Engineer

Position Details

LOCATION: Fort Meade, MD



  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for the client window server devices.

  • Provides Tier 1 through Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.

  • Candidate must be able to coordinate and partner with various work centers, network engineers/administrators, and customer organizations in the execution of daily tasks.

  • Strong communication skills, as well as excellent teaming skills and a positive, customer-focused attitude.




  • Strong Linux system administration skills with general Red Hat Linux system administration, security patching, OS upgrades, troubleshooting problems, and ensuring maximum system availability.

  • Must be able to configure and manage Client server technology utilizing NFS and CIFS.

  • Must be able to use and troubleshoot servers running CENTOS6,7, and 8. Redhat 6,7, and 8., with direct attached and FC SAN storage

  • Large memory SMP systems with many cores

  • Enterprise client server configurations

  • Multi-vendor filesystems such as XFS, GPFS, and CXFS

  • Fielded systems

  • Blade systems and associated interconnects (SAD, FC, TCP/IP, etc.)

  • Red Hat and Microsoft Windows Operating System

  • Centrify Installation, Configuration, and Management

  • Infrastructure support services such as DNS, NIS, Active Directory, Centrify, Zenoss, SiteScope, HP Openview, HPSA, HPSE, Splunk, Sendmail, Exchange, NetQoS,

  • NoMachine NX

  • Must possess current/active TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH

  • Master's Degree and 4 years' experience, Bachelor's Degree and 6 years’ experience, Associate's Degree and 10 years’ experience, or High School Grad and 12 years’ experience in System Administration.

  • Must meet 8570 IAT II requirements to include one of the following certifications: CCNA Security, GIC SP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, CSA+.


  • Scripting language

  • Novice experience with Virtualization

  • Basic knowledge in setup and use of certs in Windows 10 environment