Secret Cleared Linux Engineer (veteran friendly)

TEKsystems, Inc Washington, DC

**BECAUSE THIS OPPORTUNITY IS IN DIRECT SUPPORT OF THE US GOVERNMENT, AN ACTIVE US SECRET/TOP SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE IS REQUIRED**

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for one of the biggest government software companies that is now global? Looking for a challenge professionally and a team that is looking for innovative ideas?

Responsibilities: Day to day systems administration of a large scale, distributed computing data analysis platform, including:
* Administration of CentOS or RHEL Linux servers
o OS configuration management with Puppet
o OS security management including patching and hardening
o Monitoring of servers with Nagios
 Triaging and remediation of alerts
 Creation of new checks based on failure conditions
o Basic performance monitoring and tuning
o OS firewall management
o Hardware maintenance including triaging warnings or failures and
* Operational management of datastore and search index systems
o Technologies include Oracle, Postgres, Cassandra, HDFS, and Elasticsearch
o Implementing, monitoring, and verification of backup procedures according to internal best practices
o Basic performance monitoring and tuning
o Database security management including patching and hardening
o Monitoring of data systems with Nagios
* Operational management of web server systems
o Technologies include Apache HTTPD and NGINX
o Web server security management including patching and hardening
o Basic configuration changes to meet changing application needs
o Monitoring of web servers with Nagios
* Participation in on-call rotation for incident triage and resolution
Desired experience:
* 4+ years of systems administration experience
o 4+ years of Linux sysadmin experience (or RHCE or equivalent)
o 2+ years of experience with the operations of 2 or more of the other technologies noted above (Oracle/Postgres/Elasticsearch/Hadoop/NGINX/Apache/Cassandra) (or relevant certifications)

**BECAUSE THIS OPPORTUNITY IS IN DIRECT SUPPORT OF THE US GOVERNMENT, AN ACTIVE US SECRET/TOP SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE IS REQUIRED**

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.
 

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