UNIX Engineer (Remote)

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ45338

Travel Required: 10-25%
Job Description

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide.

Job Description:

This is a hands-on Senior UNIX Engineer position, addressing tasks to provide network operations support to the Infrastructure Operations Team. This position is responsible for managing the operational posture of the Enterprise server and interconnections to attached storage (NAS, SAN, and Flash Storage types) and supports incident, change and request cases submitted to the UNIX Team for resolution. Responsibilities require managing the functionality and efficiency of multiple computer operating systems (OS), primarily Linux and UNIX.  Duties may include installing and configuring physical or virtual servers (on premise or cloud-based), setting up administrator and service accounts, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space using manufacturer best practices and Enterprise Systems Management toolsets.

Supports proactive monitoring of components and systems, analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.  Evaluates and installs software during various phases of testing.  Reviews and prepares documentation for systems, tests, and software installation.  Initiates preventive maintenance on the Oss, as well as repair to system/environment problems.  Administers and/or oversees systems/environment solutions for multiple projects with varying schedules which are critical to the success of programs.  Supports execution/maintenance of the program management plan.  Strong task ownership, from identification through resolution and validation of Operational issues.

This role also serves as the Application Hosting team’s technical liaison to the application owners, middleware, network, and security teams with respect to web-based application integration support.  In doing such, the position oversees the operation/maintenance and documentation of Apache webserver configurations, performs SSL certificate installations and renewals, and web server security hardening.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.