Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux Systems Engineer

Clearance Level
None
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ45352

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team. GDIT is seeking a Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux  Systems Engineer for the team on the FDIC infrastructure program in Arlington, VA.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] mission is to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial systems by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for up to $250,000; by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the account and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. GDIT provides the day-to-day operational services to FDIC in support of infrastructure, facilities, hardware, software, and systems. GDIT supports operational security, client support/help desk, data center operations, asset management, and systems engineering service areas. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment.  The FDIC team provides support to a plethora of cutting-edge technologies across the IT spectra. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment. Employees are tasked with developing and deploying innovative solutions to meet business requirements - not managing day to day, same technology operations.

Level of Clearance Required: U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background to obtain an agency specific Public Trust.

The Senior Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux  Systems is responsible for developing and maintaining processes for an App, Web, and Database tier and will work closely with various development teams to understand and analyze the application components and their build, deployment and dependency requirements, and develop the DevOps solutions using the enterprise standard tools and best practices. The engineer will maintain a strong focus on automation leveraging ServiceNow Orchestration, self-service, rapid feedback, continuous improvement and leveraging best practices throughout infrastructure lifecycle.  Though the position is 8-5 M-F, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed. Successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate technical skills and Engineering attitude for success, dedication and commitment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with application integration and troubleshooting in this infrastructure for a complex application environment, including management of dependencies on services, platforms, and other applications for on premise and cloud ready services..
  • Research, design and develop automation method to support the platform provisioning, maintenance and operations of large-scale products and services.
  • Familiarity with web-based technologies, including but not limited to, reverse proxy servers, SSL certificate configuration, three-tier architecture, service oriented architecture,
  • Familiarity with web-servers, including but not limited to JBoss, WebLogic, & Apache Tomcat in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with implementation and maintenance of Linux Containers and Docker
  • Collaborate with solution architecture to devise infrastructure solutions most suitable to meet system requirements
  • Develop best practices, operational procedures and design documentation
  • Plan and coordinate system utilization, and performs growth analysis and capacity planning
  • Experience supporting mission critical, 24x7 systems;

Required Skills:

  • BS or equivalent and twelve years , nine years specialized related experience, or MS and ten years IT experience, nine years specialized
  • Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments
  • Experience with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages (BASH, PERL, Python)
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, or Apache, or MySQL, or nginx, etc.
  • Experience maintaining Linux patch management platforms such as (RedHat Satellite, Foreman, Spacewalk)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

It would be great if you also had these desired active certificates:

  • Experience with configuration management tools, such as Puppet or Chef
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • ServiceNow Certified System Administrator (CSA)


This position is not yet funded.

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General Dynamics Information Technology 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.

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.