Linux Systems Engineer
Agilex Technologies - Chantilly, VA

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Agilex
is looking for a System Engineer with expertise in both Storage
solutions and Linux Operating Systems to join our consulting team.
Qualified candidates will be providing support for the stand up of large
and complex solutions and the subsequent migration of large, complex
and highly available applications to this new environment. This
position requires an extremely dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic
individual who enjoys working in fast-paced environments and can work
across a range of technologies. This position will require a
significant amount of documentation and coordination with external teams
and vendors. Experience working in Federal Government environments is
preferred.

Qualifications

Agilex
Technologies is looking for a Linux System Engineer to join our
consulting team. Qualified candidates will be standing up and
provisioning IT systems and storage operations for complex systems
requiring high levels of reliability and performance. This position
requires an extremely dynamic and enthusiastic individual who enjoys
working in fast-paced environments. Experience working in Federal
Government environments is preferred.

Ability to lead projects to their successful and timely completion with minimal supervision.
5-10
years of progressively senior Linux systems administration experience
(systems hardware and software). Oracle Enterprise Linux preferred
although Redhat is acceptable.
Linux networking skills including TCP/UDP protocols
Linux performance tuning proficiency
Shell and/or Perl scripting skills
Demonstrated experience in documenting environment and processes (example: disaster recovery plan)
Experience with monitoring tools and their implementation
Excellent time management and communication skills
Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks on a tight schedule while providing first rate operational support
Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge and implement new technologies
B.S. degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent industry experience
Server virtualization: OVMM preferred. Any virtualization experience will be considered
Network engineering concepts such as 802.1q, port channeling and trunking related to server virtualization
Familiarity with the following software packages: Apache HTTP Server, Weblogic, Informatica PowerCenter, and Oracle Database
Familiarity with high availability technologies: Red Hat Enterprise Linux cluster, Weblogic clustering, Oracle RAC
Enterprise backup design and implementation
Experience with load balancers such as F5 Big-IP LTM and GTM
Experience
working within an environment committed to industry best practices
including software lifecycle management, change control, documentation,
security and regulatory compliance
A minimum 5 years of IT experience in a highly available web hosting environment or federal government environment.
Understanding of the concepts of a "cloud" architecture.
Must have in-depth knowledge of Red Hat Linux 5.2 and 5.3 running on 32-bit and 64-bit hardware.
Expert
knowledge of Linux administration required; For example, file and share
permissions, user administration, security, networking and storage
administration
Leadership in Developing, Planning and executing our Linux and Storage DR procedures
Experience with Oracle Exalogic and Exadata highly desirable
Experience with InfiniBand and its associated protocols highly desirable
Redhat certification (RHCSA or RHCE) a strong plus

Professional Requirements

Professional consulting experience and background required
Proven strong innovative and analytical ability with extensive implementation experience
Must be a team player and have excellent written and oral communication skills
Must
be fully competent to work under general direction on complex projects
usually on specific assigned projects, issues and problems. Several
projects will usually be active at the same time, so the ability to
multitask is essential to success for this position
May require scheduled and unscheduled off-hours work

EDUCATION: Must have a B.S. in Computer Science or related area of study and be eligible to work in the United States

CLEARANCE: United States Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Public Trust Suitability.

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