UNIX Administrator

Location: Norther VA area, VA
Date Posted: 08-17-2018
We have a client that is currently searching for a Systems Engineer. All candidates who possess the knowledge, skills and can execute all duties/tasks and responsibilities as listed in the labor category description. Additionally, the candidate must meet all mandatory skills specifically listed in conjunction, or in addition to, the details in the labor category description. The desired skills are a list of preferable skills the candidate may possess but are not required to execute the work. Before proposing a candidate, vendors should take note of the overall work description in order to gauge what skill level is being sought by the customer as well as the trade-off standard for the position.
The division provides support in the areas of data extraction, transformation and load (ETL), data mapping, data extraction, analytical support, operational support, database support, application development and associated maintenance of production systems. Team members work in a multitasking, quick-paced, dynamic, process-improvement environment that requires experience with the principles of large-scale (Terabytes) database and application development, large-scale file manipulation, data modeling, data mapping, data testing, data quality, and documentation preparation. The division directly supports Data Scientists and Analysts by designing and engineering systems to meet exponential increases in digital data.
Required skills...
  • Demonstrated experience with System Monitoring/Management tools, such as Nagvis, IPMI, Puppet, Splunk, Nagios.
  • Demonstrated experience performing Linux system administration, Linux engineering and Linux security engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services across the following services, EC2, S3, Networking.
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting languages, such as Ruby on Rails, Python or Java.
  • Demonstrated experience engineering end-to-end system build efforts with proven ability to work with other engineers to meet immediate customer’s needs.
  • Demonstrated experience designing, engineering, and implementing automated patch management of Linux environments specifically in AWS.
  • Demonstrated experience building infrastructure using AWS API command line interfaces to interact with AWS Services.
  • Demonstrated experience securing Windows/Linux environments utilizing the latest in security best practices while meeting immediate mission demands.
Desired skills...
  • Demonstrated experience or a working knowledge of HADOOP ecosystem to include deployment and administration.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a continuous code deployment environment. 
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