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Linux System Engineer SME

Sterling, Virginia · Government/Military
Founded in 2009, RSC2, Inc. is a Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified HUBZone Professional Services company headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. RSC2 provides breakthrough expertise, support services, and technologies to make operations, programs and systems of record perform better. Our professional staff is trained to provide world-class services to all types of customers. We uphold the integrity and quality of our work so you can expect only the best from us.

We are looking for a Linux System Engineer SME to join our growing company!

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Install new or rebuild existing servers, services and storage in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Develop and maintain installation, configuration and security procedures.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Responsible for team leadership to provide daily system monitoring, security, server health, resources, log management of all Linux systems
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related technical field. MA/MS is preferred.
  • 15 years of hands on experience working in an enterprise environment as a Senior Linux Engineer.
  • Team Lead or SME job related history
  • RHCE certification is a requirement
  • Knowledge of Red Hat management and provisioning solutions
  • Strong knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6/7/8 Administration
  • Strong experience with Red Hat Ansible Automation
  • Strong experience with SELinux configuration and administration
  • Experience with JBoss Enterprise Application Platform a plus
  • Experience with Splunk IT Infrastructure monitoring and Event Log Management is a plus
  • Experience with VMware vCenter and vSphere virtualization solutions is a plus
  • Knowledge of FISMA and NIST security guidance and controls
  • Experience applying DISA STIG compliance controls to secure systems
  • Experience with Python and bash scripting
  • Ability to keep up with current technology trends
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Individual contributor than can influence consensus for a large cross functional team
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance
Work Location: On-site at Sterling, VA
Employment Type: Full-Time, Salary-Exempt
Benefits Package: We offer a top tier benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, employer matching retirement plan, and more!

**COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Statement: As a federal contractor in compliance with Executive Order 14042, effective November 1, 2021, all positions will require successful candidates to obtain and show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination (or medical/religious exemption) on the first day of employment. RSC2, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who cannot be vaccinated.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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