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Systems Administrator - III
Ref No.: 17-21559
Location: Ashburn, Virginia
Lead Tech System Engineer
Responsibilities
A System Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day system management of the security infrastructure. This infrastructure is used 24x7 to monitor and management the security of our customers. You will stay on top of recent system administration developments, work as part of a team of other System Engineers handling automation, configuration, deployment, patching, backups, auditing, and other such tasks. As system engineer you need to interact on a daily basis with other departments like development and the operational team.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science / MIS field or equivalent experience
At least 3 years of Linux\Unix administration experience, including the security aspects of these operating systems
Good knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, routing)
Capable and willing to acquire in-depth knowledge of open source and proprietary software which is used to deliver service to our customers.
Experience with scripting (Unix shell scripts, Perl, python, etc.)
Knowledge of SSH, NFS, DNS, LDAP, Kerberos and other commonly used protocols in system administration
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Ability to follow strict procedures and be disciplined in installation, documentation, event handling, and change control
Ability to work occasional off hours as well as part of a 24x7 on-call rotation
Ability to adapt to changing goals based on customer demands and market conditions
Ability to learn new technologies quickly as needed
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to build positive working relationships with internal and external users and customers
Ability to obtain a US government clearance

Desired:
Experience with enterprise virtualization products (VMware, Hyper-V, KVM, etc.)
Experience with IT automation products (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt, etc.)
Experience with Big Data OSS products (Hadoop, ElasticSearch, Flume, etc.)
Experience with Enterprise storage products (NetApp, EMC, etc.)
Experience with compliance standards (ISO, SAE16, FISMA, HIPPA, etc.)