Linux Infrastructure Engineer

Chantilly, VA, 1099, W2

We are looking for a NMS Linux Infrastructure Engineer. The position is on site within a sponsored facility. The position does not require travel; however, the candidate is expected to be in the office five days per week during customer business hours. A highly motivated candidate must be able to work independently and with local and geographically diverse team members using effective time management skills to meet deliverable timelines.


  • Engineer and support the rapidly evolving Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) common service requirements for mission critical network management systems and applications
  • Patch and maintain server builds
  • Coordinate and manage patching repositories in offline environments to ensure timely vulnerability patching
  • Build and deploy automated server and workstation builds across an enterprise infrastructure with environments that are logically separated
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware/software issues, restoring the environment to an operational state with minimal downtime, performing root cause analysis, and providing a forward leaning mitigation strategy
  • Research emerging technologies to determine impact on application/system integration and execution
  • Collaborate with developers/engineers across disciplines to define customer and system requirements and then design a solution that meets the current requirements and is scalable to meet future enterprise requirements
  • Continuous improvement and process optimization as well as soliciting feedback from operations to simplify and enhance processes they use
  • Common security requirement implementation and scanning automation tools with ability to evaluate and properly configure security compliance requirements


  • TS/SCI CI Poly Clearance
  • Possess a degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a doctorate and 8 years, a master’s and 10 years, a bachelor’s and 12 years, an associates and 14 years or a HS diploma and 16 years.
  • Compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2
  • Understanding of all phases of the software and system development lifecycle and the ability to comprehend user business needs and concerns and integrate that understanding with technical skills
  • Strong Unix/Linux system knowledge and administrator experience providing RHEL 7.x through 9.x platform and administrative support as well as operating system management and troubleshooting
  • Scripting and command line experience in automating routine tasks
  • Design and administration experience using Red Hat products such as Satellite, Ansible and containerization
  • Experience building and deploying automated server and workstation builds across an enterprise infrastructure with environments that are logically separated
  • Experience with proactive monitoring concepts, including experience configuring and deploying network and systems monitoring (i.e., SNMP, Splunk, Nessus, etc.)
  • Enterprise VM-based computing and competencies of systems including Fault tolerance, High availability, Scalability and Capacity planning, Data center organization, and Backup & Recovery
  • Familiarity with Encryption, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Anti-Virus, VPNs, SSL

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