Linux System Engineer/Administrator - Platform Solutions Team

Location: Manassas, VA, United States
Date Posted: 05-24-2016
Our Client is looking for an experienced Linux / DevOps engineer to join the newly formed Platform Engineering team that will define and deliver the next generation computing platform on Linux and other open source software. The platform will support a continuous delivery model for our mission critical business applications consistent with industry best practices.
• Enable DevOps and bi-modal IT focused on stability and agility.
• Automate computing platform delivery to support entire service lifecycle, from design, development, and to production.
• Write shell scripts and use Ansible on everything that can be automated such as spinning up a virtual machine and integrating services required by the application.
• Evaluate new cloud and open source technologies and evolving business requirements.
• Ensure security at all infrastructure, operating system, and application layers.
• 10+ years proven experience designing and delivering high-availability mission-critical computing production environments.
• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other IT related degree.
• Minimum of 10 years expertise in LINUX system administration, preferred RHEL environment using Red Hat core capabilities (Satellite, Puppet, etc.).
• Linux bash shell and Python scripting, Ansible, and Git.
• Experience in managing bare metal and virtual machines/instances. RHEV and VMware/esxi.
• Experience with cloud technologies concepts and implementation of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) Openstack, Amazon AWS, and Microsoft Azure.
• Experience in platform as a service (PaaS) implementations based on Cloud Foundry (Pivotal CF and IBM Bluemix) and OpenShift (Red Hat). Must be proficient in systems engineering including storage, networking, and security.
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