• Linux Systems Engineer, Lead

    Location US-WOOD - Arlington, VA/Washington, DC
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/2/2018 9:54 AM)
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    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring Linux System Engineer, Lead to join our team in Arlington, VA. The Linux Systems Engineer you will support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.


    • Working on new technologies, while remaining security conscience and accustom to working on site with customers
    • Must work individually on projects while being involved in larger projects as a tea effort with minimal supervision of the lead systems engineer
    • Leading a team in design and implementation of COTS based solutions on single instances or across clustered devices
    • Support the development of system security documentation on both new and deployed solutions
    • Develop new systems solution for production while remaining on the Operations and Maintenance team for previous deployed systems



    Must have a Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred

    • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field.
    • Eight (8) years of directly relevant experience
    • Must have experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux with in-depth knowledge of OS installation, security hardening and maintenance
    • Experience with administration and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 servers to include installation, configuration, optimization, backup & recovery
    • Experience with Linux performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying and resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc.
    • Experience using fundamentals of Linux scripting languages for automation tasks ad deployments. Bash Shell, python & Kickstart technologies
    • Integration & implementation experience with various services, LDAP, Samba, NFS, Bind, Apache, and other core technologies
    • Experience with Red Hat Satellite Server, Puppet, chef or Ansible

    Desired Skills:

    • Knowledge of full lifecycle of performing requirements analysis, requirements definition, functional analysis, system design, systems integration and test
    • Ability to work on physical and virtual (VMware) RHEL servers form scratch
    • Ability to deploy and integrate new applications that may be requested
    • Capable of learning new applications that run on Linux quickly for testing and deployment
    • Familiarity of configuration management
    • Experience working on agile development environment
    • Experience with software development using JAVA, RESTful services is a plus
    • Comfortable with multilevel security systems, SELinux, and/or Cross Domain Solutions is a plus
    • Experience with data orchestration software such s Apache NiFior StreamSets is a plus
    • Experience with distributed compute environments such as Hadoop is a plus
    • Experience with technical implementation projects

    Desired Certifications:

    • CISSP
    • PMP certification is a plus


    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



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