SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Linux Systems Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Public Trust

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required

Suitability:

Public Trust

Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology and CSRA have united to create the premier provider of high-tech IT solutions to the government IT market. Together as General Dynamics Information Technology, we deliver cost-effective, next-generation IT solutions and services to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies as they modernize their information systems.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] mission is to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial systems by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for up to $250,000; by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the account and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. CSRA provides the day-to-day operational services to FDIC in support of infrastructure, facilities, hardware, software, and systems. CSRA supports operational security, client support/help desk, data center operations, asset management, and systems engineering service areas. The FDIC Enterprise network provides its engineers with access to a plethora of cutting-edge technologies in the network field. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment. Engineers are tasked with developing and deploying innovative solutions to meet business requirements - not managing day to day, same technology operations.

CSRA seeks a Linux Systems Engineer for the FDIC Infrastructure team. US Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background. Though the position is 8-5 M-F, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed. Successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate technical skills and Engineering attitude for success, dedication and commitment.

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:

  • Ten plus years of experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments

  • Ten plus years of experience with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages (BASH, PERL, Python)

  • Ten plus years of experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, or Apache, or MySQL, or nginx, etc.

  • Ten plus years of experience maintaining Linux patch management platforms such as (RedHat Satellite, Foreman, Spacewalk)

  • Seven plus years of experience with configuration management tools, such as Puppet or Chef

  • Familiarity with load balancing firewalls, etc.

  • Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy

  • Experience with virtualization technologies, such as VMWare vSphere, or KVM, or Xen

  • Ability to build and monitor services on production servers

  • Familiarity with web-based technologies, including but not limited to, reverse proxy servers, SSL certificate configuration, three-tier architecture, service oriented architecture,

  • Familiarity with web-servers, including but not limited to JBoss, Weblogic, Apache Tomcat,

  • Experience with implementation and maintenance of Linux Containers and Docker

  • Knowledge of servers and switches

  • Five plus years of experience recompiling the Linux kernel

  • Experience with Active Directory, DNS or other Windows core services.

  • 3-5 with Veritas or similar clustering experience

Business Skills:

  • Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams

  • Accountable to lead and guide the completion of major programs and projects

  • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers

  • Ability to manage and/or lead cross-functional teams for Customer engagements

  • Proven success oriented professional attitude

  • BS or equivalent and nine years related experience, or MS and seven years related experience

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

It would be great if you also had these desired active certificates:

  • Linux+ (CompTIA)

  • LPIC (LPI)

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

  • Linux Foundation SysAdmin / Engineer Certification

Picture yourself in a place where your work can make a real difference in your life and the lives of those you love; where teams successfully collaborate and you have access to an array of resources to ensure your ideas can thrive. That place is CSRA - the largest provider of next-generation IT solutions and services to the U.S. government. As a CSRA employee, you get to be part of exceptional team supporting our nation’s most critical missions. We give you the tools to be successful; all you need to do is bring your best ideas, your energy and a desire to develop your skills, experience and career.

# of Openings:

1

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Arlington - 3501 N Fairfax Dr (VAC008)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

THINK NEXT. NOW.

CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.