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Linux System Administrator/Test Engineer

Company: Perspecta
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Job Description:

Business Group Highlights

Perspecta LabsPerspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers' unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.
Responsibilities

Linux System Administrator and Test Engineer--Years of experience 3-10--Perspecta Labs in Silver Spring, MD is looking for a full-time Linux System Administrator and Test Engineer. This position supports day-to-day Information Technology (IT) operations for Perspecta Labs. The position includes configuration and management of both unclassified and classified IT assets in addition to test engineering on multiple unclassified and classified projects. The candidate will be part of a small team of system and network engineers performing administrative functions for the maintenance, testing, upgrading, and troubleshooting of Perspecta Labs' IT infrastructure. The Linux Test Engineer responsibilities would include performing automation and orchestration scripting (Python/Bash) for performing test and validation functions on existing and future contracts as well as maintenance of contract assets. The position requires on-site work in the Silver Spring, Maryland location.--Job Responsibilities:

Manage IT Server RoomsEnsure network and computer infrastructure remain available during production hoursPerform program data backupsIdentify root-causes of operational issues and process inefficienciesProvide reports and documentationInstall hardware and software as requiredMonitor security logs for violations and anomalous events; report information security concerns and problems when necessaryContinuously maintain a thorough understanding of all configurations, architecture, installed software, accounts (both Operating System and Application), data flows, ports, protocols, and other relevant data for each IT SystemWork with project members on designing, implementing, maintaining, and running software and hardware test beds
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
B.S. degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Security, or Information Technology - or equivalent applied experience.Experience with Cyber Security, Information Assurance, or Information System Security3-10 years of working experience with Linux/Unix (desktop and server), network configuration, firewall configuration, system maintenance, and system complianceminimum of 3 years of experience with scripting (Bash/Python)Experience with containers (docker) and virtualization (Xen, VMware, VirtualBox)Experience with orchestration technologies (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)Experience with networking concepts (DNS,DHCP,SSL,VPN,TCP/IP)Experience in test engineering (testing methodologies, CI/CD)Experience in troubleshooting in a multi-user, high availability environmentExperience in maintaining inventory and tracking IT assetsExperience in computer repair (desktop and server), troubleshooting, configuration, deployment, and liquidationAbility to troubleshoot and analyze a problem independentlySelf-motivated to solve complex problemsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsProven ability to work successfully with limited supervisionCurrent DoD TS clearanceDesired Skills
Experience with system architecture and system design modeling toolsExperience conducting technical trade studies and assessmentsTS/SCI Clearance
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About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds.-- Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.--Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.--Perspecta is an----Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.--As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision--Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision--The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.-- However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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