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Senior Linux Systems Engineer

Sterling, VA 20166

Posted: 11/10/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Category: Engineering Job Number: 22373 Pay Range: $150,000 - $165,000 DOE Remote Options:

Job Description

A computer and network security company in Sterling, VA is actively seeking a Senior Linux Systems Engineer to join their team!  They are looking for an expert-level software engineer to develop, optimize and maintain Linux enterprise servers.  You must have or be able to obtain a TS/SCI with full scope polygraph clearance to work on cutting-edge cybersecurity projects with top-level government clients.  The position comes with an attractive salary and strong bonus structure, excellent health benefits, guaranteed yearly technical training, flexible work arrangements and much more!  If you want to be at the forefront of the dynamic world of cybersecurity, don’t let this opportunity pass you by!
Pay Range:
$150,000 - $165,000 DOE

  • Perform system and software development across enterprise servers
  • Provide technical guidance in software engineering techniques and automations
  • Analyze all functional applications and design specifications
  • Assist in establishing standards for all information system procedures

  • TS/SCI with Full-Scope Polygraph clearance
  • 6+ years of experience as a systems engineer
  • Proficiency in Linux, including Red Hat and its derivatives (CentOS, RHEL, RockyOS)
  • Experience in shell scripting and manipulating the Linux command line
  • Experience providing Linux Administration support
  • Experience providing engineering infrastructure support
  • Experience with cloud computing, including PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS
  • Familiarity with CaaS (e.g., Kubernetes and OpenShift)
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Ruby, Bash, and PHP is preferred
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), CloudFormation, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure is preferred
  • Knowledge of configuration management software (e.g., Ansible, Puppet Manifests, and Foreman) is preferred
  • Experience with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack is preferred


  • Competitive salary + performance based bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • 401K plan with match
  • PTO
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Guaranteed technical training every year
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company on long-standing contracts

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