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Requisition Number 19-0053
Post Date 4/17/2019
Title Linux Systems Administrator Team Lead
City Rockville
State MD
Description Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide technical direction to team members to achieve organizational goals
• Manage team work assignments and coverage
• Provide reports to management
• Represent team in organizational meetings
• Assist in interviewing/screening additional hires
• Hands-on provisioning of services, monitoring, upgrading hardware and software, configuration management and understanding and maintaining peripheral services and software
• Provide technical solutions to a wide range of problems and user requests through an established trouble ticketing system.
• Develop and maintain custom tools in Puppet, Python, Perl, Ruby, and Bash to automate the UNIX infrastructure
• Install, configure and maintain CentOS and associated applications in an automated Puppet environment
• Perform standard administration tasks (packaging, OS installs, patch management)
• Provide UNIX support to agency’s internal developers and researchers.

Requirements Required Qualifications:

• Demonstrated significant experience in Linux Systems Administration (5+ years)
• Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation in at least two of these scripting languages: Bash, Ruby, Python or Perl
• Former team lead or leadership experience
• Comfortable within Linux or UNIX CLI operating environments
• Highly versed in Linux administration and best practices
• Experienced with automated configuration management (Puppet, Chef, etc.; Puppet is preferred)
• General understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc.)
• General understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, FTP, NFS, etc.)
• Experienced with configuration management tools
• Comfortable dealing with users possessing varying levels of IT knowledge
• Team player who is equally productive under minimum supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experienced in large, highly available Linux environments
• Familiar with enterprise network architectures
• Familiarity with large, complex Linux environments
• Experience with Git
• Experienced supporting large web applications environment (current environment has 3.5 million users per day)
• Knowledge of Cloud technology such as AWS and GCP
• Prior experience supporting a Federal agency in a government contracting environment
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