IT Engineer V (Systems Engineer)

Location: Reston, VA

Assist in the effort to provide secure, stable, and scalable solutions on various Linux distributions.

Design, implementation, configuration, and administration of Linux systems to support various applications

Support and automate tasks using scripts, Ansible, Shell, and other methodologies.

Monitor and manage infrastructure. Create policy and documentation when necessary

Provide best practices and recommendations

Ability to work occasional nights and weekends to deal with outages and maintenance windows.

Be a team player. Share knowledge. Be open, honest, and have a positive attitude


Desired Skills/Qualifications:

7+ years of experience as a systems engineer

Familiarity with both traditional and emerging system architectures (e.g., three tier, web services, micro-services, etc.)

Application development experience preferred in one or more high-level languages

Ability to automate workflows through scripting or other technologies such as Ansible.

Demonstrated understanding of IT management, administration, applications and system development lifecycles within a substantial IT environment.

Experience with AWS cloud implementations deployment and support of REST Web Services in a cloud environment.

Preferred Proficiency in Cloud technologies. AWS Solutions Architect and/or AWS Developer Certification(s).

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in Engineering, deploying, and supporting enterprise-level Applications


Nice to Have Skills:            

UNIX/LINUX administration experience

Deployment experience in Docker/Kubernetes on AWS (using AWS EKS)