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    Opportunity: Linux System Engineer/Administrator (#RQ14755) @ CSRA -- Bethesda, MD (US)
    Submitted by Dr. David Pot; posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018


    CSRA has an opportunity for an experienced Linux Engineer/Administrator to help drive the support of the NIH Biomedical Translational Research Information System (BTRIS) program.

    As the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector, CSRA is where you can come to be successful. Join a collaborative team, solving customer issues and accessing an array of resources for your success. Take advantage of tremendous opportunities as you help us chart our path to industry leadership, and tap into our collective 90+ year heritage. CSRA represents the coming together – figuratively and literally – of two outstanding companies: the North American Public Sector business of CSC, and SRA. Join us and watch your career take flight.

    This position is in support of the NIH Biomedical Translational Research Information System (BTRIS) program. The Linux Engineer/Administrator will utilize Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for approximately 60 servers and evaluate products and upgrades for appropriateness, while overseeing and implementing system upgrade strategies. CSRA is proud to be an integral part of the team that helps run the IT functions of the hospital at the NIH.


    • Assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions
    • Coordinate activities with other technical personnel as appropriate and develop and analyze highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance.
    • Develop strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application
    • Monitor system maintenance and provides appropriate recommendations, when required
    • Research current systems technology and serves as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures


    • In-depth knowledge of and a minimum of 5 years hands-on Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) experience
    • Two years experience with PKI Infrastructures, server certificates, Certificate Authority, Secure DNS (DNS SEC), systemd and daemon
    • Five years experience installing Certificates, security, systems patches, and application configuration changes
    • Able to install and maintain the Linux Server operating system and various Linux applications and services such as Apache, TomCat, Kerberos, LDAP, Active Directory Puppet, Satellite Server, Bind, and Postfix, Bash, Python scripting
    • One year experience/knowledge of JIRA, Jenkins, Docker, and GIT
    • Thorough understanding and workings of Server protocols including, NTP, SMTP, SFTP, and email routing
    • Thorough understanding and workings of incident handling protocols, PII, Server network procedures, and classified information handling
    • BS in a related field and five years related experience or the equivalent or a MS and three years related experience or the equivalent


    • Ansible, Chef and similar tools
    • Experience with Windows Enterprise Servers and Active Directory


    Bethesda, MD


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