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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 2/2/2017

All Clarksburg, MD

Clarksburg, MD
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree
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Thales Defense & Security Inc. in Clarksburg Maryland seeks to hire an Linux Systems Engineer (IT Network Engineer - Linux).

The Linux Systems Engineer role is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the in-house Linux systems that support core product development and engineering organizational functions. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all Linux operating systems.","Provide Linux System Administration function for the Business Critical Servers.
Provide Basic networking administration.
Provide support to Linux based desktops to support our development environment.
Provide support to the virtualization environment
Support other tools that may be used in the company

In depth (4+ years) experience of Redhat or CentOs Linux administration, including system design, configuration, maintenance, upgrade and administration.
Basic networking experience.
Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
Experience in troubleshooting server issues related to systems and applications running on Linux.
Experience with system patching and backups in a Linux environment.
Strong experience/knowledge of virtualization.
Understanding of Java Heap source, metrics and memory
Experience running Linux based systems in a Windows environment.
Scripting skills (e.g., Perl, Python, shell scripting, Bash).
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to learn other systems so help support the company.
Excellent teamwork skills, result oriented and self-motivated.
Must be a US citizen.
Ability to obtain Security clearance.

Additional Qualifications Preferred but not required

Bachelor's degree
MDM product knowledge a plus.
Wireless network technologies
Knowledge of DNS and DHCP
Red Hat Certifications
Basic knowledge of storage systems

Please submit your resume.

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefit package that includes 401(k), paid vacation and holidays. Pre-Employment screening required.

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.


Additional Benefits

Tuition reimbursement up to $6,000 yearly.
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