The Vanguard 2.2.1 contract is seeking a Linux Systems Engineer/Platform Developer to support the Office of Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology within the Bureau of Information Resource Management for the Department of State. The customer is seeking a motivated individual with a background in System Administration to manage a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment hosted in Amazon Web Services and to manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of systems which may be mainframe, mini, or client/server based. We are a team of “doers” with a bias towards action and have a proven track record of implementing innovative technology solutions to solve complex challenges. Our team believes in the importance of usability, user experience, and design within our applications. We’re breaking the stereotype of clunky government applications by using modern design and project management tools, such rapid prototyping and agile development methodologies, to build and customize solutions that are easy to use and effective at meeting their business objectives.
Position may offer telework during Covid-19, but may be called onsite at any time by customer.
As a Linux Systems Engineer/Platform Developer, you will work with a team to manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of systems which may be mainframe, mini, or client/server based. Plan and monitor the optimizing of system operation and resource utilization and perform systems capacity analysis and planning. Plan and monitor assistance to users in accessing and using business systems. The candidate must be a forward-thinking Linux System Administrator/Architect to support the modernization, deployment, configuration, security, and operation of Enterprise Information Technology infrastructure for a variety of customers and application workloads.
The role operates in an Agile / Scrum environment. It requires a solid understanding of the full software lifecycle, including functional requirement gathering, design and development, automated testing of software applications, and documenting requirements and technical specifications. In this position, you will be a contributor to the technical solutions discussions and primary party responsible for the system documentation required by our clients.
Required Education & Experience