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Senior Red Hat/Linux Engineer

Kelly Services
Washington, DC 20020
**Senior Red Hat/Linux Engineer**


Kelly Government Solutions is hiring for a Senior Red Hat/Linux Engineer on a government contract with our customer in Washington, DC. This is a contract to hire assignment.

*This position will initially be remote in nature, but eventually will be on-site.*

**Job Description**

The **Senior RedHat/Linux Engineer** will provide Operations Support and leadership for a production operation managing all aspects of operations, including the monitoring, resolution, administration, engineering and cloud migration of a large-scale production environment.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate business and technical knowledge and will mentor and train team members in Linux systems and application administration. This role is essential to ensuring the health, uptime, and performance of our clients hosted services, which rely on an infrastructure of Linux (RedHat) and Windows hosts that require 24/7 uptime.


+ Provide Linux/RedHat Operations support, Administration and Azure Cloud migration Engineering.

+ Provide leadership for operations support team of engineers and administrators (Linux, Windows, Network, and Oracle).

+ Collaborate with DevOps team to roll out and automate configuration and release of builds to production.

+ Develop tools and scripts to assist with routine maintenance tasks.

+ Manage Linux and related open source systems (Ansible, Puppet,

+ RedHat Satellite, Apache, MySQL, etc.).

+ Plan and support the implementation of major architectural changes.

+ Maintain site servers and hosted web applications and ensure uptime and website responsiveness.

+ Proactive and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolution of issues.

+ Maintain documentation of systems and processes.

+ Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.

+ Oversight of infrastructure including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools.

+ Ability to see potential issues and proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure accessibility.

+ Monitor and test performance of applications, foreseeing potential bottlenecks and identifying possible solutions.

+ Continual maintenance of security, including backup and redundancy strategies.

+ Competency in writing and maintaining custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower downtime due to required human intervention.

+ Consistently and successfully provide 2nd and 3rd level support.

**Required Skills/Qualifications:**

+ **Must have Active Secret clearance**

+ BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a similar field.

+ Minimum 10 years of related technical experience, including installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Linux/RedHat based environments.

+ Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA).

+ Experience with automation software (e.g., Ansible, Puppet, Chef).

+ Proven scripting skills (Linux shell scripts & Windows scripts).

+ Strong networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP).

**Preferred Skills/Qualifications:**

+ Three (3) years of experience managing a project supporting both major help desk and network support activities.

+ Microsoft AZURE certification.

+ Hands-on experience in help desk management.

+ Hands-on experience in network management.

+ Certified CCNA.

+ Certified MCSE.

+ Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification.

+ Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP certification.

Please email Drew Rogers at if you are interested, and well set up a quick phone interview to discuss further.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-25

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