KEYW Corporation

  • Linux Systems Engineer

    Job Locations 10 months ago(9/21/2017 9:55 AM)
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  • Responsibilities

    Primary duties include:


    • Performing systems administration, maintenance, and engineering in multiple large enterprise server environments (Linux, Red Hat, CentOS)
    • Provide technical guidance in software engineering techniques and automated support tools.
    • Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional activities.
    • Prepare required documentation, including both program-level and user level documentation.
    • Assist in establishing standards for information systems procedures.
    • Provide operational pager/phone duty support.
    • Complete day to day Operations & Maintenance tasks.
    • Perform operating system software updates, upgrades and patches.
    • Perform technical evaluations, analysis and troubleshooting for all supported servers in response to help desk tickets including, server failures, full systems outages and troubleshooting
    • Assist in server maintenance and special projects, during extended work hours.
    • Attend TEMs to discuss and agree upon MOAs, ensuring MOA is within scope of supporting teams’ work.
    • Support customer in the development and maintenance of systems baseline.
    • Assess server loads and work with Technical Leads on developing tuning recommendations.
    • Additional duties as assigned.


    Required Skills:

    • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of relevant experience in Linux (Red Hat, CentOS).
    • 12 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
    • Must be able to support Monday - Friday and on a team covering core hours between 9:00am - 3:00pm.

    Desired Skills:

    • RHCSA or RHCE certifications a plus.
    • Experience with provisioning tools and Centrify.
    • Experience with Puppet, PHP, Cloud Foundry, Cloud computing including Paas, IaaS and SaaS is a plus.


    • Minimum Bachelor's degree.

    Clearance Requirement:

    • Active TS/SCI Polygraph clearance is required.

    KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


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