Kforce Systems Engineer (RHEL) in Herndon, Virginia

Kforce has a client that is searching for a Systems Engineer (RHEL) in Herndon, VA.Responsibilities:

  • Represent interests in architecture and engineering meetings across the program

  • Ensure engineering artifacts are updated and current (System; Security Architecture, etc)

  • Lead efforts (Plan/Execution/Performance) to migrate platform to cloud running on Amazon AWS

  • Identify suggestions to improve Hardware/Software (Performance/Security)

  • Assess and develop plans for proposed System/Network Changes

  • Bachelor's degree with 8 - 10 years of experience including 3 years as a software architect and 3 years of experience in RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) and expert level scripting experience using Ruby/Python/Bash

  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience supporting the software and or systems engineering discipline

  • Strong RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) experience; RHCE is a great plus

  • Strong Infrastructure and Middleware clustering, high-availability design, performance and implementation skills

  • Strong understanding of systems networking, software and hardware concepts

  • Expert level understanding of Systems Security for Public facing product

  • Expert level scripting experience using Ruby/Python/Bash

  • Strong understanding of DevOps principles and automation with Scrum/Agile and Kanban

  • Strong AWS knowledge

  • Expert level understanding of Monitoring, Reporting and Response solutions from a systems and applications perspective

  • Ability to obtain Public Trust MBI required

Desired Skills:

  • Drupal

  • Jenkins

  • New Relic

  • SOLR

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years