Senior Linux Engineer/REMOTE/SECRET Clearance

Philadelphia, PA

100% Remote

Full Time

$110k - $120k

Are you looking for a role 100% remote as Senior Linux Engineer?
As a Linux Engineering Specialist, you will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our Linux-based systems and infrastructure. Your expertise in Linux administration, scripting, and optimization will be essential in ensuring the reliability, security, and performance of these mission-critical applications and services.
This is a full time perm role where you must be able to hold an active secret clearance.
  • System Design and Implementation:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design Linux-based systems that meet performance, scalability, and security requirements.
  • Deploy and configure Linux servers, ensuring proper integration with existing infrastructure components.
  • System Administration:
  • Perform routine system administration tasks such as monitoring, troubleshooting, and maintaining system health.
  • Manage user accounts, permissions, and access controls on Linux servers.
  • Performance Optimization:
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and implement optimizations to enhance system responsiveness and efficiency.
  • Monitor system resource utilization and recommend hardware/software upgrades as needed.
  • Security and Compliance:
  • Implement security best practices to protect Linux systems from external threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct regular security audits and assessments to ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Automation and Scripting:
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts using languages like Bash, Python, or PowerShell to streamline repetitive tasks.
  • Create and manage configuration management tools to ensure consistent system configurations.
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery:
  • Design and implement robust backup and recovery strategies to ensure data integrity and availability in case of failures.
  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing:
  • Maintain accurate documentation for configurations, processes, and procedures.
  • Share knowledge and mentor junior team members to foster skill development within the team.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience in Linux system administration and engineering in enterprise environments.
  • Strong proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Perl.
  • In-depth understanding of networking concepts and protocols.
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization technologies (e.g., VMware, Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues independently.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Linux Professional Institute Certification, Red Hat Certified Engineer) are a plus.
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, including salary, performance-based bonuses, and comprehensive benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities. You'll have the chance to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment where your expertise will make a direct impact on our technology solutions.
  • If you're passionate about Linux engineering, enjoy tackling technical challenges, and want to contribute to the success of cutting-edge projects, we encourage you to apply and join our talented team of professionals.

Posted by: Shawna Dunleavy

Specialization: Linux / Unix