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Jr. Linux Systems Engineer

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, March 25, 2024

ECS is seeking a Jr. Linux Systems Engineer to work in our Fairfax, VA office.

Job Description:

ECS Federal is seeking a Jr. Linux Systems Engineer to work in our Fairfax, VA office.

This position will be supporting our Field Service Operations program and will require experience building and troubleshooting Linux Systems as well as integrating containerized technologies. The ideal candidate should have familiarity with RHEL and be willing to learn Docker/Kubernetes. Experience working with Multicast Video is beneficial but not required. The candidate will work with a cross functional team of other Linux Systems Engineers, Project Managers, and Software Developers to build, assess, and deploy a variety of software and hardware products globally.

The Junior Linux Systems Engineer should have familiarity with designing/architecting enterprise scale systems incorporating a variety of components (COTS, GOTS, & Open Source) and supporting integration efforts. This individual performs in a multidisciplinary team environment with tight deadlines. The successful candidate is initiative-taking, eager to implement modern and emerging technologies, and thrives working alongside a cross functional team of technical professionals.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Documenting and reporting system discrepancies and efforts to reconciliate.
  • Support a team of Engineers permanently deployed to several CONUS and OCONUS locations.
  • Perform security baselining Manage containerized applications.
  • Provide technical briefs to Government/SETA representatives.
  • Generate technical documentation, architectures, and after-action reports.
  • Troubleshoot Linux systems deployed in development and production environments.
  • Communicate effectively within the Intelligence Community and DoD.
  • Conduct cyclical inventory and maintain account of Program hardware.
  • Ability to lift equipment up to 50 pounds in weight.

We are a rapidly growing company that considers our employees to be our most important asset. People truly are number one at ECS. We are situated in Merrifield, VA -- well positioned for most commutes in the Northern Virginia area. Our newly renovated office spaces are first class and provide an inspirational environment. We offer opportunities for telework and have some of the most interesting, advanced IT business in the DC area. ECS has extraordinary customers who are thought and action leaders in the AI/ML field. We offer highly competitive compensation and benefits to the right person for this key position.

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering, a related Information Technology Field, or 3 years of Linux systems engineering.
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Active DoD 8570 AIT Level II Certification or ability to achieve within 60-days of hire.
  • (https://public.cyber.mil/wid/cwmp/dod-approved-8570-baseline-certifications/)
  • Experience utilizing containerization technologies (e.g. Docker) and orchestration frameworks (e.g. Kubernetes).
  • An individual with ability to work and collaborate with a software development team.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% To CONUS/OCONOUS locations.

Desired Skills:

  • TS/SCI (+CI Poly) security clearance.
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA).
  • Experience working with OpenShift Container Platform.
  • Experience Implementing Risk Management Framework (RMF) best practices and procedures.
  • Experience designing, deploying, and supporting enterprise level systems.
  • Experience developing Architecture and Data Flow Diagrams using graphing programs (e.g. Visio).
  • Experience working with multicast video transmission.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.