Linux Systems Engineer

1 week ago
Noblis NSP
Requisition #
Regular Employee
Full Time
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Job Category
Systems Engineering


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.



Join an exciting program involved in studying cutting edge technologies in beating our adversaries. The Senior Linux System Engineer is part of the Infrastructure Team supporting enterprise systems.  You will work with colleagues providing the foundation for a government agency who produces larger infrastructures and services.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have an ACTIVE TS CLEARANCE
  • Experience in FreeIPA Identity Manager including its role as a Root/Certificate Authority
  • Experience in deploying and supporting CentOS, Red Hat, and Debian operating systems
  • Have used and managed virtual operating system products like KVM and OpenNebula
  • Strong process background with a focus on iterative or agile development practices
  • Design, present, and lead deployment of technical projects
  • Troubleshooting difficult problems, sharing knowledge and mentoring others
  • A desire and aptitude to program and script in bash and perl
  • Excellent analytical and problems solving skills
  • Design, implement, and maintain rapidly in a Linux infrastructure
  • Must be able to support all areas of infrastructure/systems and hardware/software
  • Support core Linux applications like HIVE/HADOOP/HDFS, BRO, ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kafka, BASH, Python, Zookeeper
  • Automate routine system configuration task using tools such as Puppet, Ambari, Ansible, Chef


Desired Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree and 10 years of professional work experience, or a master's degree and 7 years of professional work experience
  • Comfortable with version control tools like Git, GitLab
  • Experience with system monitoring tools such as Nagios
  • Have exposure to networking (Dell, Juniper)
  • An ability to provision and establish VPNs
  • An understanding of database management systems such as MySQL


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