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Linux Systems Engineer

Bluemont, VA 20135

Posted: 01/10/2019 Specialty: Data Job Number: 9106

Our direct end client has an immediate need for an experienced Linux Systems Engineer. This position offers teleworking (remote) up to two (2) days per week after 1 – 2 months of service. In this position you will be supporting a mission-critical Federal project located in Bluemont, VA. This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting and challenging team working on a “Feel Good” project.


Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be US Citizens and able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.


  • Configure and maintain RedHat Linux systems, including routine and complex administration, security, patching, firewall, antivirus, backup/restore, etc.
  • Create technical documentation
  • Perform Architectural Decisions, Design Points, Tools Deployment Plan, Risks, Technology Strategy
  • Participate and perform code/configurations reviews and STIGs
  • Participate in requirements definition and review


  • 5+ years of UNIX/Linux (RedHat) administration
    • Experience standing up new servers
    • Server - Patching
    • Putting O/S on to VMware
    • Preparing Servers of Applications Team
    • Troubleshooting Servers
    • Server Administration
    • Backup & Restores
    • Security Updates
  • 5+ years of HTML, Linux shell scripting (Bash, Perl, and Korn), SSL certificates, and system design
  • 3+ years of experience with FTP/S, SMTP/S, HTTP/S, SSH, Apache/Tomcat, networking, VPN (SSL and IPSec), LDAP, DNS, networking
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be US Citizens and able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of System Engineering experience
  • 3+ years of Middleware support experience
  • 3+ years of experience with:
    • ITIL methodology
    • Application Development
    • AWS or AZURE
    • RedHat Cloudforms

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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:

1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting clients.
2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field.


The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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