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**Are you a talented****Linux Systems Engineer**** looking for the next step in your career**? **Check out PSS!**
**Position Description**
PSS, Inc. is actively seeking an Expert-Level **Linux Systems Engineer** to join our growing team located in **Herndon, VA.**The candidate will provide Linux engineering, software integration and Tier 3 administration in an automated cloud provisioning environment. He/she will also perform systems administration, maintenance, and engineering in multiple large enterprise server environments.
**Clearance Requirements**
**TS/SCI with Polygraph**(Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.)
**Position Requirements**
* Must hold an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance
* Must have one of the following:
* 12 Years of job related experience and a High School/GED diploma
* 10 Years of job related experience and an Associate degree
* 8 Years of job related experience and an Bachelor s Degree
* 6 Years of job related experience and a Master s degree
* 4 Years of job related experience and a Doctorate
* Demonstrated experience with Linux Engineering in Red Hat, CentOS and variants.
* Proficiency in shell scripting and manipulating the Linux command line
**Desired Skills & Experience**
* Experience with Puppet, PHP, Cloud Foundry, Cloud computing including PaaS, IaaS and SaaS, Python, PHP, LAMP
**Roles & Responsibilities**
The candidate will provide Linux engineering, software integration and Tier 3 administration in the context of an automated cloud provisioning environment. The candidate will also perform systems administration, maintenance, and engineering in multiple large enterprise server environments (e.g., Linux, Red Hat, CentOS). He/she will also:
* Provide technical guidance in software engineering techniques and automated support tools
* Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional activities
* Prepare required documentation, including both program-level and user level documentation
* Assist in establishing standards for information systems procedures
* Provide operational pager/phone duty support
* Complete day to day Operations & Maintenance tasks
* Perform operating system software updates, upgrades and patches
* Perform technical evaluations, analysis and troubleshooting for all supported servers in response to help desk tickets including, server failures, full systems outages and troubleshooting
* Assist in server maintenance and special projects, during extended work hours
* Attend TEMs to discuss and agree upon MOAs, ensuring MOA is within scope of supporting teams work
* Support customer in the development and maintenance of systems baseline
* Assess server loads and work with Technical Leads on developing tuning recommendations
* Additional duties as assigned
**About PSS:**
Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in providing Information Technology, Engineering Services, Program Management, and Consulting Services. For over 20 years, PSS has enabled Government and Commercial clients to achieve their organizational initiatives through the application of high quality, innovative, and cost effective professional services and solutions. PSS provides a positive working environment, with opportunities for advancement in our growing local Federal sector workforce.
Our various customers include: US Army, US Navy, DLA, NAVAIR, DOE, DOS, VA, USDA, TRANSCOM, FBI, DHS, DIA, NGA, GSA, AMBC, DOT and the DOC.
Across these customers, we support the following technologies:
CISCO, Juniper, Windows, Active Directory, Exchange, Remedy, Heat, Java, CSS, HTML, XML, Oracle, VMWare, Unix, Solaris, RedHat, PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Deltek Costpoint, Deltek GCS, ADP, Microsoft Office Suite, Blackberry, Lotus Notes, CAD, Cognos, Cloud Development, PL/SQL, Visual Basic, CRM, HRMS, BASIS, FISMA, NIST, ASP.Net, IDS, HBSS, TCP/IP, Perl, JavaScript and more.
*If you are a **Linux Systems Engineer** and seeking an established, mid-sized company to work for, consider a career at* **Preferred Systems Solutions!** We offer numerous opportunities to expand your experience, in various areas, depending on your individual aptitude and interests. Our employees are not only passionate and driven, but also strive to ensure customer quality is delivered consistently and effectively. In addition to a working environment with opportunities for advancement, we also offer the potential for the following benefits (please inquire further for a full list of benefits):
* Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
* Paid leave (holiday, sick, vacation, etc.)
* 401k plan (employer matching contribution)
* Tuition reimbursement
* Computer purchase programs
* Potential for clearance upgrade, when possible
* Flexible work hours
By joining PSS, you will have the unique opportunity to support various customers across multiple programs. Our excellent recruiting team will not only ensure that we find the best match for your skill set, background, and experience, but will also ensure that we provide you continuous employment through our Workforce Management Program.
*PSS is committed to the diversity we bring to the marketplace by being an EEOC/AA employer who is committed to hiring a diverse team of professionals to provide world class services and products aimed at exceeding our customer s expectations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. PSS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.*
*Location (City/State):* VA - Herndon
*Clearance Level Required:* Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph
*Job Code:* 4268
Associated topics: infrastructure, maintain, maintenance, network, satcom, satellite, server, system engineer, system technician, technician


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