Jr. Linux Engineer Linuxjobber March 3rd 2017, 12:16 PM

JobDescription & Education:

BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science, Math or the Sciences, Network Engineering, Systems Software, or equivalent job experience and less than 2 years related experience. This is an entry level position. 0+ years of experience, with a degree, is required. Position requires US citizenship and ability to acquire a DoD Secret Clearance prior to starting.

A successful candidate must have a proven ability to identify, quantify, and solve complex technical problems. You must possess demonstrable expertise in the Linux operating system (the majority of our products run on Enterprise Linux, either RHEL or CentOS) or Network engineering (specifically focused on Cisco products).

Technical certifications are desired but not required. Leidos believes in investing in our employees, so opportunities for obtaining training and certification in our technical focus areas, Linux OS and/or Cisco networking are available.

Our current team has the following skillsets. We are looking to grow the team with engineers having a comparable subset of these skills:

Required Skills:
Deep understanding of Linux concepts
Understanding of Linux kernel and operating system initialization
Fluent using the Linux CLI
Understanding of high availability systems
Highly organized
Solid technical writing skills
Ability to multi-task across projects
Self starter
Team player
Desired Skills:
COTS hardware design and build, knowledge of latest CPU, memory, video trends and products
Cisco Network design, configuration, and troubleshooting
Detailed knowledge of BIOS and UEFI
Reverse engineering skills on Linux systems (OS and software/scripts)
Detailed Linux operating systems knowledge (build, configure, boot)
Red Hat Package Manager skills
Server provisioning via Cobbler, Foreman, Spacewalk, Katello, Stacki, Maas, Razor, etc.
Virtualization Technologies: KVM, QEMU, VMWare, Docker, puppet, Vagrant
Cluster System design and management (currently using Cisco UCS)
Linux Scripting, BASH and Python
Systems software skills for such things as: power management in large-scale systems and creating system services for systems monitoring and status