Windows/Linux Server Engineer

  • location: Arlington, VA
  • type: Contract
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job description

Windows/Linux Server Engineer

job summary:
Background:

This position supports the Information Technology department and is a member of the Server Engineering team. The candidate will be responsible for managing and performing daily operational tasks supporting Windows and Linux servers. The candidate needs to be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills.

Candidate Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in related Information Technology field (e.g. Computer Science, Information technology etc.) or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 2+ years of work experience with VMWare
  • 4+ -Experience in delivering recurring build releases that update the operating system and bundled components that ensure compliance with required patches and version upgrades
  • Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and peers
  • Operating system proficiency in Microsoft and Linux
  • Hardware proficiency in the server environment
  • Understanding the techniue of a Blue-green environment that reduces downtime
  • Scripting skills such as PowerShell (Windows) and equivalent shell scripting (Linux)
  • Experienced with SQL language (queries, views, and stored procedures)
  • Familiarity with storage systems and backup products
  • Experience with Active Directory, DNS, Certificate Services, and Group Policy
Familiar with Amazon Web Services is a plus

  • Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and working collaboratively with the client to identify and solve key constraints, risks and issues
  • Familiar with Change Management protocols
  • Assist with network and application troubleshooting along with technical consulting support
Candidate Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build servers for both Windows and Linux in the virtual and physical environments
  • Update and manage work using the JIRA ticketing system
  • Apply required server patches to remediate vulnerabilities and support Microsoft's monthly cycle using LANDesk LDMS.
  • Troubleshooting server health and performance issues to ensure a stable environment
  • Understand and apply appropriate group policies
  • Attend team meeting
  • take ownership of problems/tasks/projects and work them through completion
  • identify, analyze and resolve system bottlenecks related to system hardware and or software in a timely manner
  • Server lifecycle management
  • Server storage and backups
 
location: Arlington, West Virginia
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 6
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Familiar with Amazon Web Services is a plus

  • Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and working collaboratively with the client to identify and solve key constraints, risks and issues
  • Familiar with Change Management protocols
  • Assist with network and application troubleshooting along with technical consulting support
Candidate Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build servers for both Windows and Linux in the virtual and physical environments
  • Update and manage work using the JIRA ticketing system
  • Apply required server patches to remediate vulnerabilities and support Microsoft's monthly cycle using LANDesk LDMS.
  • Troubleshooting server health and performance issues to ensure a stable environment
  • Understand and apply appropriate group policies
  • Attend team meeting
  • take ownership of problems/tasks/projects and work them through completion
  • identify, analyze and resolve system bottlenecks related to system hardware and or software in a timely manner
  • Server lifecycle management
  • Server storage and backups
 
qualifications:
Familiar with Amazon Web Services is a plus

  • Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and working collaboratively with the client to identify and solve key constraints, risks and issues
  • Familiar with Change Management protocols
  • Assist with network and application troubleshooting along with technical consulting support
Candidate Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build servers for both Windows and Linux in the virtual and physical environments
  • Update and manage work using the JIRA ticketing system
  • Apply required server patches to remediate vulnerabilities and support Microsoft's monthly cycle using LANDesk LDMS.
  • Troubleshooting server health and performance issues to ensure a stable environment
  • Understand and apply appropriate group policies
  • Attend team meeting
  • take ownership of problems/tasks/projects and work them through completion
  • identify, analyze and resolve system bottlenecks related to system hardware and or software in a timely manner
  • Server lifecycle management
  • Server storage and backups
 
skills: This position supports the Information Technology department and is a member of the Server Engineering team. The candidate will be responsible for managing and performing daily operational tasks supporting Windows and Linux servers. The candidate needs to be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills.

Candidate Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in related Information Technology field (e.g. Computer Science, Information technology etc.) or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 2+ years of work experience with VMWare
  • 4+ -Experience in delivering recurring build releases that update the operating system and bundled components that ensure compliance with required patches and version upgrades
  • Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and peers
  • Operating system proficiency in Microsoft and Linux
  • Hardware proficiency in the server environment
  • Understanding the techniue of a Blue-green environment that reduces downtime
  • Scripting skills such as PowerShell (Windows) and equivalent shell scripting (Linux)
  • Experienced with SQL language (queries, views, and stored procedures)
  • Familiarity with storage systems and backup products
  • Experience with Active Directory, DNS, Certificate Services, and Group Policy
Familiar with Amazon Web Services is a plus

  • Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and working collaboratively with the client to identify and solve key constraints, risks and issues
  • Familiar with Change Management protocols
  • Assist with network and application troubleshooting along with technical consulting support

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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