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Linux Administrator in McLean, VA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    McLean, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    SP 2898-585

Job Description

SPEAR, A CALIBRE COMPANY is seeking a Linux administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes. You will become an integral part of the team, making every problem of the platform a problem of your own, and solving them accordingly. 




  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure 
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools 
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions 
  • Develop test automation frameworks in collaboration with rest of the team 
  • Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure 

Required Skills

  • Active Top-Secret SCI clearance with full scope polygraph
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments 
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages 
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, Apache, MySQL, nginx, etc. 
  • Strong grasp on configuration management tools, such as Spacewalk, Puppet and Chef  
  • Familiarity with load balancing, firewalls, etc. 
  • Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy, etc.  
  • Experience with virtualization technologies, such as Xen and VMWare 
  • Ability to build and monitor services on production servers 
  • Knowledge of servers, ILO and switches

SPEAR, A CALIBRE COMPANY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

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