• Senior Unix Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-HERNDON
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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  • Overview

    VETS inc is hiring for a full time Senior Unix Systems Engineer to support one of our Government Contracts in Herndon VA.



    The Senior Unix Systems Engineer will build and maintain the technical platform configurations, hardware, operating systems, and utility software, and will assist in the planning, provisioning, installation, documentation, and administration of all server hardware, operating systems, peripherals, local storage subsystems, utility software, virtual environment and applications setup. 



    • SBA required – Public Trust (An Active clearance is required)
    • US or Perm Resident
    • 7+ years’ experience supporting a high-availability infrastructure using Solaris 
    • 5+ years’ experience with Unix networking infrastructure design and  implementation techniques
    • 4+ years of experience Managing/creating/installing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates for IIS and Apache web servers
    • Strong experience in all aspects of managing HP 3PAR SAN and using 3PAR management console: installation, monitoring, provisioning, backup & recovery (NetBackup Client, and tuning
    • Extensive knowledge and experience in supporting and troubleshooting Solaris networking services and protocols: (TCP/IP, UDP, NIS, DNS, NFS, LDAP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, S/FTP, SNMP, SSL, HTTP, SAMBA)
    • Extensive experience with implementing operating system virtualization using Oracle Solaris Zones and ZFS
    • Strong experience with installing and configuring Solaris OS, software based HA and clustering with Oracle ClusterWare
    • Experience with system level support for Oracle application and database servers, other large-scale databases in a UNIX environment
    • Strong experience with Oracle/Sun SPARC M10-4, M5000, T4, T5, X4270 M2 Servers
    • Advanced enterprise level skills in shell scripting and/or (Bash, Korn)
    • Strong experience with installing and configuring with WebMethods Integration Server 9xand JBoss Application Servers 6x
    • Strong experience in Solaris patch management
    • General networking knowledge and experience with VLANs
    • Experience with remote VPN solution capabilities with 2 factor authentication utilizing digital certificates
    • Understanding network concepts such as High-availability & datacenter designs
    • Superior troubleshooting/problem solving skills
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills and the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations


    • Experience with Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in a UNIX environment
       Experience with native and 3rd-party monitoring (OpManager) and troubleshooting tools
       Knowledgeable in Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2, 2012, Active Directory and Group Policy administration is a plus
      Experience with F5 and HA practices
      Experience with capacity planning, performance tuning and metrics analysis
    • Experience with Image Package System(IPS)
    • Working knowledge of security tools Tripwire, Qradar and Nessus



    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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