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Senior Linux Systems Engineer

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    September 11, 2019

  • Compensation:

    $0/HR-0/HR DOE

  • City, State:

    Reston, VA

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Senior Linux Systems Engineer

A company that supports many of the world’s busiest and most critical top-level domains, as well as thirteen root servers, is looking for a Linux System Engineer. Their infrastructure services are relied upon every single day by 3 billion internet users. This individual will to support their infrastructure and manage root servers in a QA environment. The ideal candidate will have Linux engineering experience, an automation mindset and background, and wants to take a step forward into a SRE leadership position. 

You will be automating their virtualized and cloud based infrastructure for a 6 month contract with the potential for hire. 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Strong Linux System Administration experience, and proficiency to work along the Linux command line
  • TCP/IP experience
  • DNS experience
  • Managing and architecting a large VMware environment
  • Creating VMs
  • Heavy automation mindset and background with Ansible, Chef, and Puppet

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Docker or Kubernetes experience 
  • QA or Test background

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 60% Red Hat Linux
  • 20% Automation
  • 20% Virtual servers

Daily Responsibilities

  • 100% Hands On

The Offer

  • Competitive Pay: Up to $60/hour, DOE
  • Contract Duration:  6 Months with potential for conversion

You will receive the following benefits if converted:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401k match is 50% up to 6%
  • Free parking
  • Subsidized  lunches
  • Free gym
  • Free dry cleaning
  • 18 days of PTO + Holidays


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This position does not offer sponsorship.


Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) across 10 major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.


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