4 days old

Linux System Engineer

Rockville, MD 20850
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    $68 To $72


Randstad Technologies, a global and national leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry has an immediate need for a Mid level Linux Systems Engineer to sit onsite in Rockville, MD to join a highly talented and growing development team.

This is a long term contract paying $72/hr. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.


The Linux Systems Engineer is a highly technical role that requires a thorough understanding of application and database environments. Successful candidates will possess a strong technical knowledge and passion for Python and AWS.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build, run, test, and deploy distributed applications that are based on Linux containers.
  • Launch instances with the Amazon Linux AMI
  • Use Docker images to launch containers on the container instances in clusters
  • Build and provision servers and systems using automated deployment procedures.
  • Provide performance monitoring and tuning during all phases of the project's cycle.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot server or system layer issues.
  • Configure and deploy systems for Database, Application and/or Web Servers.
  • Create complete and thorough documentation.
  • Uses innovative problem-solving approaches to proactively tackle a broad range of problems and develops recommendations to implement solutions.


  • Bachelor's/College Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar area of expertise.
  • - Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration

    - Experience with automation / configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent

    - Strong experience in scripting such as Python, Groovy, Ruby, Perl

    - Ability to use variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)

    - Working knowledge of continuous integration platform such as Jenkins and various deployment tools

    - Working knowledge of source code repository such as Git (BitBucket), Subversion


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