27 days old

Linux Systems Engineer

Owings Mills, MD 21117
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  • Payrate
    $60 To $70

Linux Systems Administrator/Engineer

We have a robust installation of RedHat Enterprise Linux that supports the Splunk Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) application and the Tenable Nessus vulnerability assessment application.

The system administration task will be focused on the deployment of RedHat Satellite Server services, improving the stability and performance of the systems, maintaining and improving the security posture of the systems, continuous monitoring of system health, and troubleshooting issues that arise.

This individual is primarily accountable for Linux systems support, but may be called upon to coordinate troubleshooting issues with the Splunk and Tenable Nessus application infrastructure.


  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • At least five years of experience architecting, deploying and supporting Red Hat Satellite Server and Puppet (prefer recent experience with Satellite Server 6, Puppet and Ansible Tower)
  • At least five years of system administration experience in Linux environments and proficient in tasks such as shell scripting, creating cron jobs, analyzing log files, managing user accounts and groups, configuring firewall rules, and setting up mail services.

Systems Administrator Engineering Activities

  • Engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs.
  • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Enhance processes and procedures to perform automated daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Install and configure systems which support infrastructure and/or research and development activities.
  • Deployment and provisioning of the RedHat Satellite Server services.

Systems Administrator Operations and Support Activities

  • Install operational and security patches on the RedHat managed systems.
  • Document and prepare compliance evidence associated with patching, baseline monitoring and system recovery activities.
  • Support security and health monitoring activities.
  • Support daily backup and recovery operations.


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