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Parsons Corporation Unix/Linux Administrator in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

This job opening is for an experienced Unix/Linux Administrator to provide systems and middleware support services.

The successful candidate will be part of an IT operations team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available on-premise and cloud network/system architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs. The requirements for this position cover small and large systems infrastructures with emphasis on security, high availability, automation, in both on-premise and cloud architectures. This position requires an enthusiastic team player with a positive attitude, who is eager to learn new technologies and work under pressure.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Administer, monitor, and deploy middleware, systems and services in on-premise and AWS environments

  • Perform middleware/systems maintenance and upgrades including deployments, installing service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations

  • Create new and update existing scripts

  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the middleware/systems infrastructure

  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in compliance with security requirements

  • Provide support and troubleshooting to resolve issues, liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation, and afterhours deployment tasks

  • Other duties as required

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years of middleware/systems/services architecture design, implementation and administration experience in on-premise and AWS environments

  • Expertise in Solaris and Linux system administration, as well as Bash, Python or other scripting languages

  • Working experience with email delivery (postfix, exim, DKIM, SPF, DMARC)

  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash Shell or Python

  • Experience supporting middleware/reporting applications (WebSphere Application Server, HCL portal, Oracle Application Server, Pentaho, Actuate)

  • Hands-on experience in building and administration of virtual environments and containers using tools such as VMware, Docker, Kubernetes, Fargate

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently on projects with tight deadlines

  • Analytical, thorough, logical, detail-oriented, team player

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience in developing and maintaining CI/CD processes using tools like SVN, Jenkins, Maven.

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Terraform.

  • Familiarity with systems end-point security technologies (CrowdStrike, Tenable, Splunk)

  • experience in database administration including tuning databases for optimal performance.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$83,300.00 - $145,800.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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