Job Description :

Position Title

Senior Linux/AWS System Engineer

Vendor Notes

selected candidate will have to go through a Meet & Greet with the DCPS customer and be on-site 3 days a week after Covid restrictions are lifted.

Key Required Skills:
Linux System Administration, AWS Infrastructure support

Position Description:

Under the ITSSC II program, Leidos supports the full range of IT integration services supporting a multi-platform computing environment, including: information systems modernization initiatives, software engineering, project management, infrastructure services, data warehousing, database administration, research, planning, security, federal enterprise architecture initiatives, and all levels of Internet, Intranet and Web portal initiatives and migrating legacy architecture to web-based platforms. Leidos has an immediate need for a highly motivated Senior Linux System Administrator to provide Daily Linux system
administration and AWS infrastructure support on the DCPS project for over 200
current DCPS instances along with 50 additional projected developer workstations,
and over 300 new instances to build as part of the VPC migration effort. The candidate will be collocated with the SSA government employees and subcontractors at a government facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The candidate must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust.

Specifically the successful candidate will be a member of an Agile Infrastructure Team working with other Agile development teams, System Architects, Test Architects, Database Engineers, Implementation team, Global Validation team, IT Infrastructure & Operations Team and External System Owners to develop the DCPS application using open source technologies and products

Skills Requirements:

Linux system administration and AWS infrastructure support tasks include but are not limited to:

- Quarterly Patching of RHEL 7 / RHEL 8 Operating systems

- Server side Installation, upgrades, performance tuning, and troubleshooting of all server side application components. ie. nodejs, java, solr, zookeeper, postgres, etc.

- Server side Installation, upgrades, performance tuning, and troubleshooting of the Ansible Master, Jenkins Master, and Jenkins Slaves.

- Server side Maintenance, upgrades, and troubleshooting of the Splunk Universal forwarder.

- Maintaining ATO compliance including but not limited to remediation of NESSUS vulnerabilities.

- Annual IAM key refreshes.

- CA cert refreshes.

- Build, upgrade, performance tuning, and troubleshooting of all AWS infrastructure, including but not limited to ALBs, NLBs, Elasticache Redis, RDS Postgres, RDS Aurora, Auto Scaling Groups, Cloudformation Resources, and Service Catalog Products along with any newly FEDRAMPED services.

- Development and Maintenance of all Infrastructure support Ansible playbooks, Bash Scripts, and Jenkins Automation jobs.

- Maintaining ATO compliance including but not limited to remediation of NESSUS vulnerabilities.

- Build, prep, and support of new infrastructure for additional lifecycle environments as identified by the Application Architect. ie. Load Test environment, Training environment, Test Automation environment, etc.

- Implementation and testing of new application components through the lifecycle.

- Proof of Concept of new AWS services, and many other Open Source technologies.

             

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