Linux Workstation Engineer-
Salary: $115-120k (W2, hourly on contract)
6 month Contract-to-Hire
Public Trust Clearance
Job Description: Linux Workstation Engineer
Seeking a dedicated, reliable, and highly motivated Linux Workstation Engineer to manage a growing Linux workstation environment for our client, a scientific and medical research agency. If administration of end-user Linux workstations in a mixed environment; security and compliance management; and creating scalable enterprise solutions sounds interesting to you, then please apply.
The Linux Workstation Engineer will perform day-to-day operational maintenance, respond to support requests and incidents, and create and deploy application installations/upgrades and security updates running on Linux operating systems. Platforms to be supported include Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, and Ubuntu running on PC and Mac hardware and Virtual Machines. There is an additional focus on administration and implementation of management and reporting tools, and identification and remediation of security vulnerabilities. The ideal candidate will possess strong knowledge of Linux systems and provisioning and must be able to handle multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail. This position is on a team responsible for administering, architecting, and supporting all Windows OS, Mac OS X, and iOS systems in support of scientific research for our client.