CACI International Linux Engineer in Bossier, Louisiana

Job Description

CACI is currently looking for outstanding IT candidates to join our TSA IT Management, Performance Analysis, and Collaborative Technologies (IMPACT) team in the National Capital Region (NCR) and throughout the United States. CACI will provide a variety of IT services through IMPACT including cyber security, identity and access management, risk management, cloud integration and engineering, field support services, service desk, application deployment and optimization, and operations center support services. CACI will support TSA in both classified and unclassified IT operational environments increasing availability and security for a variety of applications and systems. IMPACT services will integrate with the broader DHS mission and enhance existing Department-wide IT capabilities.

We welcome the opportunity for you to be part of our TSA IMPACT TEAM of Ever Vigilant!

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • The Linux Engineer will be responsible for supporting, monitoring, testing and troubleshooting issues related to Linux servers. They will support highly complex systems including integration, security, and high-level Linux server administration. This individual provides input regarding future direction and growth of the Linux server infrastructure, performing design and implementation of enterprise wide infrastructures.

  • Create system scripts for daily administration and document system infrastructure.

  • Install new software releases, system upgrades, evaluate and install patches and resolve software and hardware related problems.

  • Perform system backups and recovery.

  • Maintain data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.

  • Maintain the functionality, security, and uptime of critical technology systems such as wireless networks, virtual machine and storage infrastructure, and communication systems.

You’ll Bring these Qualifications

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer or Red Hat Certified System Administrator

  • Experience with configuring and deploying Linux based operating systems

  • Solid network and systems troubleshooting experience with HTTP\HTTPS, SFTP, FTP, NFS, SMB, SMTP, SSH, NTP and TCP/IP, Internet Security, encryption

  • Experience with Red Hat Satellite Server, puppet, chef or Ansible Tower

  • Proficient in Red Hat Enterprise Linux with in-depth knowledge of OS installation, security hardening and maintenance.

  • Experience working on physical and virtual (VMware) RHEL servers from scratch.

  • Administration and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 servers to include installation, configuration, optimization, backup & recovery

  • Linux performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying and resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc

  • Familiarity with fundamentals of Linux scripting languages for automation tasks and deployments such as Bash Shell, python & Kickstart technologies

  • Integration & implementation of various services, LDAP, Samba, NFS, Bind, Apache, and other core technologies

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years related work experience

  • Ability to obtain a DOD Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain a DHS Entrance on Duty (EOD)

These Qualification Would be Nice to Have:

  • Relevant DHS focused experience


What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.