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CACI International Linux Systems Engineer in Sterling, Virginia

Linux Systems Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

Job Description:

Do you #! /bin/bash first and ask questions later? Does the idea of unmeshed switched fabric keep you up at night? Do you lurk r/homelab? Have you convinced your friends and neighbors they need automated offsite backups? Then you might be interested in a role where you can use your Linux, hardware, and networking experience to help build cutting-edge integrated digital signal processing systems. Your skills will be put to work in an Agile environment to help support our customers’ Electronic Warfare mission.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Work closely with Digital Signal Processing engineers to build, deploy, and troubleshoot signal processing applications

  • Work with hardware engineers to integrate and test new hardware and firmware systems and configurations

  • Take ownership of system configuration management, maintain software baselines, and prepare software and hardware releases

  • Leverage your Linux experience to propose and implement operating system configurations and optimizations

  • Troubleshoot and optimize system communications leveraging TCP and UDP for unicast and multicast messaging

  • Contribute to an extensive baseline of frontend and backend software suites written in python and C+Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field

  • Linux (Red Hat) administration and configuration expertise

  • Knowledge of networking, routing, and firewalls

  • Familiar with hardware interfaces and protocols

  • Experience writing and maintaining scripts written in at least one of bash, python

Desired qualifications:

  • DoD 8570.1 certification (Security+, CISSP,etc)

  • Knowledge of building, managing, and orchestrating containerized applications (docker, podman, etc)

  • Experience working in Continuous Integration environments

  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, puppet,etc)

  • Familiarity with security requirements for classified environments

  • Exposure writing and testing code for large software application stacks

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

Company Overview: 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 an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.