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Mid/Sr Linux Engineer in Westlake, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/2/2019

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    Westlake, MD
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Job Description

We have an exciting new role for a Mid or Senior level Linux Engineer with an industry leading client of ours based out of Bethesda, MD.

This is a full-time, permanent role, offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities of the Mid Senior Linux Engineer:
  • Building and managing Linux systems in both VMware and AWS environments
  • Introducing efficiencies around processes with automation
  • Monitoring system health and reliability to support an uptime goal of 99.9%
  • Developing and implementing disaster recovery plans for Linux systems
  • Ensuring reliable backups are completed on managed servers and testing the recovery of those backups on a regular basis
  • Working with the development team to deploy applications
  • Managing the ticket queue for Tier 3 support
  • Mentoring junior staff members
  • Participating in on-call rotation

Requirements of the Mid Senior Linux Engineer:

  • At least 3+ years of related Linux administration
  • Excellent knowledge related to building Linux servers, capacity planning, and performance monitoring
  • Proficiency with automated system configuration and deployment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Expertise with Amazon Web Services (AWS), specifically EC2, Load Balancers, and Security Groups
  • Proficiency with configuration management using Ansible or Puppet
  • Skilled in Linux-related scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with Apache web server configuration and management
  • Management, deployment and troubleshooting of Java and Tomcat applications
Job ID: 315629

Keywords: Mid/Senior Linux Engineer, EC2, AWS, Amazon Web, Load Balancers, Security groups, Linux, Communication skills, System Configuration, Bash, Perl, Python, Apache, Tomcat, Java

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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