Systems Engineer in Garrison, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/12/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Garrison, MD
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Our client located in Baltimore MD is looking to add top quality Engineers to their team.  This role is a Jack of all Trades when it comes to UNIX Engineering.  Have you been recognized as a leader in previous roles and enjoy leading teams, then apply today!

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Oversees entire life-cycle of Unix/Linux systems, including design, procurement, configuration, deployment (physical and virtual), support, ongoing management, upgrades, and retirement.
  • Designs, configures, and manages Unix/Linux server management systems that proactively monitor, configure, and patch servers.
  • Creates and manages monitoring alerts for assigned servers and systems and helps integrate with enterprise monitoring tools.
  • Responds to monitoring alerts in a timely fashion and proactively addresses capacity and availability issues before they affect users.
  • Functions as a technical support project liaison, ensuring effective transition from project pre-implementation to go-live to day-to-day support.
  • Develops and tests scripts, scheduled tasks, and other methods of automation to produce more reliable, consistent, and self-sufficient systems.
  • Acts as technical support resource for internal customers and departments.
  • Builds rapport with other departments, users, and vendors and leverages to present Information Systems & Technology's side and produce win/win outcomes.
  • Works with vendors to ensure communication of internal processes and change control adherence.
  • Corrects identified vulnerabilities by applying related security patches or through appropriate hardening procedures.
  • Reviews for system impact, tracks, and installs software upgrades and fixes for operating systems, and other applications as needed to ensure systems are stable, secure, and fully compliant with internal policies and external regulations.
  • Provides ad hoc third-tier escalation support for other on-call staff.
  • Acquires and maintains authoritative knowledge of assigned systems through independent study, hands-on work, and training. 
  • Participates in 24/7 Operations Support/Incident Management on-call rotation.


  • Experience in supporting Unix/Linux operating systems
  • 5 years of experience in shell/ Bash/ HTML scripting, backup management, and kernel tuning or a combination of all four
  • 5 years of experience in managing AIX operating system
  • Supporting 24x7x365 Operations with after hours on-call troubleshooting
  • 3 years of OS experience supporting database environments
  • IBM AIX System Administrator
  • High Availability clustering with RHEL Linux or AIX PowerHA
  • Virtualization experience with VMware or PowerVM
  • Patching experience
  • Centrify Active Directory or other (ie, SSSD LDAP) User Access management experience
  • Experience with OS / SAN filesystem configurations
  • AS400 Support
  • Strong project management skills
  • Understanding of generally accepted information technology principles, e.g. data loss prevention, IP networks, DNS, DHCP, disaster recovery, configuration management, cloud services, identity management, and directory services
  • Ability to create and document processes and procedures

Job ID: 346757

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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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