Latitude, Inc. System Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia
Fast growing government contractor seeking smart and qualified System Engineers to join our team. There is room for growth, job stability, and a relaxed work culture that cultivates productivity. Feel free to apply now to join the team! We are seeking cleared an non-cleared candidates. Candidates of any skill level (entry level, mid level, or senior level) may apply.
You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. Qualified systems engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.
Responsibilities and Duties
Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
Provide 2nd and 3rd level support
Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
Qualifications and Skills
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.
Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX)
Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS
Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)