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HPC - Linux System Administrator - CentOS, Horizon, VMware

Annapolis Junction, MD
Erias Ventures was founded to serve its customers with an entrepreneurship mindset. We value open communicationtaking actionbeing committedpersevering through challenges and failures, and sharing innovative ideas.

We are seeking engineers who wish to grow their careers and want to become part of a strong, entrepreneurial-minded, and technical company focused on bringing innovative solutions to the difficult mission problems facing our customers.

This Systems Administrator will manage essential infrastructure services, ensuring high availability and performance of data center services, physical and virtual server-class systems and storage.  They are expected to lead medium-to-large scale projects, design and implement system policies, conduct advance troubleshooting, and are pivotal in the direct recovery efforts during critical system failures.  They also mentor Tier I/II staff members.  Professionals in this role are expected to have the ability to work alone and as part of larger team to complete projects on time.

A current Top-Secret/SCI with polygraph security clearance is required. Candidates cannot be sponsored or nominated for a government security clearance under this position.

5-9 Years of Experience in a similar role, Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Degree can be substituted with additional 2 years of relevant experience.
Certification Requirements:
•    CompTIA Security+ CE (required)
•    *CompTIA Linux+ or equivalent certification (required by 6/30/2024 for TTO6)
•    VMware  Certified Professional, Red Hat Certified System Administrator or Red Hat Certified Engineer a plus.

Required skills:
  • Advanced expertise in VMware  suite, CentOS and RHEL 7/8/9 system administration, and VDI (specifically VMware  Horizon, Citrix VDI).  They need in-depth experience with Active Directory, LDAP and Centrify for identity management, Infoblox for core network services, and proficiency in using Nagios and Splunk for comprehensive system monitoring and analytics.  Skills in automation scripts and experience with Salt and Ansible for configuration management are crucial.  
  • Lead security vulnerability assessments and mitigation efforts on Linux systems and other devices, leveraging advanced features of Tenable Nessus.
  • Experience with Linux provisioning server tools such as Kickstart and Cobbler to facilitate the automation of network-based system installations of multiple computer operating systems.
  • Develop, refine and implement sophisticated security mitigation strategies, contributing to the enterprise’s cyber framework.
  • Enterprise-level management of Hyper-converged Infrastructure, vendor hardware and software across multiple data centers.
  • Experience using Atlassian’s team collaboration software suite like Jira and Confluence to help organize teams, discuss and complete shared work. 
  • Experience using ServiceNow or other enterprise digital workflow tools.
Erias Ventures provides employees with a complete benefits package that includes:
  • Above Market Hourly Pay that includes Paid Time OffBirthday Off, Flexible Work Schedules
  • 11% Roth or Traditional 401k with Immediate Vesting and Deposit
  • Company subsidized Medical Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Vision and Dental Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Long Term DisabilityShort Term Disability, and Group Life Insurance
  • Monthly Internet and Telephone Reimbursement
  • Company Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Technology and Office Allowance for Equipment and Productivity Supplies
  • Amazon Prime Membership
  • Quarterly Bonuses for Assisting with Business Development and Company Growth
  • Gift Cards and Gifts for Birthday and Work Anniversary
  • Morale Building and Company Events to Celebrate our Successes and Build our Community
  • Quarterly Employee Referral Bonuses
At Erias Ventures, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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