Senior Linux Systems Engineer

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Created: January 22, 2014


The National Agricultural Library is now recruiting for a senior level Linux Systems Engineer. The announcement will close on Friday, January 31, 2014.

Complete vacancy announcement information and application instructions are posted on USAJOBS:
Job Announcement Number: DEU-14-1014938-AMN; Control Number: 358520300.

This position is in the Systems Technology Branch, which is responsible for managing National Agricultural Library (NAL) enterprise servers and networking; operating the NAL data center with its associated telecommunications and related support equipment; providing and supporting local area network services, desktop equipment, and end-used software; and tracking and resolving reported problems.

The incumbent will serve as a senior Linux Systems Engineer and is responsible for managing web applications, web services, and Java EE applications on virtualized and consolidated server/storage infrastructure.

  • Manages web applications on virtualized and consolidated server/storage infrastructure
  • Provides technical advice to management in setting technical direction
  • Conducts analyses, develops plans and procedures, and configures tools and systems
  • Installs new or modified hardware and operating systems and applications software
  • Installs and integrates systems fixes, updates, and enhancements
  • Evaluates the impact of proposed applications on the operating environment and recommends changes to ensure its functionality and stability
  • Manages resources to ensure and improve systems performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability
  • Monitors and troubleshoots systems administration methods and procedures
  • Develops and documents systems administration methods and procedures
  • Ensures rigorous application of information security principles and practices in the management of IT systems


Published: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 18:41 UTC

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