• Senior Linux Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 10 hours ago(10 hours ago)
    # of Openings
    Work Site - City
    Consulting Technical Services - Engineered Systems/Core Technology
    Work Site - State
    Security Clearance Level
    Maximum Expected Travel
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview & Responsibilities

    Mythics is currently seeking a Senior Consultant  - Enterprise Linux System Administrator to provide design, installation, administration, and support of Enterprise Linux systems in a mission critical and highly available environment.  The consultant will:

    • Build and deploy Oracle Enterprise Linux systems according to client specifications
    • Perform full life cycle management duties for Oracle Linux systems including patching, maintenance, configuration, monitoring & troubleshooting
    • Implement, report and maintain OS standard security implementation guidelines
    • Support worldwide production deployments of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
    • Establish and apply best practices, to ensure successful implementation of solution designs through collaborative project team communication, planning documentation, system testing, and defect resolution
    • Perform storage management on Enterprise Linux systems, including logical volume manager, and allocation of SAN storage
    • Provide technical troubleshooting on complex issues requiring rapid resolution related to Oracle Enterprise Linux Systems and associated storage, applications, and database environments  
    • Assist with the evaluation and implementation of new technology initiatives
    • Manage day-to-day efforts toward project accomplishments
    • Participate in project planning and project status communications
    • Opportunity to provide mentoring to junior team members
    • The position requires the ability to work individually or in a team environment
    • Prioritization of day-to-day activities and long-term project-oriented tasks is essential
    • The position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills


    • U.S. Citizenship and an active DoD Secret Clearance
    • Bachelor's or Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering and/or equivalent work experience
    • 5-7 years of experience providing Enterprise Linux System Administration (Oracle or Red Hat) support for mission critical and highly available application and database environments
    • Solid understanding of storage (SAN), virtualization and networking fundamentals from a systems administration or engineering perspective
    • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot issues on Enterprise Linux systems
    • Solid verbal & written communication skills
    • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and consistently meet deadlines

    Desired skills:

    • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Linux
    • Experience with Oracle ZFS Storage, Engineered Systems (Exadata) or Oracle RAC
    • Oracle or Red Hat Linux System Administrator/Engineer Certifications preferred

    Company Overview

    Why work at Mythics?

    Because at Mythics, YOU count!  
    At Mythics, we have an environment that fosters creative thinking, respects your contributions, and accepts nothing less than excellence in serving our customers.  We demonstrate these core principles daily through our corporate Values of Respect – Empathy – Excellence – Fun (REEF). Our REEF values are the foundation of everything we do.

    • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision plans available for you and your family
    • Premier 401k retirement plan with corporate matching and a 529 college saving plan
    • Tax-advantaged Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Account options
    • Generous PTO bank and paid holidays
    • Fitness/gym membership reimbursement and other wellness activities
    • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
    • Engaging company events such as quarterly awards, annual kick off parties, and FUN Fridays (early release once a month)
    • Free gourmet coffee, tea, fresh fruits and healthy snacking alternatives
    • Community Service activities and charitable giving programs
    • Our GREEN approach – tracking energy consumption for reduction and purchasing only environmentally friendly products for our offices

    Founded in 2000, Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and elite Oracle platinum resale partner. Our business model is all about deep knowledge of Oracle technologies and business processes. We offer procurement and Oracle systems integration expertise across the full range of Oracle cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems, and appliances.  It’s a focus that gives us the critical business experience and the Oracle technology advantage you need to succeed.


    Mythics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. Mythics, Inc. will treat all employees equally with respect to compensation; opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, promotion and transfer, and all other terms and conditions of employment. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, and has designed and agreed to implement an Affirmative Action Program in accordance with Executive Order 11246 and VEVRAA Final Rule.  Mythics, Inc. is able to provide alternative methods of application for those who are unable to complete an online form.  Please contact accommodationrequests@mythics.com to arrange reasonable accommodations.  To read more about your rights, please visit the Department of Labor Disability Rights Fact Sheet here. For more information about Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination, please view the “EEO is the Law” Poster here.


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