• Senior Linux Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/30/2018 2:36 PM)
    # 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 looking for a Senior Linux Systems Engineer for a long-term project in Vienna, VA. Qualified candidates will have a high level of competence and experience in the following areas:

    • Linux RHEL/OEL and Windows 2008/2012 operating systems
    • Server hardware (Dell, HP and Oracle Sun Exadata)
    • Dell/EMC and NetApps storage platforms
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Network routing, VIP and subnet masking
    • Configuring server network, time and IP table files
    • Time management and the ability to multi-task and re-prioritize based on urgency


    • Installation and configuration of servers, storage, switches and related equipment
    • Occasional Installation and configuration of operating systems, drivers, firmware, and OS patches
    • Develop OS images, security hardening scripts and patch repositories
    • Leverage Linux scripting skills (Bash, Powershell or Python) for task automation, system monitoring, general system health enhancements and improving the overall system security posture
    • Manage configurations, implementations and maintenance of system management application technologies, including Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0, Microsoft System Management Server (SMS), Dell Open Manager (OM) and other tools used to manage the environment.
    • Assist with system deployment, system updates, day to day operational support and disaster recovery situations
    • Work with technical writing staff to develop and document standard processes for server installs, upgrades, and other repetitive tasks
    • Complete all required administrative duties and paperwork in a timely manner
    • Work with fun, smart people and innovative technology. Get involved and make substantial contributions driving technology innovations and culture. Extend yourself, create opportunities for engagement and bring another along with you. We want to empower our workforce, create force multipliers, and you are a driver of that initiative.



    Skills Required:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (6 years minimum)
    • At least 6 years of experience managing configurations, implementations and maintenance of system management application technologies, platforms and system.
    • At least 5 years of experience deploying OS (business processes and translate to automated solutions to drive efficiency) sun setting legacy platforms into production
    • At least 5 years of experience scripting automated  solutions with Linux OS languages
    • At least 3 years of experience managing Windows 2008/2012 platforms
    • At least 3 years of experience providing content for technical documents; including wireframes, deployment plans, design documentation, SOP’s and network diagrams
    • This position requires and active Secret clearance

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience with Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0, Microsoft System Management Server (SMS), Dell Open Manager (OM) and other tools used to manage the environment
    • Working knowledge of installation and configuration of network equipment
    • Working knowledge and general experience with one or more configuration management tool such as Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Kickstarter, Satellite, Oracle Enterprise Manager, etc
    • VMWare 6.x and VSAN deployment, configuration & management skills
    • Oracle Database 11g RAC database knowledge
    • Oracle Exadata platform (X2-8/X4-2, ZDLRA,) configuration knowledge
    • Working knowledge of Data Domain/DDVE/Avamar backup solutions
    • IIS web servers / web services / programming
    • F5 traffic management servers
    • Working knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)
    • Cloud computing experience, AWS, AZURE, or VMware cloud
    • Self-starter that takes initiative and ownership, thrives in ever-evolving environment

    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 Friday’s (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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