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UNIX/LINUS System Engineer - Mid

JLAN Solutions
Falls Church, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

JLAN Solutions has an immediate opening for a  you will be UNIX/LINUS System Engineer – Mid responsible for the day-to-day administration of the UNIX/LINUX Server infrastructure.  Maintains and manages servers hardware and software.  Performs imaging of servers utilizing common imaging tools.

In accordance with Federal guidance, all newly hired full-time and part-time employees of JLAN Solutions are required to be fully vaccinated by date of hire (fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks since your final dose).  Mandatory vaccinations support our commitment to making our workplace and associated facilities as safe and welcoming as possible.


  •   Performs patching, hardening, and automated deployments.  Performs basic troubleshooting and escalates complex issues to Senior Admins.  Works primarily in a virtualized environment .
  • provide a dedicated Systems Engineer who has the responsibility for the complete lifecycle management, support, and application integration for the cybersecurity systems.  This includes supporting the project managers in determining schedules and coordination for additional supporting resources. . 
  •  provide staff that has experience designing, deploying, operating, maintaining, and retiring systems to include operating system, data storage, network interconnection, physical hardware, and virtualization solutions.
  • Provide a combination of hypervisor (VMware and/or HyperV), Windows and Linux server administration support including installation, configuration and securing of the operating system to meet DOT baseline standards including “DOT Gold” images or applies system configurations where applicable
  • Maintain operating systems, including patching and necessary configuration changes, local account management, and facilitating AD account management for cybersecurity users/personnel, engaging, supporting, and ensuring that all systems within purview are appropriately backed up; and other server administration duties as may be expected or common within the ITSS service delivery description:
    • Provision, manage, administer, patch, and maintain servers
    • Conduct physical and virtual Server Builds, Installation and Configuration Set-up 
    • Base Server Administration Activities (Production and Development Environments):
      • Console Monitoring, BIOS
      • OS (if Win/Linux/Unix)
      • Patch Management
      • Performance monitoring and reporting
      • SDLC baseline activities.
    • 24x7 Server Monitoring & Reporting on overall system performance and availability
    • Administration of User Accounts, Media Services, and Domain Access (SSH, SFTP, etc.)
    • Full Service Patch Management: Server, OS, and Security, Application, etc.
    • Server and Application Monitoring & Reporting
    • DNS/DHCP/IP Management Services
    • Provision and support cloud services as procured by DOT
    • PKI management for associated systems including the acquisition, provisioning/installation, and maintenance of necessary digital certificates in accordance with Federal and DOT standards and policies
      • HTTPS certificate management for applications using DOT approved certificate authorities
      • Single sign on implementation and operational support
    • Engage with design team and provide recommendation to S-83 federal team leadership on approaches for system designs and improvements
    • Execute deployments, updates, and other changes at the direction of the S-83 federal team leadership
    • Provide vendor coordination for issues and problem resolution including support for application deployed in the S-83 systems
    • Complete System diagrams and related documentation in support of DOT requirements


  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience administrating servers and systems, specializing in UNIX/LINUX operating systems.  Must possess a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent. 


Location: Washington DC 

SALARY: Negotiable depending on experience and education level. JLAN offers a full benefits package including vision, health, dental, life insurance, as well as a 401k match.


JLAN Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or physical impairment.

JLAN Solutions


Falls Church, VA
22040 USA



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