Linux Engineer
Jun 25, 2024
Information Technology
Aurora, Colorado, United States

MKS2 Technologies, LLC, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Instructional Design and Training, Software Engineering and IT Support Services to improve the security and well-being of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and our “Mission First” orientation has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies. We have employees nationwide and for the past three consecutive years were named one of the fastest growing Veteran-owned companies in the nation. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with MKS2.


 

Summary:

We are seeking Cleared Linux Engineers to join our Engineering team. The qualified candidate will support the design, development, Integration and maintenance of our modern VMware solutions. These environments: a mix of servers, workstations, storage, networks, and custom hardware, provide the enterprise hybrid-cloud backbone for product development and testing for a large Project producing a critical, strategic national asset. This will include a mixture of hands-on keyboard engineering work as well as documentation and baseline control.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Design and implementation of VMWare based tools and products such as: vSphere, VCenter, Horizon View
  • Modern storage methodologies such as VVols, to name a few and troubleshoot issues discovered within the environment.
  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have an engineering mindset, and be able to troubleshoot complex problems, seeking to understand virtualized design elements in a dynamic environment.

NOTE: This position will reside at the factory location in Aurora CO to support design test and selloff. Additionally, some support will be required for the delivery and installation activities at the customer facility at the Boulder Colorado, requiring some limited (local) travel.

Security Clearance requirement: US citizenship and a current active DOD Secret Security Clearance

Required Skills:

  • 5+ yrs exp in related field
  • Needs to have experience troubleshooting complex systems involving multiple servers, COTS products, VMs, VDIs, and/or network issues
  • Experience with VCenter
  • Experience with Network engineering technologies and as a network administrator
  • Design and deploy a vSphere distributed infrastructure for an enterprise Design,
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex configuration problems or system issues
  • Knowledge of scripting skills (i.e. PowerShell, Python, Ruby, bash, etc.)
  • Security Plus/CISSP within 90 days

Desired Skills:

  • Able to obtain/current TS/SCI Clearance
  • Use vSphere PowerCLI to manage virtual machines and virtual infrastructure
  • Experience with monitoring and optimizing performance of virtualized environments
  • Understand and apply enterprise design principles
  • Cloud Management and Automation (VCP6-CMA) VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) – Nice-to-have VMWare vCenter 6 VMWare Horizon 7

 


 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: MKS2 Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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