Infrastructure Engineer
Feb 21, 2024
Government IT Division
Dallas, Texas, 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.


 

Job Summary:
We are looking for a Senior Infrastructure Systems Administration Engineer who would be a key contributor to supporting our government Customer’s program platform environment operation and design; This role would be supporting in a Linux Based environment and would include hands on experience in COTS implementation, Systems Administration, Network systems configuration, Systems Security implementation, and configuration of private cloud environments using tools such as VMware or Amazon Web Services accordingly.
We are seeking a Senior Infrastructure Systems Administration Engineer to work in our Richardson, TX location.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
• You will support the hardware infrastructure; including systems Administration, networks, and system security posture overall; consisting of several complex on premises compute environments that form the backbone for the operational deployment of a critical, strategic national asset; communicate any risks or issues involving system performance, availability, or security.
• You will be process oriented such that they work with the team on fixes while ensuring that any changes follow the project’s change management processes.
• You will support system configuration and deployment.
• You will assist the system networking.
• You will support with COTS product installations.
• You will need hands on experience with Linux and/or Windows system administration.
• You will work with the systems security team.
• You need the ability to obtain Comp TIA Security + Certification within 90 days.

Basic Qualifications:
• Typically requires a BA/BS degree and 5 years’ experience; Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) with emphasis in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology.
• An active and transferable TS/SCI with CI Poly U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
• Experience with agile development methodologies.
• Experience in the daily system operations and maintenance and use of administration tools.
• Experience in network designs and security postures.
• Experience in SAN / NAS structures.
• Experience with Implementing DISA STIGs.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with applications and administration of networks, storage, and virtualization (VMware).
• Experience scripting in Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby or others.
• Experience with command Line.
• Experienced in Java, Jenkins.
• Experience system live operations.
• Experience in DevOps/DevSecOps system development.
• Experience in implementing private cloud environments.
• Experience with automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack.
• Experience with Containerization (Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher).

 


 

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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