• Senior UNIX Engineer – Hosting Services

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington DC
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
    Contract - W2
  • Overview

    VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Senior UNIX Engineer - Hosting Services to support the USCIS Enterprise Infrastructure Operations Support Services (EIOSS) in Washington, DC.


    Additional Information:

    • Salary: Dependent upon experience
    • Security Clearance: ability to attain an active DHS EOD required
    • Availability: upon award, currently in proposal stage


    • Specialized experience includes developing functional requirements for Government or industry standards, processes, procedures, methodologies or tools that support analysis relative to the requirement.  
    • Demonstrate the ability to work independently or under only minimal general direction.   
    • Analyze user needs to determine functional requirements.  
    • Perform functional allocation to identify required tasks and their interrelationships.  
    • Demonstrate experience with various Unix operating systems
    • Utilize system monitoring tools, Testing and analyzing databases including operations
    • Understand and test database designs (including schemas, tables, views, triggers, stored procedures, etc.) and operational procedures
    • Understanding of complex problems including performance tuning, application design and debugging
    • Verifying procedures to support application requirements and other analyses.
    • Verifying automation using Unix based scripts (e.g. shell, Perl) for data processing and data loading
    • Verifying design and implementation of role-based security to meet requirements
    • Verifying systems operations including performing migrations into production environments, Systems and Security Monitoring, Configuration management (Puppet, Chef, or similar), Application support in a Linux environment, and demonstrate understanding in one of more of: Shell, PHP, Perl or Python


    • 10 years of analysis related to design, development, and integration of hardware and software to support large scale Unix environments with virtualization including RedHat, CentOS, and SPARC Solaris
    • 10 years’ experience testing large scale UNIX and virtual environments.
    • Experience performing a variety of engineering and operational related assignments associated with SAN, NAS and Storage operations, backup operations, and virtualization software (VMware’s vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V on a set of enterprise-level IT systems.
    • 10 years’ experience writing scripts with a scripting language, with knowledge of ANSIBLE
    • Familiarity with DevOps and ITIL processes
    • Experienced in AWS, AZURE, Google Cloud Services, and other Cloud environments


    VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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