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NOC Technician

Washington, DC
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ID: 332-327
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Full-Time/Regular

Clearance: Active Secret Clearance Required

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor distributed computing stacks and rapidly respond to alerts that occur
  • Find and develop patterns that are indicative of failures and work towards eliminating that possibility
  • Perform patching and security remediation for deployments (Linux and Palantir application patching)
  • Focus on consistency and how to minimize inconsistencies
  • Apply Linux administration skills to administer large distributed applications and clusters
  • Create new monitoring checks as necessary and adjust them to a correct threshold
  • Operate inside a JIRA queue
  • Work out of and improve runbooks that are used for operational support

Required Experience

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years experience administering Linux
  • Hardware troubleshooting fundamentals
  • TCP/IP networking fundamentals
  • Experience and interest in working in a highly-collaborative setting - sharing best practices, lessons learned and assisting where gaps exist
  • Experience operating from a ticket queue
  • Hard working and professional
  • Ability to work autonomously

Preferred:

  • Basic knowledge of configuration management systems tools like Puppet, CFEngine, Chef, SpaceWalk or Satellite
  • Experience with monitoring systems such as Nagios
  • Experience with cloud-based hosting platforms like AWS or Rackspace/OpenStack
  • DoD 8570 compliant certification (e.g., Security+, CISSP)
  • Experience with security fundamentals
  • Basic scripting experience (Bash, Python, PHP, etc.)
  • Relational database knowledge and experience

Clearance:

  • Active Secret Clearance Required

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