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Unix/Linux Subject Matter Expert

Washington, DC 20004
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Perspecta has an immediate need for aUnix/Linux Subject Matter Expertin Washington, DC.

Responsible for analyzing infrastructure automation requirements and code development. Scripting to build required automation and tools on an ad-hoc basis. Deploy and decommission client environments for multi and single tenant hosted applications following established processes and procedures. AIX Systems Administration, IBM Power Systems architectures, Power VM, including LPAR, virtualization technology, performance tuning, capacity planning.

Monitor system and application performance to detect errors, apply testing procedures/methodologies (e.g. diagnostic software) and provide interpretation of data. Lead incident management calls, coordinating resources through resolution. Support transformation of established infrastructure using automation. Support building new systems environments, and upgrading/patching existing ones, through use of automation tooling.


A BS/BA degree with 10 to 12 years experience or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or a PhD with 7+ years experience.

  • Experience in Installation, Configuration, and Administration of UNIX/Linux based middleware platforms (i.e. IBM WebSphere, IBM MQ, Tomcat, Apache Web Server, Resin).
  • UNIX/Linux/Windows system administration (command line level), including experience with PowerShell and Scripting (Python, JSON, Ruby, BASH).
  • Support JAVA Applications Services with dependencies on F5 load balancers, external web service calls, proxy gateways, JDBC and JMS/MQ.
  • Strong experience with these scripting languages: PowerShell, JSON, Python, Terraform, Ruby for Chef, Java, Bash, YAML, Cloud Formation, AWS CLI.
  • Cloud Migration, automation and DevOps tools: Such as: Chef Server/Chef Automate, Puppet, or Ansible, Jenkins, Maven, Ant, SonarQube, Nexus, Jira, Confluence, Crucible/Fisheye, Git/GitHub, Subversion, Packer, Terraform, experience required.
  • Strong experience with AIX, and UNIX operating systems and with NIM and Satellite Server.
  • Extensive experience with DB2, Oracle, AIX, POWER hardware, and IBM PowerVC/Openstack.
  • Demonstrable experience with high availability architectures and concepts (HACMP/PowerHA)
  • Prior experience with strategies for database backups and file system backups.
  • Solid experience with CI/CD testing and deployment tools such as Jenkins.
  • Strong experience with various Firewall architectures and Network Security concepts.
  • Middleware Certifications: IBM WebSphere, IBM MQ, Tomcat, Apache web server.
  • DevOps Tools Certifications: Jenkins, Chef Certification, Puppet.
  • Flexibility and willingness to quickly learn new tools/methods.
  • Strong team player and ability to work independently and ability to be a self-starter.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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