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Latitude, Inc. Linux Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina

All applicants must have an Active Secret Clearance and a Masters Degree


We are seeking a motivated, career, and customer-oriented Linux Automation Engineer. The work is high profile and critical to our nations? security. The Linux Automation Engineer provides all the necessary technical expertise and guidance to develop and modify complex Linux based programs & scripts to automate operating environments.Detailed responsibilities include:

  • Developing Linux based logic, code, tests and debugging of software package automation.

  • Packaging and engineering releases to integrate with the Linux operating systems, including assisting in automated deployments of applications and supporting process re-engineering activities

  • Providing innovative engineering and systems integration services to automate complex Linux environments.

  • Investigating and resolving operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel.

  • Identifying implementation technical risks and analyses potential impact on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives

  • Designing, implementing and maintaining procedures relating to service catalog and/or service level management activities

  • Assisting in rectifying issues and improving service

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 10 years of Linux and automation experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience deploying technical solutions into enterprises

  • Worked in high performance, highly complex deployment environments and done hands on automation in a linux based environment.

  • Experience using the Agile Framework

  • Hands-on skills in scripting in Linux/Unix Experience with Deployment Automation for applications using scripts or tools like Puppet, Chef, or Salt

  • Hands-on experience in Build Automation and Release Management

  • Hands-on experience with Build repositories like Nexus

  • Hands-on experience with Build tools like ANT or Maven

  • Hands-on experience with web servers such as Apache Web Server, Websphere, Tomcat or Red Hat TC Server, JBoss, etc.

  • Understanding of protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, SMTP

  • Experience with cloud and web service technologies

  • Eagerness to learn and grow skill set EOE/M/F/D/V

  • Demonstrated expertise in security policy and implementation.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor?s or Master?s degree in an IT, engineering, or science discipline and/or 10+ years of experience in an IT Project or Program Management role.

  • Agile certification such as Certified ScrumMaster, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, SAFe Agilist or SAFe for Government Certification a plus.

  • Certifications in technical confines such as Microsoft, Redhat, IBM a plus.