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Senior Platform Operations Engineer

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The Opportunity

We're looking for a Senior Platform Operations Engineer, working in the IT (excluding Telecommunication) industry in Reston, Virginia, United States.

  • Troubleshoot production problems at depth and participate in an iterative improvement process focused on improving platform reliability.

The pay range we're offering is 60 - 70 per hour. This position may present an opportunity to go permanent.

Our Client

Our client provides agile consulting and staffing. Helping organizations fulfill their most important initiatives and opportunities. For 30 years. From coast-to-coast.

Developing long-term relationships. Successfully retaining clients and placing consultants through multiple engagements. 

Providing you with the support, care, and attention you deserve. With advocates available 24x7 to help you with questions and concerns. This personal care together with great work has resulted in a 4.4 Glassdoor rating.

Join the most talented professionals in the industry working on strategic and world-class programs. 

Experience Required for Your Success
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in CS, EE or a related discipline and 8 years of relevant experience, or
  • Masters degree in CS, EE or a related discipline and 6 years of relevant experience
  • 5+ years of experience administering UNIX-based operating systems over a TCP/IP network
  • 5+ years of experience with SQL and familiarity with developing complex queries to extract data from multiple data sources
  • 5+ years of experience with knowledge of network protocols and implementations (DNS, NTP, TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, SMTP, ICMP, LDAP)
  • Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Advanced technical skills in troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Advanced programming skills in Perl, Python and/or shell scripting for UNIX-based operating systems
  • Comprehension of SSL/TLS protocol mechanics and cryptographic concepts
  • Thorough grasp of distributed systems, network routing, and Internet principles
  • Demonstrated understanding of emerging methods and tools for data collection and rapid flexible analysis
  • Solid oral/written communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • High level of attention to detail
What Do You Think?

Does your experience reflect what it takes to be successful in this role? Do the work and challenges get you excited about what's possible? Apply here.

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