DevOps System Administrator Job in Bethesda, MD

Medical Science & Computing, Inc. (MSC) is dedicated to providing scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a long history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH). MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities. We are currently searching for a DevOps System Administrator to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This is a full-time position located at the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD. The ideal candidate will be a Systems Administrator who has spent time working as a developer, and understands current DevOps models and software development trends for publishing web applications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with software application developers to architect, configure, and troubleshoot application servers and the software running on them.
  • Manage the deployment, maintenance, and upgrade process of Applications developed by different development groups and teams
  • Implement COTS installations, changes, upgrades, patches and production
  • Install and configure systems, custom and third party software packages
  • Translate development team requirements into Application/System configuration
  • Coordinate tasks between Development teams and Systems team
  • Constantly evaluate and improve current processes or design and implement new processes to meet business needs
  • Use their Systems and Networking knowledge to isolate and fix application problems

Position Requirements:

  • At least 5+ years of experience
  • LINUX/Solaris Administration
  • Strong Scripting Skills in Bash/Perl* (sh/ksh/csh/tcsh) and the ability to script on systems using VI/VIM or EMACS
  • Experience maintaining patch levels of software installations across multiple systems
  • Apache Server administration experience
  • Experience troubleshooting and fixing errors common to Applications and Application servers
  • Experience in Application Deployment – Java, Standalone Custom Apps, COTS Products
  • Experience with Version Control Software Setup, Administration, Configuration (GIT, Subversion, CVS)

Highly Desired:

  • BigIP F5 Loadbalancing Software or other Global and Local Traffic Management Appliances
  • Experience Integrating/Configuring Coldfusion, Tomcat (any Java Application Server), Docker, Phusion Passenger, or Vagrant, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or Salt

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