Linux Architect

3 months ago
$55 - $65/hour (Estimated)Reston, VAWisetek Providers, Inc.



Job Description:

  • May serve as lead or technical expert to define and maintain the architectural frameworks/patterns, processes, standards and guidelines related to systems, business or data architecture.
  • Define core and support technology, data entities, business functions and/or subject areas that transcend organizational and functional boundaries.
  • Provide technical and architectural subject matter expertise to the various development teams including communicating architectural decisions and mentoring other technical staff around the various development technologies and decisions.
  • Identify core common data shared across the enterprise and participate in enterprise wide efforts to reach common understanding of those data.
  • May serve as lead, technical expert or project manager to team(s) concerned with development, networking and/or project management to coordinate changes and support enterprise technology initiatives.
  • Conduct studies of new technologies to provide more efficient and cost effective architecture solutions
  • Oversee multiple projects in order to preserve the architectural vision and protect stakeholder interests as well as to meet operational and financial reporting requirements
  • Confer with business units and application development staff to understand both the business and technical requirements and to define architectural constraints

Specialized Skills:

  • Expert level SUSE & Red Hat Administration experience
  • Experience with Certification & Hardening SUSE & Red Hat Operating Systems
  • Experience with Linux Patching Automation and VMware OS Template Creation
  • Expert level experience in Scripting Python, Perl, Bash
  • Experience with deployment or use of configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Experience with Infrastructure Automation, Infrastructure capacity monitoring and automated scaling solutions
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Strong experience in assessing architecture quality and resiliency viz. scalability, availability, throughput, failover, etc.

Location: Reston, VA

Duration: 1 year

Job Type: Contract