Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Linux Systems Engineer in Offutt AFB, NE (NO REMOTE). This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.



The Linux Systems Engineer will perform Linux implementations on enterprise and mission systems. The Linux Systems Engineer is responsible for all technical phases of projects.

  • Perform as primary assigned engineer to prepare and implement technical solutions to address customer requirements.
  • Coordinate requirements based on information gathered from customer-provided documentation, customer interviews, and affected lines of service.
  • Develop project definitions and engineering estimates to include cost estimates and cost benefit analysis.
  • Manage and/or perform implementation for approved technical solutions.
  • Participate in all phases of the development life cycle with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing and acceptance phases.
  • Design and prepare technical reports and related documentation.
  • Prepare briefings and prepare updates on project/task status.
  • Prepare purchase requests and configuration management documentation.
  • Attend Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings with government customers to learn of new requirements.
  • Build UNIX / Linux servers, ensure security requirements are met, test servers/systems/software/hardware, and integrate/install them into the production environment.
  • Performance monitoring and provide documentation of issues and recommendations.
  • Bachelors degree with 5-7 years of relevant experience, OR a Masters degree with 3-5 years of relevant experience, OR a PhD with 0-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Without a degree, 8+ years of relevant experience (military experience will be considered).
  • Minimum of an active Secret Security Clearance; Top Secret Security Clearance is preferred.
  • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.x / 8.x, VMware VSphere 6.x and higher, Red Hat Satellite 6.7 and higher.
  • Experience with Automation/Configuration Management for Linux (Puppet/Ansible).
  • Experience with Containers (Docker/Kubernetes) and Container Orchestration (Tanzu/OpenShift).
  • Experience with S_ Operations.
  • Working understanding of system engineering processes and tasks including requirements gathering, creating a technical solution, implementation, and test/verification.
  • Experience with System integration (hardware, software, network, and database).
  • Experience with Multi-hardware system operation, performance, and system effectiveness.
  • Experience with SAN hardware layout and configuration.
  • Experience with system security, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG).
  • Experience with system engineering tools, Visio.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • DOD 8570 Information Assurance Technical Level II (or higher) compliance is required; At least one of the following certifications: Security + CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, CND, SSCP.
  • Additional desired Certifications include ITIL Foundations, Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA), or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE).
  • Must hold, at minimum, active/current DoD Secret Security Clearance. Top Secret preferred with the ability to obtain SCI.

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