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Technical Systems Lead- Suse Linux OS

Company: Thales
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Location: Reston, United States of AmericaThales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.Technical Systems Lead- Suse Linux OSReston, Virginia (Hybrid)Position SummaryThales is looking for a Technical Systems Lead- Suse Linux who will be responsible for owning the maintenance and administration of systems and related computing environments at 2 U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) data centers, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations; mentor and train support personnel in the operations and maintenance of a national security system; diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and manage the replacement of defective components when necessary.Regulatory Compliance RequirementsMust have U.S. or Dual Citizenship (with U.S. being one of the citizenships) and be able to obtain post-hire Public Trust Security Clearance from the Department of Homeland SecurityKey Areas of ResponsibilityAs the technical leader of the group, you will own all tasks assigned to data center personnel to ensure successful completion.Responsible for providing mentorship and daily technical leadership of data center systems administrators.Ensure all systems are operational by daily monitoring of the team and the system for technical issues.Troubleshoot and resolve systems issues on various operating systems (Suse, Ansible, Windows AIX etc.).Owns and drives technical design, planning, implementation, and recovery of systems.Evaluate, test, and lead the installation of software and firmware updates to meet security requirements and to resolve software and system issues.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar technical discipline and 9 years of related experience, OR a minimum of 15 years of related, technical experience in Linux/Unix/AIX and Windows in lieu of a degree.At least 5 years of technical leadership experience with a team of senior systems administrators and ability to work various hours, including on-call support.Provide technical coaching to technical team members (developers, system administrators, and network engineers) to apply industry standards and improvements.Prior Suse Linux Enterprise Server 15 advanced administration skills - experience applying Suse 15 Operating System security patching in proven efficient manner in high availability, live patching test and production environments.At least 5 years of hardware management skills (troubleshoot issues with physical and virtual servers; firmware updates).Prior Experience with IBM Power 10 or similar systems as well as prior experience administering AIX in a HACMP clustered environment.If you're excited about working with Thales, but not meeting the requirements for this position, we encourage you to join our Talent Community!What We OfferThales provides an extensive benefits program for all full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week and their eligible dependents, including the following:---Elective Health, Dental, Vision, FSA/HSA, Voluntary Life and AD&D, Whole Group Life w/LTC, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Plan, Identity Theft, and Pet Insurance.---Retirement Savings Plan after 30 days of employment with a company contribution and a match, and with no vesting period.---Company paid holidays and Paid Time Off.---Company provided Life Insurance, AD&D, Disability, Employee Assistance Plan, and Well-being Program.Why Join Us?Say HI and learn more about working at Thales click here.

This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with a criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please contact us at .

Keywords: Thales, Reston , Technical Systems Lead- Suse Linux OS, IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia

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