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Jacobs Linux Engineer in Crystal City, Virginia

Linux Engineer


Jacobs has an immediate need for a Infrastructure Engineer to support our mission critical customer in Crystal City, VA. Qualified candidates must possess a Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a polygraph.

As member of the Application Support team the individual is responsible for providing support to applications, application systems, external data flow, and related infrastructure. Ensuring continual operations are stable, at peak performance and application health. Responding to and troubleshooting issues that arise or escalating as necessary. This also includes performing manual application tasks, software deployments and working with the user community. Selected candidate will get hands on experience with Linux, Application servers such as JBOSS, databases such as Oracle in addition to learning all the various mission critical applications.



A Bachelors and at least 8 to 12 years of experience in basic Linux Systems Administration. Desired: Experience with LINUX command line and ability to write and/or debug shell scripts. Active Top Secret Clearance, SCI Eligibility and ability to obtain a polygraph.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computer terminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work area walking moderate to long distances can sometimes be required.

Work Environment

Inside office/cubicle environment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management (100%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generation or current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability to support specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.


Attendance is critical. Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service to customers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service. Work outside of normal duty hours may be required with as little as one hour advance notice. Overtime is infrequent, but important when required (1%).

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to obtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

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Job Information Technology

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Crystal City-20357-VA90

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: MIS0000G7