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Linux System Administrator/DevOps (Vienna)

compensation: Negotiable
employment type: full-time

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Job Title: Linux System Administrator/DevOps

Employment Type: 1099


Position Summary:

Tesla Government Inc. (that’s us) is seeking a talented Linux System Administrator/DevOps to help us deploy our brilliant software. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an insatiable curiosity, dedication to quality, and a desire to be part of a rapidly growing company.

The place of work is in the Vienna/Tysons Corner area and is Metro accessible on the Silver Line (Springhill Metro).

Why would you want to work for Tesla? (Not the car company, the other one.) It’s a really good place to work. We make cool stuff that people really use; some of them even like it. 

We work hard, but we don’t work to death. We understand inspiration doesn’t work on a time table. We’re a small company, so we can do things the right way. 

Our dev team is good and tight. We work closely, so you need to be on site.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Script/automate core processes to improve efficiency as well as platform availability.

  • manage system monitoring and alerting tools such as Splunk, AWS tools such as CloudWatch and SNS, solve operational issues through engineering automated solutions.

  • Work with AWS tools, services and API’s such as Lambda, IAM, EC2, S3, VPC, Security groups, EBS, etc. to improve efficiency on daily Operations tasks in an integrated mixed Windows and Linux environment.

  • Administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), prepare and build Red Hat RPM packages and implement Yum archives, work with Agile development process and common tools such as Git, Jira, and Jenkins, DevOps tools such as ansible. 

  • Manage Java and Apache Tomcat, PHP and Apache Httpd, work with Nginx, and other technologies and tools such as OpenVPN, and WireShark.


Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in Systems Engineering/DevOps role is required, ideally in a startup or fast-growing company.

  • 3+ years Hands on experience with managing/administering Linux systems

  • 2+ years AWS cloud experience

  • Adept at troubleshooting and administering Linux systems, dealing with networking issues (TCP, UDP, SSL certificates, firewalls, proxies, and reverse proxies), and fine tuning instrumentation and alerting systems.

  • Experience in virtualization/container (KVM, VMWare, Docker, etc).

  • Understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle

  • Experience in networking skills is a big plus

  • Ability to solve operational issues through engineering automated solutions.

  • Experience with system monitoring and alerting tools such as Splunk and Nagios

  • Familiarity with operations like backups, restores, and access management.

  • Familiarity with release and configuration management (Subversion, Git).

  • Project management experience is a plus


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management experience

  • Experience in networking

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.  Your cover letter should include:

• The words “I am a US Citizen and I am ok with getting a clearance.”

• A brief (one paragraph) description of a DevOps project you have worked on, your role, and the outcome.


Tesla Government Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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