Lead Linux Administrator (Ref: 6428)

Bethesda, MD, US
Apr 17, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is seeking a Lead Linux Administrator in Bethesda, MD.

Duties & Responsibilities

Employer: Medical Science and Computing, LLC

Position: Lead Linux Administrator (Ref: 6428)

Location: 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814

    • Work with software application developers to architect, configure, and troubleshoot application servers and the software running on them by utilizing experience with Cloud administration and project management, scripting in Perl, Python, Ruby or Java and/or shell scripting, writing self-contained scripts, Puppet, Chef or Ansible, and Linux/Unix Administration, Apache, Java.
    • Oversee infrastructure administration including deployment, maintenance, and upgrade process of applications developed by different development groups and teams.
    • Implement COTS installations, changes, upgrades, patches and production.
    • Install and configure systems, custom and third party software packages.
    • Interpret development team requirements into Application/System configuration.
    • Coordinate tasks between Development teams and the Systems team.
    • Evaluate and improve current processes or design and implement new processes to meet business needs.
    • Use the Systems and Networking knowledge to isolate and fix application problem.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
  • 3 years of post-baccalaureate experience reflecting demonstrable ability in the skill set described above.
  • Experience must include at least 2 years of experience with leading a team.

Company Description

We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.

The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

What you'll get...
  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
  • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
  • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
  • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
  • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
  • Support! Working parents and busy professionals - we've got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to Care.com.
  • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
  • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.