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System Engineer - networking; linux, VMware and puppet administration

Annapolis Junction, MD
Belay Technologies has been voted #1 for Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work!  

Belay Tech is seeking a System Engineer with twenty (20)+ years experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts is required. Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. All candidates must hold an active DoD security clearance with polygraph. 
Required Experience:
  • CCNA Routing and Switching certification or better is a must.
  • Strong familiarity with L3 Networking and Routing best practices.
  • Cisco or Brocade(Extreme) routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Linux administration and engineering, including but not limited to:
    • DHCP, Apache, TFTP, PXE, openldap, bind, etc...
    • Building custom yum repos, familiar with rsysnc, crontab, netstat, netcat, tcpdump, symlink, initi levels, atop, ntp, and lsof
    • SELinux troubleshooting, firewall configuration, familiarity with auditd and rsyslog/logging
    • Manipulating logical volumes
  • Puppet administration
  • VMware administration
  • Ability to rack and stack servers and lift 50 pounds over your head
  • Configuring monitoring solutions
  • Scripting in bash at a minimum including experience writing scripts of at least 100 lines and the ability to read/understand what the scripts are doing
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certificate, or obtain within 90 days of starting
Desired Experience:
  • Familiarity with GitLab or other repository management solutions
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Salt administration
  • NetBackup
  • NetApp
  • Proficient documentation

Lead the Way 
Belay wants you to lead the way - push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!
Our team leads:
  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions...Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!
Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!

Perks and Benefits
Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including:
- Up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program)
- 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
- $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans
- Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay
- Dental coverage including orthodontia
- Up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay
- Pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!
Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to LeadTheWay@belaytech.com and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!

What We Do
Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, RR; SE3
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