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Metronome System Administrator in Reston, Virginia

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Employment Type: Full-TimeResponsibilities:Primary responsibility is the maintenance of a large ElasticSearch/MongDB cluster running on Linux on multiple domains, along with the Java application and web services. One system is running in the Cloud - the other is running on physical hardware but is in process of migrating to the Cloud. The system indexes millions of documents with hundreds more coming in every day. The application and web services support mission critical interfaces. This position requires strong skillsets administering Linux, ElasticSearch (cluster), MongoDB (cluster), working in a Cloud (AWS) infrastructure, and monitoring and resolving application or component issues. Will also require the ability to stand up a new environment in AWS and migrate the production system to it.Must maintain Dev, Test, and Production environments.Will also serve as a backup Sysadmin to other Linux systems.Basic Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI with CI Poly requiredSecurity+CE or higher certification (such as CASP or CISSP) requiredRecent experience in the listed technologies required.AWS skills required - AWS certificate preferred.Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills required.Must understand how to harden/STIG all components of a system.Must know how to request and install PKI certificates.This position is fully funded and immediately available.

Clearance Requirement:

  • TS//SCI with CI Polygraph

Background Screening/Check/Investigation: Successful Completion of a Background check will be required as a condition of hire.

Benefits: Metronome offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefit eligibility is determined on the type of position (full-time, part-time, temporary). Metronome's range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Life insurance, Paid Time-off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.

Application Process: Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration for employment.1. Select Create Profile and Apply to Requirement2. Complete your Profile and Answer the Questionnaire3. Upload a Current Resume4.Complete the Online Application and Submit

Evaluation process: Metronome will evaluate applicants based on how well they meet the qualifications of the position above. Your completed application (Including questionnaire, resume and online application) will be used to determine your eligibility and how well you meet the qualifications for the position.Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to your resume and application; if either your resume or application contradicts or does not support your responses, you will disqualify yourself and not receive further consideration for this job.

Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyMetronome does not discriminate in employment on the basis or race, color, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation PolicyMetronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, preform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process should contact Metronome Human Resources at or 703-957-4082. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case-basis.

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