Linux Field Service Engineer – Novetta

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Computer, Software & IT
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : November 24, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

We are seeking a TS/SCI cleared Linux Field Service Engineer, at Doha, Qatar to be responsible for maintaining mission essential systems while providing direct support to end users in an operational environment.


  • Be proficient supporting a distributed LINUX server and Database environment – Virtual and Physical.
  • Problem solve complex IT topics and take initiative to recommend and implement solutions.
  • Positive attitude and user support oriented, willingness to teach and advise on technical and functional issues.
  • Be required to meet short notice operational requirements.
  • Up to 50% travel to customer site in Djibouti, Africa.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience supporting Linux/Unix systems (RedHat, CentOS, or Scientific Linux) in an enterprise production environment.
  • 3+ years working with and understanding TCP/IP networking, including addressing, sub-netting, routing, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • 3+ years experience with system administrative scripting. (bash, Python, etc.).
  • 3+ years experience with modern server deployment techniques including templates, kick starting, and configuration management systems, etc.
  • 3+ years experience with No-SQL database server deployment and management (Cassandra, MongoDB, etc.).
  • 3+ years experience with SQL database (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc)
  • 3+ years experience with deployment and configuration of monitoring systems (Nagios, Cacti, etc.).
  • 3+ years working with and understanding security concepts, including but not limited to firewalls, encryption, identity management, and hardening.
  • 3+ years experience implementing security best practices in production environments.
  • 3+ years experience with deploying and maintaining IT automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Salt, etc.).
  • 3+ years experience and knowledge of DNS configuration and best practices.
  • 3+ years experience with Data management and disaster recovery processes.
  • 3+ years experience with mission critical Enterprise level systems and IT operations, aka “5 Nines”.

Desired Skills:

  • Interact and collaborate with war-fighters on a daily basis.
  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders.
  • Collect customer requirements and train users.
  • Willingness to work occasional long hour days and weekends when necessary.
  • Desire to learn new technologies to share and build knowledge with the teams.
  • BS in Computer Science or related field.

Security Clearance:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance required.

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