Job Summary

Windows/Linux Server Engineer

  • Location:
    Arlington , Virginia
  • Category:
    System Administrator
  • Contract Type:
  • Job reference:

Modis is looking for a contractor interested in supporting our client in Alexandria, VA as a Linux Server Engineer.
Position Title: Windows/Linux Server Engineer
Location: Arlington, VA
Type: Contract
This position supports the Information Technology department and is a member of the Server Engineering team. The candidate will be responsible for managing and performing daily operational tasks supporting Windows and Linux servers. The candidate needs to be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills.
Candidate Requirements and Qualifications:  
•Bachelors of Science in related Information Technology field (e.g. Computer Science, Information technology etc.) or equivalent experience
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•2+ years of work experience with VMWare
•4+ -Experience in delivering recurring build releases that update the operating system and bundled components that ensure compliance with required patches and version upgrades
•Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and peers
•Operating system proficiency in Microsoft and Linux
•Hardware proficiency in the server environment
•Understanding the technique of a Blue-green environment that reduces downtime
•Scripting skills such as PowerShell (Windows) and equivalent shell scripting (Linux)
•Experienced with SQL language (queries, views, and stored procedures)
•Familiarity with storage systems and backup products
•Experience with Active Directory, DNS, Certificate Services, and Group Policy
Familiar with Amazon Web Services is a plus
•Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and working collaboratively with the client to identify and solve key constraints, risks and issues
•Familiar with Change Management protocols
•Assist with network and application troubleshooting along with technical consulting support
•U.S. citizenship preferred  
Candidate Duties and Responsibilities:
•Build servers for both Windows and Linux in the virtual and physical environments
•Update and manage work using the JIRA ticketing system
•Apply required server patches to remediate vulnerabilities and support Microsoft’s monthly cycle using LANDesk LDMS.
•Troubleshooting server health and performance issues to ensure a stable environment
•Understand and apply appropriate group policies
•Attend team meeting
•take ownership of problems/tasks/projects and work them through completion
•identify, analyze and resolve system bottlenecks related to system hardware and or software in a timely manner
•Server lifecycle management
•Server storage and backups

Apply Below


Note: Required fields marked with an asterisk (*).


Primary Number
[Ctrl (Cmd Mac) + Click] to select multiple industries
Upload your resume
Terms of Use


Upload your resume using

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal employment opportunity information:
EEO is the Law (poster) | EEO is the Law (poster supplement) | Reaffirmation of Affirmative Action Policy Statement