1901 Group

Founded: 2009
Employees: 51-200
Information Technology and Services

Red Hat Engineer


Job Title: Red Hat Engineer

Location: Reston, VA

Clearance Required:  Eligibility for a Security Clearance


The candidate will assist with the establishment of a new Government data center in a colocation facility, to include the establishment of production and non-production network, compute, virtualization, storage, telecom, IT security, and cloud components.  The candidate will assist as needed with aspects of data and application migration from the current to the new environment.  The candidate should be capable of providing tier three and four engineering and automation support in a cloud and on-prem physical/virtual Linux and Windows server provisioning environment. The candidate will work closely with team members and infrastructure partners to engineer, automate, and implement design decisions, often requiring the development of working knowledge in new fields to integrate a wide array of software. The candidate must be able to recommend, implement, and defend decisions that maintain the enterprise baseline in support of the office/component stated desire to support standardization at the IT infrastructure layer and the current office/component focus on automated operations.


  • Provide technical guidance in software engineering techniques and automated support tools
  • Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional activities
  • Prepare required documentation, including both program-level and user level documentation
  • Assist in establishing standards for information systems procedures
  • Complete day to day Operations & Maintenance tasks
  • Perform operating system software updates/upgrades/patches
  • Perform technical evaluations, analysis and troubleshooting for all supported servers in response to help desk tickets including, server failures, full system outages, troubleshooting
  • Assist in server maintenance and special projects, during extended work hours
  • Support customer in the development, automation, and maintenance of a server baseline
  • Assess server loads and work with tech lead on developing tuning recommendations


  • YUM or other Linx patch management
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux including Red Hat and variants of the Linux operating system such as but not limited to Scientific Linux or CentOS.
  • Demonstrated experience with shell scripting and manipulating the Linux command line.
  • Demonstrated experience employing engineering skill and critical thinking with respect to providing tier three infrastructure support.
  • Demonstrated experience in information security and implementation of Linux security tools.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating new capabilities into a software baseline.
  • Red Hat Certification
  • Linux: 4 years
  • YUM: 1 year
  • security +: 1 year


  • Demonstrated experience with RHSA.
  • Demonstrated experience with Puppet.
  • Demonstrated experience with Azure.
  • Demonstrated experience with RHEL.
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.


1901 Group provides IT services through the use of an integrated cloud-based platform that enables monitoring, management, and optimization of IT environments that span on-premise, co-location, and cloud computing environments.  Our “as a service” model (XaaS) embeds all of the people, processes and technology necessary to deliver highly efficient IT services on a 24x7x365 basis.   

This position profile incorporates the core responsibilities of the job.  It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs.  Nothing in this profile restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

1901 Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

1901 Group offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary, excellent group medical, vision and dental programs, life insurance and short term/long term disability coverage, 401K savings plan; employee training, development and education programs; advancement opportunities; and much more!

1901 Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

1901 Group “Contingent” offers for employment may stipulate that one or more requirements be satisfied before final commitment between candidate and 1901 Group  is established; namely, award of contract to the 1901 Group.  Contingent requirements vary and may also include, but not be limited to additional factors (i.e., the position still being available after negotiations with the Government; final approval of your qualifications by the Government; or ability to successfully acquire and/or transfer a DoD security clearance)

U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

1901 Group is a drug free workplace.



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