Linux/Unix System Administrator

Annapolis Junction, MD

Job ID: 127911 Industry: Government

Linux/Unix System Administrator

Candidate must have TS SCI with POLY

Program Description:

Our client is prime on a contract supporting a government customer. This candidate will be part of a team responsible for a system in support of the customers cyber capability platform that provides a unified, timely, and responsive capability that enables Cyber Situational Awareness.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

The System Administrator will perform UNIX/Linux administration for the environment. The admin will be responsible for administering user accounts, performing server subsystem configuration and performing backups. They will also be installing software.

The Administrator should know how to write simple Shell scripts to automate certain tasks. They will also be doing a little bit of network management so an understanding of fundamental networking and distributed computer environment concepts is very important.

Their duties include everything from system operations, patching, updates, and performance tuning to Perform system operations, patching, updates, and performance tuning for both production and development environments. They will also use Nagios to perform health and monitoring of the systems.

The system they support creates a cyberspace domain bridging element capability supporting standardized cyber activities. It is being built to be interoperable across department, service, or cyberspace partners. It is presently a prototype that has been approved to hold operational data. It is a fast paced project using Agile Development methodology.

The ideal candidate should have strong customer service, organizational skills, preferred knowledge of applicable Gov policies and procedures.

Required Skills:
  • Sixteen (16) years of System Administration experience (A technical BS counts for 4 years of experience, a technical MS counts for 6 years of experience)
  • Strong Linux/Unix/Solaris administration experience (user accounts, server configuration, installation of software, backups, etc.)
  • Ability to write simple Shell scripts
  • MUST HAVE SECURITY +

Desired:
  • Red Hat
  • VMware
  • Cloud technologies

Job Type: Full Time   

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