LINUX SYS ADMIN

Fort Meade, MD

Job ID: 132273 Industry: Government

LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Candidate must have a TS/ SCI with Polygraph security clearance in order to be considered.

Program / Project Description:

Our client provides Technical Solutions to this Intelligence Agency customer.  They have a long term contract and are called upon as the go to Subject Matter Experts when it comes to implementing, integrating and maintaining software in a production environment.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Linux systems.
  • Manages day-to-day operation, monitoring and problem resolution or IT systems.  Daily activities include account management, installation and maintenance of operating system and application patches.
  • Installs, configures and maintains required applications such as McAfee virus scanning tools, system event logging and auditing, configuration management tools, system health and monitoring tools, and IAVA compliance patching.
  • Optimizes system operations and resource utilization, and performs system capacity analysis and planning along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
  • Configure and manages Linux operating systems and installs/load operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components.
  • Supports the design of systems, mission architecture and associated hardware
  • Provides recommendations on required hardware and systems configuration to improve overall system performance and security.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of system configuration and operating procedures.

Required Skills:
  • 6 years of experience with all facets of Linux system administration to include:
    • RedHat / CentOS / Oracle
    • Management of: Users & File Systems, Backups, Patches, Security, Networks
    • Hardware administration/troubleshooting/installation
    • Software installation, administration & troubleshooting
    • Performance tuning
  • 6 years of experience with all facets of administering a production system:
    • System accreditation processes:
    • System hardening
    • Preparation for penetration and vulnerability testing
    • System Monitoring & Health monitoring & Troubleshooting
    • Use of customer’ s: software repositories, authentication services, network services, COOP facilities, SSP & asset management systems
    • Experience with installation/management of Apache Tomcat, NiFi, Java, Browsers as well as Cisco Switch management/configuration

Desired Skills:
  • Oracle ZFS storage appliance management/configuration
  • Oracle Exadata
  • Jira, Confluence, Git/software configuration management
  • Bash/Perl/etc. scripting
  • Puppet
  • Docker
  • F5 BigIP administration

Job Type: Full Time  

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