Linux/Windows Sys Admin

Springfield, VA

Job ID: 130985 Industry: Government


Candidates must have a TS/SCI security clearance and willing to sit for a Polygraph in order to be considered.

Program/Project Description:

Our client is the prime on a large program that provides Support to the customer’ s Mission Engineering Systems.  The program is broken down into a Tier1/Tier2 Service Desk, which provides 24 x 7 x 365 Systems Support and the team includes Systems Administration Support, as well as Network and Hardware Systems Support and Information Assurance / Information Security Support.  They also have an Tier 2 / Tier 3 Systems Administration team which provides O&M Support for their Unix/Linux Systems.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more Linux / Solaris operating systems.  
  • System Administration is done primarily from the CLI; Command Line Interface
  • May program or script in an various shell languages.          
  • Test and evaluate system functions and capabilities.          
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
  • Perform the necessary research to resolve issues to conclusion

  • 5+  years of LINUX/WINDOWS System Administration at the Command Line Interface (CLI): 
  • Unix shell command competency – should be able to:         
    • Interpret scripts as to their function
    • Manipulate and edit files using copy, scp, diff and vi.          
    • Control and determine the state of services and daemons Manage process control
    • Perform filesystem management (mount, unmount, fsck, swap, and mkfs, etc)     
  • Experience with the following processes and concepts:       
    • Automountd
    • NFS          
    • DNS          
    • Ethernet networking and TCP/IP     
    • Syslog       
    • Cron          
  • DoD 8570 compliant - Security+ CE or CCNA-Security certification.

Desired Skills:
  • BS degree or equivalent
  • ADVANCED candidates should have the knowledge of:
    • Sendmail, IMAP
    • ZFS administration
    • Udev
    • Nameservices, NIS, NIS+, LDAP
    • Xwindow services
    • Printer Configurations (CUPS)
    • Multipath
    • Logical volume administration
    • Disk Partitioning
    • Zone administration
    • Clustered file systems

Job Type: Full Time  

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