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7 Apr 2022

Full-Time Linux System Administrator

MyNiceJob – Posted by mynicejob Oakton, VA

Job Description

 5 Years
 Bachelor’s degree
 Information Technology

 Defense & Space

 Limited assistance
 Only US citizens and Greencard holders


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required !

Job Summary

The company engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

The company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran


Bachelor of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field, plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


The company has an immediate opening for a Linux System Administrator.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  The company’s employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

What you bring to the table:

  • Experience with installation, configuration, and management of Linux systems (Red Hat experience preferred)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash
  • Experience with implementing security requirements

Ideally, you will also have experience with:

  • Storage Area Networks
  • Clustered File Systems
  • Ansible for configuration management and application deployment
  • Monitoring and alerting packages (e.g., Nagios, Grafana, and Prometheus)
  • TCP/IP, Internet Routing Protocols, private and public networks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemes, subnet creation and subnet masking
  • STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides)
  • RMF (Risk Management Framework)

 What sets you apart:

  •  Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle increasing responsibilities with growing complexity
  • Ability to interact effectively with project teams, managers, and end users
  • Creative and innovative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development


  • Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
  • Serves as a front-line interface to users with technical issues
  • Makes recommendations for hardware and software purchases
  • Interacts with third-party technology vendors and internal database staff
  • Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies
  • Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users
  • Performs Server administration for Server Operating Systems
  • Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers
  • Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware
  • Configures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on servers
  • Performs OS and vendor software patching on servers
  • Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools

Job Categories: Information Technology. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Firewalls, Linux Administration, Load Balancers, RMF (Risk Management Framework), STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides, Vlan, and VLANs.


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