Linux Cloud Administrator

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration:
Experience working with AWS GovCloud and/or C2S environments
Experience automating tasks in Bash, sh, Python, or another scripting language
Experience with patching servers/virtual machines (Red Hat Satellite preferred)
Familiarity working in environments with multiple levels of firewalls, routing, and network ACLs
Experience working with large instances of RDBMS systems such as Oracle
Experience with Apache Tomcat
Experience with Apache Solr/Lucene
AWS Certified Solutions Architect or SysOps Administrator Certifications
This position requires an active Top Secret security clearance upon hire and must meet SCI eligibility. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within the customer?s timeline after hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Linux Cloud Administrator to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Linux Cloud Administrator will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
Key Responsibilities
Install, configure, operate, and maintain integrated systems to support mission operations
Participate in the architecture development and design of AWS cloud migrations
Manage Amazon Web Service Cloud environments leveraging services such as VPC, EC2, RDS, Lambda, S3, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, IAM, etc.
Perform daily application updates and maintenance functions
Respond to Tier 3 and Tier 4 trouble tickets
Open trouble tickets and respond to trouble calls
Respond to management system alerts
Deploy monthly security patches and updates
Respond to after-hours trouble calls
Additional Responsibilities
Support annual FISMA and NIST security requirements
Participate as a member of a small, multi-disciplinary team that works cooperatively to ensure supported applications are available to support the customer mission
Become familiar with other team responsibilities to enable acting as backup/augmentation as required
Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) 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 13,000+ 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!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
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