LINUX Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

San Antonio
United States

Basic Qualifications
The successful LINUX Systems Administrator must have:
Hands-on experience with UNIX/LINUX
Troubleshooting experience
Networking experience
Customer service experience
Responsive Help Desk experience
Microsoft Office product experience
Excellent communications skills
Scripting experience
Ability to multi-task
Data Center experience
Applicants must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-II or higher
Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time CONUS and OCONUS, scheduled and unscheduled with short notice
Must be able to support rotating morning shifts (8 AM–5 PM and 6AM – 3PM)
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Clearance Requirements:
This position requires a minimum of an active TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. 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 has an immediate opening for a LINUX SYstems 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. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
Red Hat LINUX command level administration
Trusted Network Environment (TNE) Pitbull command level administration
Command level troubleshooting of OS and associated hardware/software
Create and resolve helpdesk action items
Manage cross domain enterprise level solutions
Provide on-site technical solutions
Install, move and or break-down systems
Create detailed technical reports and metrics
Provide detailed technical solutions
Perform system builds
Maintain the security and stability of cross domain solutions
Interact with customers
Create, modify, and remove user accounts
Perform Linux audit and reporting tasks
Command level Database troubleshooting, including SQL, skills highly desirable
Must be able to perform scheduled and unscheduled fly away support
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