Principal Linux System Administrator - NASA/GSFC - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-08
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Greenbelt
Maryland
20771
United States

Description

Job Description:

  • Perform senior-level Linux/Unix system administration including troubleshooting, fault isolation, system tuning, software installation, maintenance.

  • Identify and implement system and process-level improvements including providing recommendations to purchase and then implementing hardware and software solutions.

  • Provide senior-level mentoring to junior and mid-level system administration staff.

  • Developing and implement strategy, design, implementation and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.

  • Ideal candidate must be able to grasp a wide range of unique skills, and be able to think and respond quickly to real-time problems as they arise.

  • Candidate must have strong multi-tasking skills to effectively meet task objectives.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation providing off-hours support.

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

 

Required Skills:

  • Linux/Unix operating system administration

  • Scripting experience with Perl, Bash, Python, etc.

  • TCP/IP and network protocols including DNS, SMTP, SNMP, ICMP, SSH, RADIUS, and LDAP

  • Windows operating system administration

  • VMWare ESXi hypervisors

  • Self-disciplined and self- motivated

  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills.  

 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience supporting Federal systems including FISMA Certification and Accreditation

  • Managing software and hardware deployment projects

  • Experience with Postfix, HP Opsware, Sybase, Apache, mysql, mrtg, Nagios, HP Network Automation, Juniper WANDL,  high-availability server clusters, HP Open View and HP Network Node Manager 

 

Security Clearance:

  • Must have:  Secret (or better) United States Department of Defense clearance.