Senior LINUX System Adminstrator
- Military veterans preferred
2020-02-04 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Reston Virginia 20190 United States
SAIC is seeking a Sr. LINUX Systems AdministratorPerforms high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers. This is a great opportunity to obtain a CI Poly!
This position will be responsible for the following:
Coordinate, direct and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
Schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
Continually monitor and tune multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
Ensure workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
Ensure data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
Plan and implement the modernization of servers.
Develop, implement and promote standard operating procedures and schedules.
Conduct hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
Develop and implement new standards, policies and procedures.
Work closely with Network and Systems Analysts to help determine and develop the systems that will be implemented.
Must have a current/active
TS/SCI and be will/able to obtain a CI Polygraph
Requires a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree
Minimum of 10 years of experience
with the administration and distribution of Linux systems (preferably RHEL
and CentOS at a minimum)
Proficient in creation and
management of VMWare-based virtual machines
configuring, maintaining, monitoring and troubleshooting LINUX servers,
either physical (bare metal) or virtual (VMWare or equivalent)
Experience in hardening Linux
systems based on DISA STIGs requirements or similar hardening regulations
IC/DoD security experience to
include auditing, virus scanning and IAVA resolution
Offline system patching (such
Setup, configure and maintain
various LINUX servers to support development, test, integration and
operational software threads
Work with development teams to
design, implement and maintain continuous integration environment for
several projects across multiple networks
Support security with VM
hardening, patching, auditing, new software requests and other security
Track and manage internal and
external software licenses
Manage Atlassian tool suite
(JIRA, Bit Bucket, Confluence) in support of software and system
Desired Qualifications - or the fun things you'll get to learn!
Solid general network knowledge (TCP/IP, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, NFS), Amazon Web Service (AWS) management and deployment
Experience configuring and deploying web containers/apps (J2EE)
Experience and active certifications that meet the ICD 503 guidelines for system administration
Experience in installation, configuration and management of Windows-based development tools
Experience with installation, configuration and management of PostgreSQL databases
Experience with Shell (Bourne, Korn, Bash, csh, ect…) scripting or scripting in Perl or Python
Experience with network storage technologies (S3, block and object)
Experience with log management, syslog, SIEM, ect
Experience with HPC and GPU architectures
Familiarity with cross-security domain solutions
Previously supported the DIA within the last 5-years