LINUX System Adminstrator-Mid Level
- Military veterans preferred
2020-02-04 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Reston Virginia 20190 United States
SAIC is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers. This is a great opportunity to become Poly cleared!
This position will be responsible for the following:
Coordinates, directs and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
Continually monitors and tunes multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
Ensures data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
Plans and implements the modernization of servers.
Develops, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules.
Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
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 6 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 cool stuff you'll 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
Installation, configuration and
management of Windows-based development tools
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
Familiarity with cross-security
Previously supported the
DIA within the last 5-years