Linux System Administrator (SR1412) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Mexico
United States


SAIC is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator who, with excellence, can perform the daily activities of configuration, and operation of systems, which may be mainframe, mini, or client/server based; perform the optimizing of system operation and resource utilization and perform system capacity analysis and planning; provide assistance to users in accessing and using business systems.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management of Information Systems, or relevant discipline and 5 years or more of experience OR 9 years or more of experience in lieu of degree; Or Master's degree and 3 years or more of experience. 
  • Minimum 5 years experience performing systems administration on a Linux operating system.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Familiarity with network protocols and network management technologies.
  • Skill utilizing software diagnostic tools and the ability to conduct appropriate troubleshooting processes and conduct appropriate upgrades.
  • Ability to understand the application and utilization of software packages.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, vendors, and database administrators.
  • Knowledge of operating systems, including UNIX, Linux,
  • Ability to research, assemble, and evaluate information or data regarding industry practices or applicable regulatory changes and recommend sound, practical solutions to complex issues.
  • Ability to define systems requirements based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms.
  • Ability to define technical standards and functionality tests, and to develop specifications, prototypes, or initial user guides.
  • Computer and network troubleshooting
  • DOE “L" clearance to start, DOD “Secret" with reciprocity is acceptable

Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of operating systems Windows, and MacOS.
  • Experience leading and implementing large technical solutions
  • Scripting/Automation experience
  • Virtualization, servers, storage, and networking equipment experience
  • Automation platforms such as Ansible, VmWare, Python
  • ESXI experience