Linux System Administrator - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Mexico
United States


SAIC is looking to fill a position for a Linux System Administrator/Architect who manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of systems which may be mainframe, mini, or client/server based. Plan and monitor the optimizing of system operation and resource utilization and perform systems capacity analysis and planning. Plan and monitor assistance to users in accessing and using business systems. The candidate must be a forward-thinking Linux System Administrator/Architect to support the modernization, deployment, configuration, security, and operation of Enterprise Information Technology infrastructure for a variety of customers and application workloads.


Required Skills:

  • BS/BA or Six (6) years' related experience, or AA + three (3) years' related experience

  • Three or more years working in an Enterprise IT infrastructure.

  • Three or more years of experience in UNIX/Linux administration.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q level security clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with application, web, and database workloads on Unix/Linux platforms

  • Familiarity with configuration management/automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, etc.

  • Familiarity with patch management tools such as Red Hat Satellite

  • Working knowledge of authentication methodologies like Kerberos, PAM, and LDAP

  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, DNS, FTP, SSH, and other common Internet protocols

  • Experience scripting (Shell, BASH, other)

  • Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMware

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated experience in effectively prioritizing and executing tasks in a constantly changing environment

  • Ability to develop and nurture effective relationships internal and external to the organization

  • Active DOE Q or DoD Top Secret clearance eligible for reciprocity