Unix System Administrator Manager - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Washington Dc
District of Columbia
United States


SAIC is currently seeking a UNIX Systems Administrator Manager to support the US Army Corps of Engineers Revolutionary IT Services (USACE RITS) program.

NOTE: This is a 100% virtual / work from home / remote position located anywhere in the CONUS.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers.
  •  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.


Required Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience in Lieu of Degree
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience administrating and managing servers and systems, specializing in UNIX/LINUX operating systems to include RHEL 6, RHEL 7 and RHEL 8 and Solaris 
  • Must possess a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent.  
  • Must possess a Security+ CE certification.
  • Proficient with compiling/installing/troubleshooting perl modules for different versions.  
  • Including OS and other application/software requirements.
  • Proficient with compiling/installing/troubleshooting python modules for different versions.
  • Including OS and other application/software requirements.
  • Familiarity with re-creating or bundling custom modules for perl and python to the lifecycle environments (dev, stage, prod)
  • Familiarity with Red Hat packaging (rpm, yum, etc.) for  RHEL 6, RHEL 7 and RHEL 8
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • Must have Interim Secret to Start

Target salary range: $105,001 - $115,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.