Linux Systems Administrator

Layton, UT 85257

Posted: 01/13/2021 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 82748

Job Description

A Relocation package may be available for this position.
 
We have an immediate opening for a LINUX Systems Administrator.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  our client's employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Red Hat LINUX command line administration
  • Command level troubleshooting of OS and associated hardware/software
  • Re-imaging workstations, servers and databases (both physical and virtual)
  • Apply Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and mitigation of vulnerabilities as directed by IA based on scan findings and applicable DoD direction
  • Systems engineering and development of network/environment diagrams
  • Planning for future growth and maintenance of applicable licensing
  • Provide detailed technical solutions
  • Create, modify, and remove user accounts
  • Perform Linux audit and reporting tasks
  • Command level Database troubleshooting, including SQL, skills highly desirable
  • Create and resolve helpdesk action items
  • Manage cross domain enterprise level solutions
  • Install, move and or break-down systems
  • Document configuration and installation procedures
  • Be responsible for the availability, security, access, backup, and performance of the cloud
  • Create tools for reporting system usage
  • Perform system monitoring and diagnose and correct system problems
  • Provide assistance to end users

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
 
The successful LINUX Systems Administrator must have:
  • Intermediate knowledge of Linux and Windows Server systems
  • Understanding of security concepts with hands-on experience in implementing security controls and compliance requirements
  • Troubleshooting experience
  • Networking experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Responsive Help Desk experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Data Center experience
  • Computer security background (Government requirement) is desirable
  • Experience with virtualization technologies
  • Expert knowledge of implementing patch management for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and MS Windows based systems from a centralized management solution
  • Solid scripting skills; developing, maintaining custom shell scripts, able to troubleshoot scripts related to PowerShell, Bourne, C shell, Korn or Perl
Applicants must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-II or higher
  • Must be able to travel up to 15% of the time
 
Clearance Requirements: 
This position requires a minimum of an active DoD Top Secret clearance transferrable at date of hire. Must be willing and able to obtain a TS/SCI with polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
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