Principal Mid- Senior Linux Systems Administrator-Defense

Albuquerque, NM 87101

Posted: 02/24/2021 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 82769

Job Description

Our client is seeking a senior Linux Administrator to join their growing team.

Oversee daily maintenance, including performance monitoring, deployment of operating system patches and software upgrades, and configuration control of the network technical baseline to be deployed and maintained at a customer location.
  • Provide assistance to fellow team members and end users in investigation, diagnoses, and problem resolution in support of real-time spacecraft operations.
  • Work across disciplines to isolate issues between software, firmware, and hardware, between software and operating systems, between networks and applications, and between one-time events and recurrent systematic problems
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to include, but not limited to, creation of process documentation and How to Guides.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain network services.
  • Provide feedback to the development and sustainment teams leading to improvements in product stability and functionality.
  • Perform overall administration of Windows client workstations and the associated LINUX servers.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
  • Principal Systems Linux Administrator - Bachelor"s degree with 3 years of experience OR Master's degree with 4 years of experience OR Associate's degree and 7 years of experience; 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.
  • Sr. Principal Systems Administrator - Bachelor"s degree with 6 years of experience OR Master's degree with 1 years of experience OR Associate's degree and 10 years of experience; 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.
  • Active DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain access to Special Access Programs as a condition of continued employment.
  • Industry certifications such as DOD 8570 Level 2 Technical Certification (GSEC, Security+ CE, CySA+, CASP) or higher (CISA, CISSP, GSE, SCNA) or ability to obtain within six months of start date.
  • Experience in LINUX (RHEL 7) Server Administration, OpenStack Administration, and VMWare administration.
  • Experience with Unix Power Scripting (BASH)
  • Unix networking experience within the linux environment 
  • Experience with Power VI User. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) certification
  • Extensive experience with DNS, Active Directory, GPO's, and LDAP configuration.
  • Experience with Backup systems and methods.
  • Experience supporting real-time operations, particularly spacecraft operations.
  • Experience managing ground cryptographic equipment preferred.
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