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Sr Red Hat Linux-UNIX Administrator

Job ID: 2213224
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 12, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


Senior Red Hat Linux/UNIX Administrator


  • SAIC is currently seeking an experienced Linux and UNIX Administrator to operate and maintain Red Hat and Oracle Linux (Release 7 and 8), and HP-UX (11.31) operating systems within a Platform Systems Services (PSS) hosting environment.


Shift Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 to 5:00 PM core hours with occasional after hours’ onsite work to support both a NIPR and SIPR environment.


Position Overview:

  • Provide effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of Linux and UNIX Servers in test, stage and production environments hosting multiple Oracle databases.
  • Apply DISA STIG compliance controls to secure systems.
  • Responsible for daily system monitoring, security, server health, resources and log management of all Linux and UNIX systems.
  • Troubleshooting and performing root cause analysis. This includes troubleshooting any and all issues with system configurations, backups, files systems, hardware, and user access.
  • Work closely with Oracle Database Administrators (DBAs) group.



  • This position requires an active DOD Secret clearance.
  • Possess DoD 8570.01-M/DoD 8140 Certification IAW established mandate - IAT Level II required (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP); IAT Level III is desirable (CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH).  Applicants not meeting this requirement will not be considered.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 6 years of relevant experience or 9 years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum 3 years of hands on experience in Linux and HP-UX Server Administrations.
  • Solid knowledge of Linux Networking concepts
  • Skilled in Linux-related scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with applying patches to implement functionality or address security concerns.



  • Hands on experience with Oracle Linux (OEL) and Oracle Database Appliances (ODA).
  • Oracle Certified Associate or Professional certification, or similar Red Hat certifications.
  • IAT Level III is desirable (CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH).
  • Experience with Oracle Support system with opening tickets and downloading patches.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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