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Senior Unix Administrator

Job ID: 2216454
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Sys Integration
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a motivated and energetic Senior UNIX Admin to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career.

Job Responsibilities—

    • Providing leadership role in troubleshooting, investigation of production issues
    • Actively monitors, analyzes, suggests and documents infrastructure processes with a focus on technology growth, performance, reliability and security
    • Coordinating with clients, management team, application team’s data center and users
    • Working effectively as a team member with the cross-functional development and systems management disciplines to identify requirements and subsequently leading projects in the implementation of infrastructure solutions



    • BS 9 years plus System administration experience. 6+ with Linux (RHEL)
    • Support of large number of systems, more than 250
    • Experience with Hardware Support and onsite support (assuming local)
    • Experience with scripting (Shell, Python, Perl)
    • Ability/willingness to participate in off hours support rotation
    • Some Experience with a using services from a cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc)
    • Good communication (written and verbal) and time management skills
    • Understanding Networking technologies/tools and do network troubleshooting.
    • Experience in hardening systems and doing security remediation.
    • Operating System Configuration Tools


    • Experience with LDAP using and or supporting LDAP.
    • Experience with support Linux systems running Database (Oracle, PostgreSQL , MySQL)
    • Experience supporting a database (Oracle, PostreSQL, MySQL)
    • Experience with a Kubernetes Platform (OpenSource, OpenShift, etc)
    • Experience with running and maintaining containers
    • Advanced Experience with one or more Cloud provider
    • Experience with Exadata
    • Experience with Ansible

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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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