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System Administrator- Linux

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Job ID: 2312662
Location: PHILADELPHIA, PA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 28, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Linux System Administrator to to support the Department of the Navy at Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia.  Work is performed in Philadelphia, PA. 

Your work will involve working as part of a team, administer and manage servers and end-user workstations in both unclassified and classified network environments on a Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Program.

This position is contingent upon contract award in Feb/March 2024.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide the necessary labor to provide RDT&E and NMCI server/desktop administration for approximately 100 servers and Desktop Support for approximately 2500 workstations at the NSWCPD. 
  • Provide installation, configuration, troubleshooting, patching, and problem resolution for client workstations. This includes: 
  • Remediation of assets during imaging with approved secure host baseline (SHB) before joining assets to the NSWCPD or other approved domains. 
  • Provide cybersecurity patching of assets in times of peak patch cycles or DoD and DoN TASKORDs, FRAGORDs, or even designated by Command information systems security manager (ISSM), Agency Chief Information Officer (ACIO), and/or Code 104 management. 
  • Provide installation, configuration, troubleshooting, problem resolution and backups of VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • Provide installation, configuration, integration, file backups, troubleshooting and problem resolution for SAN. 
  • Provide installation, configuration, integration, user registration, file backups, security patches, troubleshooting and problem resolution for collaborate environment, i.e., SharePoint, Plexus, Team Environment, and/or Lotus Notes. 
  • Administration, configuration, backup and restore and problem resolution for database servers. 
  • Installation of security patches on servers, remediation of vulnerabilities and reporting of patch compliance. Advise on security patches and remediation


Position Requirements:

  • Six (6) years’ experience with administering Linux operating systems, specifically Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Must have strong communication, teamwork, and customer relational experience, and strong technical problem solving experience
  • Experience in security and network/distributed computing concepts, and an ability to write and maintain BASH and Perl shell scripts, in addition to experience in DHCP, DNS, and maintaining DoD STIG Compliance
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of and experience with installation, configuration, and integration, backups, troubleshooting and problem resolution for servers associated with an Active Directory Domain

Education and Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in computer science, information technology, or an equivalent technical degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Certification(s) Needed: IAT Level 3 (CASP+CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH)

Required Clearance:

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance

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.


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