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Senior Linux System Administrator

Job ID: 2407436
Location: NEWPORT, RI, United States
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Temporarily Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Linux System Administrator for on-site to support the Advanced Scientific and Engineering Computer Center in Newport, RI.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for providing day-to-day operational and maintenance support of the ASECC at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT). 
  • Performs various system administration duties in a large Windows and Linux environment. 
  • Assists in implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting Linux issues relating to performance and compliance and security hardening.



  • Bachelor's and nine (9) years or more experience; years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience implementing and supporting Red Hat or similar distributions of Linux.
  • Experience working in a high performance computer facility with demonstrated ability to manage. operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and test complex computer hardware and software systems.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a SECRET level clearance.
  • Experience with scripting languages and automation techniques including Bash and Python.
  • Experience with job scheduling systems, PBS experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with licensing managers such as FlexLM and LMX.
  • Candidate must already possess an IAT II level certification.
  • Candidate must already possess Linux certification.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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