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Senior LINUX System Adminstrator

Job ID: 1928695
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2019
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Sr. LINUX Systems AdministratorPerforms high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers. This is a great opportunity to obtain a CI Poly!

This position will be responsible for the following:
  • Coordinate, direct and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. 
  • Schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. 
  • Continually monitor and tune multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels. 
  • Ensure workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
  • Ensure data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations. 
  • Plan and implement the modernization of servers. 
  • Develop, implement and promote standard operating procedures and schedules. 
  • Conduct hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. 
  • Develop and implement new standards, policies and procedures. 
  • Work closely with Network and Systems Analysts to help determine and develop the systems that will be implemented. 

Qualifications

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be will/able to obtain a CI Polygraph
  • Requires a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with the administration and distribution of Linux systems (preferably RHEL and CentOS at a minimum)
  • Proficient in creation and management of VMWare-based virtual machines
  • Experience installing, configuring, maintaining, monitoring and troubleshooting LINUX servers, either physical (bare metal) or virtual (VMWare or equivalent)
  • Experience in hardening Linux systems based on DISA STIGs requirements or similar hardening regulations
  • IC/DoD security experience to include auditing, virus scanning and IAVA resolution
  • Offline system patching (such as RPM)
  • Setup, configure and maintain various LINUX servers to support development, test, integration and operational software threads
  • Work with development teams to design, implement and maintain continuous integration environment for several projects across multiple networks
  • Support security with VM hardening, patching, auditing, new software requests and other security requirements
  • Track and manage internal and external software licenses
  • Manage Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Bit Bucket, Confluence) in support of software and system engineering

Desired Qualifications

 

Desired Qualifications - or the fun things you'll get to learn!


  • Solid general network knowledge (TCP/IP, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, NFS), Amazon Web Service (AWS) management and deployment
  • Experience configuring and deploying web containers/apps (J2EE)
  • Experience and active certifications that meet the ICD 503 guidelines for system administration
  • Experience in installation, configuration and management of Windows-based development tools
  • Experience with installation, configuration and management of PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with Shell (Bourne, Korn, Bash, csh, ect…) scripting or scripting in Perl or Python
  • Experience with network storage technologies (S3, block and object)
  • Experience with log management, syslog, SIEM, ect
  • Experience with HPC and GPU architectures
  • Familiarity with cross-security domain solutions
  • Previously supported the DIA within the last 5-years



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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