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Job ID: 205311
Location: FORT KNOX, KY, United States
Date Posted: Jul 2, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to join our team in support of our customer at the Human Resources Command in Fort Knox, KY.  

Responsibilities Include:

Supporting and troubleshooting Linux issues reported through monitoring or customer submittals.

Enterprise IT environments (data center, computing, storage, network, security, backup/recovery, policies, and procedures).

Development and refinement of processes and procedures to ensure efficient, repeatable and effective monitoring and troubleshooting of Linux services.

Advanced interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications.

Ability to drive efficient resolution of all incidents through analytical and structured approaches to problem-solving.



Required Education and Experience: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline. Four (4) additional years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

5+ years of hands-on, Linux engineering experience supporting the design, installation, configuration, development, integration, implementation, and testing of Linux services in a complex environment with multiple classification enclaves and integrated with DoD C2 systems utilizing associated information assurance processes/procedures.

Experience with ITIL methodology; specifically, Incident, Request and Change management principles and tracking systems

Experience with Operations support within an ITIL Service Operations management framework, including use of Service Now or Remedy service management tools

Experience with IT service management best practices such as change, problem, and incident, configuration and service level management.

Must have a Security + certified IAW DoD 8570 prior to start date.

US Citizen – No dual citizenship. Must be able to obtain an Interim Secret Clearance at a minimum to begin work.

Ability to obtain at least one or more Linux, Microsoft, Red Hat, Cisco, VMWare, or Oracle certifications within 180 days from the date of hire.


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 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit 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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