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Unix System Administrator

Job ID: 2112168
Location: SAN FRANCISCO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Unix/Linux Administrator to join our team supporting the RITS contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers.

This role is 100% REMOTE and can be performed at any location in the CONUS.

This individual will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the UNIX/LINUX server infrastructure. Selected candidate will provide leadership to the UNIX/LINUX Server team, overseeing activities administering, designing, and implementing RedHat Linux and Solaris server based solutions.  They will also be responsible for incident management as it relates to the UNIX/LINUX server infrastructure and performing advanced troubleshooting of complex system issues.  This work is primarily in a virtualized environment.



  • BS Degree in a Technology related field (4 years equivalent expereince accepted in lieu of degree)
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience administrating and managing servers and systems, specializing in UNIX/LINUX operating systems, including RHEL 5, RHEL 6, RHEL 7, RHEL 8, and Solaris.
  • Must possess a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent.
  • Proficient with compiling/installing/troubleshooting perl modules for different versions.  Including OS and other application/software requirements.
  • Proficient with compiling/installing/troubleshooting python modules for different versions.  Including OS and other application/software requirements.
  • Familiarity with re-creating or bundling custom modules for perl and python to the lifecycle environments (dev, stage, prod)
  • Familiarity with Red Hat packaging (rpm, yum, etc.) for RHEL 6, RHEL 7 and RHEL 8
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Security+ CE certification.
  • Solaris expereince is required.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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