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Linux Windows System Administrator

Job ID: 2116704
Location: PENSACOLA, FL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a LINUX/Windows System Administrator for a position located in Pensacola, FL. This position requires the ability to assist with the architectural, engineering, administration of Linux/Windows infrastructure, as well as participate in the change process and incident response processes.

  • Active Directory integration of Linux servers / desktops
  • System provisioning using kickstart (Cobbler / Foreman / Satellite)
  • Performing SQL and IIS administration
  • Zero client management using Teradici
  • Performing server backup / restore using Symantec / Veritas Backup Exec or equivalent
  • Implementing DISA STIGs and completing STIG checklists
  • Analyzing ACAS / Nessus vulnerability scans and performing system patching using yum / dnf


Education and experience:

  • Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Clearance required:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance.

Required skills:

  • 2+ years Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS versions 6 / 7 / 8)
  • 2+ years of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 / 2016 / 2019
  • 2+ years of VMware vSphere (versions 6.5 / 6.7 / 7.0 preferred)
  • Bash and PowerShell scripting
  • Understanding networking fundamentals to include Brocade / Ruckus / Cisco switches & routers and Taclanes
  • Strong troubleshooting knowledge / techniques for advanced system issues inside a complex environment
  • Excellent communication skills required

Certifications Required:

  • CompTIA Security+ ce required at time of hire
  • CompTIA Linux+ (or Red Hat Certified System Administrator) required within 90 days of hire


  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) desired

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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