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Linux Administrator

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Job ID: 2200453
Location: FORT KNOX, KY, United States
Date Posted: Mar 16, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Linux Administrator to install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade and document all aspects of the of the Linux architecture in an enterprise environment located at Fort Knox, Kentucky to support our customer and the US Army.


  • Perform optimization and performance testing
  • Provide technical support for incident response and reporting
  • Provide on-call support as needed
  • Implement and maintain a secure Linux server environment in compliance with all IA and DoD STIG guidelines



  • Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; experience accepted in lieu of degree


  • Strong understanding of Satellite & RHEL patching
  • Experienced in scripting skills: Perl, Python, Korn/Bash, etc.
  • Experience in Network operations and design, switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Extensive Shell scripting experience


  • Knowledge of ISO/ITIL processes and documentation standards
  • Experience in applications software development for complex business applications using Agile Development methodology and techniques
  • EMC Networker, Avamar, DPA experience a huge plus


  • Must obtain a Security+ that is enrolled into the CompTIA Continuing Education program before start date
  • Must obtain Red Hat Certification within 90 days of hire


  • Ability to obtain a full Secret Clearance; Interim Secret required to start contract, SAIC will help to obtain

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