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Sr. Linux Administrator

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Job ID: 2204322
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 28, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Sr. Linux Systems Administrator (SA).  The Senior SA will be part of a 3-4 member staff of senior administrators.  The SA will be responsible for managing a large inventory of Red Hat Linux servers, VMware ESXi blade servers, HP storage, and AWS Cloud technologies.

The primary functions of the candidate will include, but are not limited to:

- Configuring, maintaining, monitoring, diagnosing, and troubleshooting of Linux Operating Systems (RHEL 7/8) with basic knowledge of Windows Operating Systems.

- Security hardening of Linux in a standalone environment based on DISA STIGs and Tenable Nessus scan results.

- Install & maintain various Linux applications such as Apache Tomcat, Kerberos, LDAP, Red Hat Satellite, Centrify, Java.

- Providing O&M for virtualized environments (VMware vCenter 7, to include ESXi and distributed switches).

- Provisioning hardware, storage, resources and configuration/administration, including high-availability and failover services.

- Providing configuration management to include authoring technical documentation, process changes, and inventory control. 

- Research and obtain quotes for hardware/software based on customer requirements.

- Provide superior customer service; possess strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills in a dynamic customer centric environment.

 

Qualifications

•Must possess current TS/SCI with Polygraph.

•Must be DoD 8570 IAT Level II compliant (have current CompTIA, Security+ certification) or ability to obtain within 6 months.

•Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 14+ years of experience; relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

•Experience managing Yum repos and patching for networked deployments of Linux systems.

•Proficiency with automation tools and scripting to include bash, Python (experience with other tools such as Salt or Chef is also sufficient).

•Thorough understanding and workings of Linux services including authentication services, web services, NFS, NTP, SMTP, SSH, DNS, clustering, and logging.

•Familiarity with virtualized hosting such as VMWare and Cloud Providers (Azure or AWS).

•Experience implementing and maintaining systems governed under Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST 800-53 implementations in secure environments.

 

 


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

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 saic.com.

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