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Linux Systems Administrator

Job ID: 2206804
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: May 4, 2022
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: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking to hire a Systems Administrator Technician to join the NSITE team located in Huntsville, AL.

Candidate will support Linux System Administration (SA) and Cybersecurity duties for a government Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) lab operating tactical HW in a Test and Analysis environment. 

Responsibiltiies Include:

  • Activities include lab infrastructure layout and design, installation of cables/equipment, network integration, operating system installation and necessary management and maintenance to sustain a classified Authority to Operate (ATO) for the lab facility.  
  • The selected candidate will primarily support the system administration of the lab’s Linux operating system environments (mostly CentOS), however the candidate may also support other operating system environments as well. 
  • The candidate will also support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes of Linux operating systems including periodic vulnerability scans, ensuring the Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) are applied periodically to maintain required cybersecurity posture and necessary documentation. 
  • The selected candidate will also support the lab’s services such as the domain controllers, group policy, active directory and account management for Linux systems.

Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelors + 2 years of experience; HS diploma + 6 years of experience
  • CompTIA Security+ certification required and must be maintained.
  • CompTIA Linux+  required and must be maintained.

Clearance: Must have an active Secret Clearance to be considered; US citizenship required

Required Skills:

  • Red Hat/CentOS Strong working knowledge of Linux operating systems. 
  • Authentication against a Windows domain controller.
  • Configuration and automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, and/or Puppet
  • Bash scripting
  • Automated OS installation
  • SUDOERS
  • Local YUM repo setup
  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) or prior DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) processes.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • The selected candidate must possess a consistent self-starting attitude with the desire to learn and grow in their field. He or she must be team player willing to work and lead cooperatively with users, integrators, analysts and other systems administrators in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Desired Skills:

  • Prior tactical SA experience in HWIL lab environment.
  • Prior working experience with the IAMD Battle Command System (IBCS).
  • Experience with Windows and Virtual Machine (VM) environments.
  • Experience with networking and configuring network devices such as switches, routers and firewalls.
  • Experience with NetApp or other similar data storage appliances.


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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