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Linux Administrator

Job ID: 2208219
Location: REMOTE WORK, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an opening for a Linux Administrator. This is remote work that may be performed from any location within the United States. This remote worker position is for the senior member and technical lead of a team responsible for the design, implementation, and management of Linux operating systems, systems software and services, including deployment and management of solutions across AWS and Azure cloud infrastructures.
The individual will work with other Linux administrators and serve as a subject matter expert for diverse projects spanning multiple teams to support Managed Service’s product development teams and customer service delivery. 
This position requires a well seasoned individual with hands-on experience designing and maintaining IT infrastructure who can work with solutions architects, networking and security teams, and other project stakeholders.  
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work as a senior-member of Linux and Windows systems administration teams, networking, and security in supporting the projects deployed at multiple on-premises facilities and in cloud environments.  This includes designing and deploying Linux-based solutions.
  • Provide cross-team deployment and administrative support for services including systems integration.
  • Create and extend system configuration and automation tools – knowledge of Puppet and/or Ansible is required (Puppet preferred).
  • Participation in all security processes, including security patching and auditing, security remediation, and disaster recovery operations.
  • Identify, experiment with, and adapt technologies that can better serve the customer and ITMS’ goals.
  • Participation in day-to-day process and service optimization, issue discovery and remediation, along with membership in a rotating on-call schedule.
  • Project analysis, requirements gathering, analysis of alternatives, testing, and deployment.
  • Author, collaborate on, and maintain project, systems, services, and process documentation.



  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of exerience, Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. 

Required Skills:

  • Proven work experience as a Linux systems administrator, Red Hat-based distributions preferred.
  • Firm knowledge of configuration management in tools such as Puppet. 
  • Practical experience in Bash and one additional scripting language such as Python.  
  • Established understanding of DevOps principles and tools.
  • US Citizenship is required. 

Desired Certifications:  

  • RHCSA and/or RHCE
  • DevOps Foundations
  • AWS SysOps Administrator Associate
  • Azure Administrator Associate

Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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.


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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