Senior Linux Administrator

    Tampa, FL

    Job Description


    Job Description:

    SAIC has an immediate opening for a Linux Administrator supporting C4ES USCENTCOM. The position is based in Tampa, Florida.
    • The Candidate will be responsible for maintaining and updating the Linux environment for the USCENTCOM enterprise.
    • Build, configure, and administrate all aspects of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7, & 8
    • Must be able to apply security hardness according to DISA STIG requirements
    • Build, configure, and administrate Red Hat Satellite Server 6.
    • Be able to export/import Satellite repository from connected networks to multiple disconnected networks.
    • Familiar with Ansible and be able to deploy playbooks via the Red Hat Satellite Server
    • Manage users and group accordingly
    Other responsibilities include:
    • Setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space.
    • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
    • Assist in the implementation of policies and standards related to the use of computing resources, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.
    • Schedules, plans, and oversees system upgrades.
    • Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with development team on systematic enhancements or changes.
    • Reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of the process for controlling problems.
    • Performs a variety of difficult assignments associated with monitoring and controlling computer operating systems.
    • Analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.
    • Evaluates and installs developed software during various phases of testing.
    • Reviews and prepares documentation for systems, tests and installation of software.
    • Investigates and recommends methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Initiates preventive maintenance on the operating systems as well as repair to system/environment problems.
    • Administers systems/environment solutions for multiple projects with varying schedules.
    • Interfaces with vendors for trouble calls.
    • Supports the planning of system/environment requirements for individual projects.
    • Producing management information related to problem management.
    • Allocating resources to support efforts related to problem management.
    • Monitoring the effectiveness of error control and making recommendations for improving.
    • Ensuring problems are escalated and tracked at the proper priority level.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of progressively responsible experience is desired or 9+ year's experience (preferred) in lieu of education.
    • Experience working with Linux, Windows Server, VMware, and Active Directory.
    • Active TS/SCI clearance is preferred. Must have a Secret clearance to start and be able to obtain a TS/SCI.
    • Current Security + CE certification
    Desired Certifications:
    • RHCSA
    • MCSE

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    Posting ID: 552622889Posted: 2020-05-27