Linux System Administrator with Security Clearance

    Updated 30+ days ago
    Quantico, VA 22134
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Title Linux System Administrator EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description OST is currently seeking System Administration Support to our customer in Quantico VA. In order to help achieve this goal, several web services and applications have been developed and deployed enterprise wide as a means to transform the manual into an electronic workflow. The development, test and production environment enclaves are highly virtualized and have near identical configurations. In total, there are roughly 175 VMs running a mix of CentOS Linux and Windows platforms, more than 60 SQL Server instances and application servers, and several other components that directly or indirectly support the management and support of the enclaves. The selected candidate will provide day-to-day system administration on Windows 2016 and CentOS 8 technologies to include application deployment and monitoring. Responsibilities also include responding to customer technical assistance questions and troubleshooting, working as needed with the government customer support team, development staff, and external service providers to resolve user and system problems. Candidates must possess an Active Top Secret clearance. Position Requirements Day to Day tasks: Monitor LDS help desk email inbox and service desk tickets, resolving issues or escalating to next level of support. (Tier 1-3 support) Monitor production application servers for resource utilization and performance. (A mix of Windows Server 2016 and CentOS 7.x VMs - approximately 20 virtual servers) Verify production database server backups are completing. (Occasional test restores in QA/Test to verify working backup) Configure/maintain per application database environments Assist/perform application deployments in the QA/Test and production environments Assist with configuration and deployment of Azure GovCloud Dev/Test environment infrastructure and applications Required Skills: Linux is a must have, with scripting experience expected (e.g., shell, perl, python, etc.). CentOS 8.x environment a plus. Windows Server 2016 Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Microsoft Azure cloud environment (a plus) Forcepoint cross-domain solution (a plus) TCP/IP networking BS or equivalent + 4-6 years of relevant experience Preferred Skills include the following: Working in MS Windows and Linux system administration Familiarity with SQL and database operations Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent Experience with scripting and automation tools Can work independently on selected tasks and projects as assigned Ensure platform stability, availability and reliability of the Systems implemented into the production environment Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals in person, by telephone and in writing Ability to accomplish tasks on time and with a high level of attention to detail Highly motivated, a self-starter and be capable of working independently most times and with very minimal direction Excellent follow-up and follow-thru habits Ability to understand and troubleshoot technical problems Considerable experience in systems administration functions Administration of the Atlassian suite of products (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket) is a bonus. Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Shift Days Benefits We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes 3 weeks paid time off, 2 weeks Holiday pay, medical/dental coverage, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D, 401k with up to 4% match, and end of year profit sharing paid out in 401k. Security Clearance Number of Openings 1 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt Req Number INF-20-00023 Location Quantico, Virgnia This position is currently accepting applications.
    Posting ID: 602941900Posted: 2021-04-16Job Title: Security Clearance