Linux Systems Admin II (Secret Clearance Required)

Broomfield, CO 80021

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Linux Job Number: 23100

Job Description

Linux Systems Administrator II – Cleared Linux Engineering Support
We are seeking a Systems Administrator with experience in deploying, configuring, and maintaining enterprise Linux environments and management tools. In this role, the systems administrator will work on a team supporting program initiatives in secure, isolated computing environments. The administrator will be expected to team with peers, internal customers, and management to operate, maintain, and strengthen the consistency and standardization of IT infrastructure and services. While this position is an individual contributor role, collaboration and strong technical knowledge and skills will be essential attributes.
What You'll Do
  • Interface with internal customers, program security, and management teams in planning for, deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting services and systems.
  • Install, maintain, and support multiple Linux-based servers on physical and virtual platforms in support of program initiatives.
  • Execute troubleshooting skills to address stability objectives both reactively and proactively.
  • Maintain a secure computing environment, including adherence to backup schedules, patching, virus updates, and regular security scanning and remediation.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units, and the Company. Interact appropriately with others to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
What You'll Need
  • BS in Information Technology or a related technical field plus 5 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Current DoD Secret Clearance required.
  • Certifications meeting DoD 8570 compliance.
  • Expertise in the following preferred:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Administration with Identity Management, Satellite, and Ansible Automation
    • Knowledge of DOD Information Assurance practices and System Accreditation processes including configuring physical and virtual hosts to DISA STIG requirements
    • Experience supporting Software and Enterprise Application development environments and technologies including Docker
    • Deploy, configure, and maintain RHEL Linux systems
    • Install and update Software packages from Repositories or local file system
    • Manage local users and groups and with active directory integration
    • Configure and manage services
    • Linux Troubleshooting
  • Must have strong documentation skills, organization skills, and the ability to interact with team members cross-functionally.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization and project management/project coordination skills.
  • Preferred: RHCSA Certified
  • Preferred: Experience in Scripting Languages (esp. Python), Database Applications, Docker, VMware Virtualization Products, Real Time Kernels, MacAfee Antivirus, and VEEAM.


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