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Systems Administrator (LINUX)

Job Title
Systems Administrator (LINUX)
Requirement ID
Dahlgren,  VA 22485
Other Location

The Linux Administrator candidate is responsible for system administration and customer support of servers and workstations.

Duties include:

  • Linux system administration and provide technical problem solving and in-depth consulting for system operations. 
  • Work as part of a team responsible for administration and management of servers, end-user workstations, and potentially clustered systems operating in both unclassified and classified network environments. 
  • Analysis, design, and implementation of modifications to the system software in order to improve system performance, correct errors, or fulfill specific needs. 
  • Participate in planning new hardware acquisitions, developing operating policy, interacting with vendors, educating customers, and communicating and collaborating with other projects within the organization. 
  • Work closely with scientists and engineers to help them use workstations and servers to solve their computationally intensive problems. 
  • Support of individual user workstations and associated software will be required. 
  • Provide support for application installation, licenses management, software tracking/distribution and backup/recovery of system configurations and user data files.
  • Assist users in applying for accounts, and approving user access.
Required Skills

3 years of demonstrated experience in system administration of Linux-based servers and Linux-based workstations.
Well-developed Linux system management skills.
Hardware experience with HP and Dell systems.
Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Workforce (IAWF) criteria of Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification at time of hire.

Clearance Required:
Active US Government Security Clearance

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