Jr. Linux Administrator

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Jr. Linux Administrator
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Herndon,  VA
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Jr. Linux Administrator
Herndon, VA

@Orchard LLC has been retained by a true innovator within the Intelligence and Defense community, committed to putting the well-being of their employees at a similar level of importance as their focus on client mission. We are supporting their search for a Linux Administrator to directly support intelligence community customers with quick reaction support, focused on data, tools and technology. 

As a Jr. Linux Administrator you will: 

  • Monitor and act on any hardware and software outages on the platform 
  • Engage with tenants and users of the OpenStack Cloud Platform via chat services to assist them with trouble shooting and requests as needed 
  • Implement cyber security remediations in close cooperation with the cyber security team 
  • Upgrade and deploy applications on the platform 
  • Integrate new hardware into multiple different compute clusters 
  • Review and update existing procedures and documentation 
Active Top Secret clearance with an ability to obtain SCI access and willingness to obtain CI Polygraph
US Citizenship required


Junior Linux Administrator Qualifications:

  • Linux administration: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, etc. 
  • Networking protocols: HAPROXY, DNS, HTTP(S), LDAP(S), SMTP, SNMP, SSSD, etc.  
  • Scripting languages: Shell, Python, Ansible, RegEx, etc 
  • Storage: Ceph Storage, SANs, etc 
  • Cloud Technologies (IasS, SaaS, PaaS): Openstack, Azure, AWS, VMWare 
  • Containerization: Docker, LXC 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or related field 
  • 3+ years of related experience 

Additional Skills We’d Like to See: 

  • Relational databases: MySQL, MariaDB, HadoopDB, etc. 
  • Certifications: RHCT, RHCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, ITIL Foundations 
Established in 2010, @Orchard LLC, also known as, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.atOrchard.com.

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