Linux System Administrator - Hardware Technician
Title: Linux System Administrator - Hardware TechnicianLocation: Arlington, VARequired Clearance: Active SecretWork Status: US CitizenContract duration: Base year + 6 (1 - year options)Education/Experience: BS/BA degree and 8 to 10 years' experience or MS/MA degree and 6 to 8 years' experience or PhD degree and 3 to 5 years' experience. Shift/Hours: 1st shift (7:00 am - 3:30 pm)Knowledge Management, Inc. (KMI) is seeking a Linux System Administrator - Hardware Technician to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of Department of State (DOS) Consular Affairs Enterprise Infrastructure Operations (CAEIO) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to provide IT Operations and Maintenance to modernize the legacy networks, applications, and databases supporting CA services globally.The Linus System Administrator - Hardware Technician will be a member of the CA/CST CAEIO Web Services Team, responsible for working closely with CAEIO contractors, DOS leadership and business stakeholders to monitor performance, faults and security service delivery and solutions to automating IT enterprise monitoring services and related business processes.Works with minimal direction as a seasoned resource. Installs, configures, troubleshoots, resolve complex issues, and supports ongoing usability of servers and SAN SW/HW, and peripheral Commercial-Off-the Shelf (COTS)/ Government-off-the-Shelf (GOTs) technology. Knowledgeable with iDRAC all versions, CMC and ESXi.Day to Day Work Responsibilities may include: * Performs Tier III problem resolution on the telephone with users, walks the user through a series of steps to determine problem * Possesses a wide range of in-depth skills and knowledge in Dell server hardware (R730 and R740XD, Dell SANS) * Working knowledge of VMWare ESXi including virtualized servers and datastores. * Reviews system and configurations to ensure successful implementation of services into production. * Implement, install, configure, monitor, troubleshoot Oracle Enterprise Linux systems (patching and other) * Implement hardening settings to improve security posture of endpoints * Experience in writing scripts for OEL (nice to have) * Linux configuration and troubleshooting - networking, multipath * Experience with RAID configuration utility * Experience with Dell Power Vault Storage (NX32**, MD3420 and ME4024, ME5024) * Provide 24x7 technical support so as to meet SLA agreements * Perform root cause analysis of infrastructure related issues * Day to day support of server administration for physical and virtual server operating systems. * Ensure all Servers meet approved and required patch on a quarterly basis * Experience configuring and managing Dell network switches * Review error logs and reported errors and seek out solutionsBenefits we provide At Knowledge Management, we care about every team member and offer a positive culture, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package including:Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance, 401k Retirement Plan, 11 Paid Federal Holidays, 80 hours paid vacation leave, 40 hours paid sick leaveEqual Employment Opportunity Statement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement. Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (fully vaccinated) as a condition of employment. Reasonable accommodations based on medical proof or religious beliefs will be considered.E-Verify Statement. Knowledge Management, Inc. participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, KMI is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision. Knowledge Management, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Disability Statement. Knowledge Management aims to be a supportive workplace in all aspects of diversity, including accommodating those with additional needs. If you have a disability and need reasonable accommodation or assistance at any point in the application or onboarding process, please email us at email@example.com.