Linux Systems Administrator (Red Hat)

Bowhead / UIC Technical Services
Dahlgren, VA
Sep 29, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Full Time
Overview LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR: Bowhead seeks a Linux Systems Administrator to join our growing team in Dahlgren, VA. The Linux Administrator will work as part of a team, administer and manage servers an Enterprise Data Warehouse. Responsibilities Utilize Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Solaris system administration experience to provide technical problem solving and in-depth consulting relative to system operations Automate installation methods and system imaging (eg Kickstart/Ansible) Use cryptographic experience to set up public key infrastructure (PKI) to create, manage, distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates and manage public-key encryption DISA STIG implementation and work within Configuration-Managed Environments Analyze, design, and implement modifications to system software to improve and enhance system performance by correcting errors Plan new hardware acquisitions, interact with vendors, educate customers, and collaborate with other projects within the organization Support application installation, license management, software tracking / distribution and backup/recovery of system configurations and user data files Understand and use essential tools for handling files, directories, command-line environments, and documentation Operate running systems, including booting into different run levels, identifying processes, starting and stopping virtual machines, and controlling services Configure local storage using partitions and logical volumes Create and configure file systems and file system attributes, such as permissions, encryption, access control lists, and network file systems Deploy, configure, and maintain systems, including software installation, update, and core services Manage users and groups, including use of a centralized directory for authentication Produce and deliver reports on system utilization Use shell scripting to automate system maintenance tasks Configuring system logging, including remote logging Configure a system to provide networking services, including HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, SMTP, SSH and NTP Qualifications Minimum three - six years' experience in system administration of Linux-based servers Ideal Linux Admin will have Department of Defense experience with security guidelines and policies. (DISA STIGS) is a plus Seeking specific experience with the following operating systems and services is required: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 7.x) and Solaris 10 or later Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Workforce (IAWF) criteria or Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification at time of hire (ie, Security+). Have knowledge of corporate services including: DNS, RHEV, Splunk, Apache Demonstrated experience managing the installation and maintenance of IT infrastructure Hardware experience with Dell systems is a plus Experience working in an environment with rapidly changing job priorities Linux+ or Red Hat Certification preferred Physical Demands: Must be able to lift up to 5 pounds Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Top Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location. In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. #LI-JR1

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