Linux Systems Administrator

Employer
Bowhead / UIC Technical Services
Location
Dahlgren, VA
Posted
Nov 28, 2022
Closes
Dec 10, 2022
Ref
722466758
Hours
Full Time
Overview LINUX ADMINISTRATOR: Bowhead seeks a Linux Administrator to join our team in Dahlgren, VA. The Linux Administrator is responsible for system administration and customer support of servers and workstations in a Research, Development, and Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) environment. Responsibilities Providing technical problem solving and in-depth consulting for system operations. Will 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. Linux Admin will 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. Qualifications BS degree preferred, and a minimum of two to five (2-5) years demonstrated experience in system administration of Linux-based servers and Linux-based workstations. Must have well-developed Linux system management skills. Must have experience with hardware experience with HP and Dell systems. Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Workforce (IAWF) criteria or Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification at time of hire. Must have demonstrated experience working in an environment with rapidly changing job priorities. 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 obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for this contract. 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