System Administrator

Expression Network
Annapolis, MD
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
Full Time
System AdministratorExpression Networks is currently seeking a System Administrator to join our team in Annapolis, MD 21401.Who we are:* Expression Networks is a leading provider of tailored and integrated information technology, software engineering, data analytics, and electromagnetic spectrum management solutions for federal and commercial clients. We help each client meet the challenges of ever more demanding missions, ensuring our clients are well-equipped to succeed in an increasingly volatile and complex future.* the role:* Looking for a Systems Administrator to join our team in Annapolis, MD. Working independently and within a team, the administrator will have primary responsibilities for supporting the operations and maintenance activities for the Linux platform within our Annapolis client. This is an onsite position. What you'll do:* Operate, maintain, and trouble-shoot Linux RedHat systems within an enterprise-server environment* Install, configure, maintain and ensure the reliability and security of computer operating system software, third party products, and server hardware infrastructure components* Implement O/S patches* Manage fileserver utilization* Track vulnerabilities and apply appropriate patches and upgrades, and generate statistics for operational review and planning* Managed backup process and perform data recoveries as needed.* Maintain and monitor production systems* Provide 24x7x365 on-call support as part of a larger team* Optimize system performance to ensure the fastest response time and system availability* Maintain and monitor production systems used to support the administration of all major products offered by our client* Work with Expression Systems Team in developing System Administration Policies and Systems Team long-range planning as well as provide input on all security audit processes for all systems.Our ideal candidate:Education and Experience* Bachelor's degree* 3+ years of experience as a Linux system administrator and proficient in tasks such as shell scripting, creating jobs, analyzing log files, managing user accounts and groups, configuring tables, and setting up mail services.* Candidate must have extensive RedHat Linux experience* Candidate should have demonstrated experience with some of the following products and languages: Oracle, Perl, Java, C* RedHat Certification Desired* Cloud computing environment experience* Candidate must have demonstrated experience with major system upgrade/enhancements for UNIX systems* Candidate should have experience with various server hardware such as Fujitsu, IBM, HP, Dell and Oracle (SUN).* Familiar with web services in a large UNIX environment a plus.* Candidate should have experience with disaster recovery planning* Ability to provide off-hours coverage and support for maintenance during outage windows.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Minimum Secret Clearance with IT-1. (SECRET clearance based on an ADP-I (AKA: IT-1): SSBI/SBPR/PPR background investigationRequired Skills and AbilitiesExcellent communication skillsAbility to be independent, multi-task, and must be a self-starterEntrepreneurial spiritExemplary work ethicWhat we offer:* Compensation including annual salary based upon relevant experience and education.* Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare insurance, paid vacation and holidays, matching 401k plan.To Apply: Please submit your resume via the "APPLY NOW" buttonEqual Opportunity EmployerSystem Admin. Linux, Redhat, System Engineer, Systems Admin, CompTIA Security+, Security+

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