Network Administrator

Woodlawn, Maryland
Dec 21, 2018
Apr 03, 2019
Full Time
Network Admin / Ruby, Perl, & Python Scripter
Location: United States-Maryland-Woodlawn
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No
Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available
Clearance Type: Position of Public Trust
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Seeking a Network Admin 3 / Ruby, Perl, & Python Scripter who will support several projects a large federal agency. These positions will be located in Woodlawn, MD.

Description of Work:
  • Design and maintain the 24x7 UNIX/Linux server infrastructures that support SSA mission critical web-based applications.
  • Maintain the UNIX/Linux Servers and secure the servers according to the Policy Compliance Management requirements.
  • Manage and work in a UNIX operating system and services.
  • Manage Cisco PRIME environment to perform configuration audit and compliant
  • Installation, configuration and tuning of RedHat 6 (REHL 6) and RedHat7 (REHL 7) virtual servers
  • Configure and maintain Ansible and Ansible Tower automation Platform.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve UNIX Operating System-based issues from Performance to Configuration
  • Backing up and Protecting UNIX environments using platform-specific tools
  • Perform daily system checks, review and respond to events reflected in various management tools, perform server patch management.
  • Notify Government representative of issues involving performance of the operating environment.
  • Conduct system audit reviews and perform maintenance functions as required to ensure system health.
  • Write and debug Python scripts to assist in all manner system management and automation
  • Work with the team and application sponsors to resolve issues that arise in the daily administration of the UNIX/Linux environment.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems for all applications.
  • Support, implement and maintain new applications coming into the environment.
  • Present status information on issues and problems at the weekly team meetings.
  • Document software changes.
  • Document problem resolution steps.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and problem resolution on Linux systems - performance, health, and configuration
  • Assure best-practices and standards are implemented and adhered to for software systems
  • Perform daily system checks, review and respond to events reflected in various management and monitoring tools
  • Notify Government representatives of issues involving performance of the operating environment
  • Conduct system audit reviews and perform maintenance functions as required to ensure system health
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences
  • Interface with the customer on a daily basis


Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.
  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of relative experience, Master's degree and 4 years of relative experience, or 10 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum of 4 years of networking equipment such as routers and switches
  • Minimum of 2 years of RUBY, PERL, or Python scripting experience on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux or UNIX platform
  • Minimum of 1 year of Cisco PRIME or Cisco WORKS of experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of commonly used automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet
  • Must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
  • Experience with version control (CVS, Subversion, Git, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of and compliance with IT development process (SDLC).
  • Experience with commonly used tools such as JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket
  • Strong requirements planning and project implementation skills and be able to work with internal technical staff and outside contractors to deliver results.
  • JavaScript, CSS, XML, and HTML 5 experience a plus
  • Certification in one or more of the following:
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)


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