Linux System Administrator, Mid

Washington D.C.
Mar 18, 2019
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0050168

Linux System Administrator, Mid

The Challenge:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve the technology and directly support Navy and Marine Corps (NMC) mission requirements? We're looking for a systems administrator with a solid background in Red Hat Linux systems engineering and administration to help us create solutions for Navy systems that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats.

As a systems administrator on our project, you'll assist with the ongoing design, maintenance, and technical support for Navy production networks. You'll work with in house teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer's needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions while also ensuring that the current infrastructure is functional and available. You'll help customers overcome tough challenges through monitoring and performance management. Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission critical network. Your experience and communication skills will come in handy as you turn metrics into information and communicate their meaning. You'll be able to broaden your skillset into areas Linux administration in a virtual environment and Cloud-based security while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure. We focus on growing as a team, so we'll share techniques, work through challenges, and develop new methodologies together. Join our team, as we support the mission needs of NMC systems and networks while simultaneously building and deploying technical solutions through Cybersecurity.

Provide continuing system administration, optimization, troubleshooting, and maintenance on a variety of systems on a highly complex and heterogeneous scientific network. Manage physical and virtual Red Hat Linux servers and workstations on a DoD production network. Perform server upgrades and installations to support mission requirements. Perform software version upgrades, as needed. Perform troubleshooting and resolution of trouble tickets in the Remedy system. Support user and account management activities on Linux-based systems. Ensure the continued availability of Linux-based systems for users on a DoD production network. Support command inspections and works with Cybersecurity staff to identify and remediate vulnerabilities on servers and workstations. Apply security patches and updates to Linux systems and remediate vulnerabilities, as required. Install and configure Linux packages on systems. Apply hardening measures to Linux servers and workstations on a production network using DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs). 

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Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you'll have the opportunity to connect with other specialists doing similar work across multiple markets. You'll share successful methodologies and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We'll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-Experience as a Red Hat Linux system administrator

-Knowledge of Red Hat Linux (RHEL) 6, RHEL 7, SSH, user account management, installing, configuring and deploying Linux systems

-Ability to install, configure and deploy Linux systems in accordance with DoD and Department of Navy requirements on a production network

-Secret clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-DoD 8570 Certifications, including IAT I/II and OS

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with Apache web server administration 

-Knowledge of other Unix -ased systems

-Knowledge of DoD STIG requirements a plus

-Knowledge of Linux DNS, Solaris, ESX, and ESXi

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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