Senior Linux System Administrator
Description SAIC is seeking a Senior Linux System Administrator with an active TS/SCI Polygraph to work onsite with our customer at Ft. Meade in Maryland. This position is in support of future work associated with MARFORCYBER. This role is contingent upon award in the Spring of 2021. Linux Sys Admin Duties and Responsibilities: Be responsible for the administration of Linux systems, and VMware virtual servers inclusive of applications, processes the system supports. Create/maintain related cloud architecture automation tools using open-source resources, to include open Nebula, Chef, Puppet, and Ansible automation and configuration management software. Assist in vulnerability management assessments. Assist with incident resolution. Develop or update risk assessments of system vulnerabilities. Develop or update supporting documentation of systems that is clear, concise, and accurate. Ensure server configurations are optimized and running continuously and efficiently. Ensure that all issues identified are resolved in a timely manner. Install government provided software patches and updates. Install, and configure new systems and platforms. Perform security management and application performance optimization functions. Perform performance tuning, and application analysis. Perform regular hardware maintenance of administered systems. Provide analyses of alternatives for identified system issues or future plans. Provide backup and recovery support. When directed, develop solutions to system administration, operation, and maintenance problems. Qualifications Required Experience and Education: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; 4 years of additional experience accepted in lieu of degree. 5 years of experience operating Linux/UNIX operating systems Clearance Requirement: Candidate must currently possess and be able to maintain TS/SCI with Polygraph. #CyberWarrior Overview SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.