Linux Systems Administrator

Employer
Alion Science and Technology Corporation
Location
California, MD
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Closes
Jan 23, 2021
Ref
1643018015
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities: Currently seeking a Linux Systems Administrator supporting the Navy at Patuxent River, MD. The Linux Systems Administrator will have experience building, configuring, and troubleshooting systems in a Linux and Solaris environment. This individual must work in accordance with NAVAIR and DISA policy, and industry best practices. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to: Installing, configuring, and managing the Linux/Solaris operating systems and related tool sets supporting NAVAIR. This includes gathering requirements, developing and conducting design reviews, along with 'as approved' implementations within the mainstream corporate infrastructure. Keeping servers 'compliant' per NAVAIR and DISA policies to include backup and disaster recovery requirements, anti-virus protection, and implementing system security. Knowledge of backup plans and rotation cycles. Maintaining the information on the Knowledge Base site. Producing documentation that details and describes the systems, procedures, events, and any associated processes. Building new infrastructure servers. Maintaining, tuning, and patching systems for optimum performance and security. Migrating or upgrading systems, where applicable. Participating in monthly routine maintenance tasks. Responding to system failures promptly to bring applications back online. Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering/Science or equivalent with 4 years' experience in the IT field. Experience in DoD Information Assurance/Cyber policy and procedures to include hardening of systems, implementing Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and scanning. Experience with Solaris and Linux Server to include the build, maintenance, and troubleshooting, as well as addressing, service requests, routine sever maintenance (firmware, failures, hardening, etc.), and server consolidation. Experience with UNIX/Linux, Sun Solaris 9/10 (UNIX), Red Hat, CentOS (Linux). Windows experience optional. Virtualization experience preferred. Knowledge of hardware and software troubleshooting methods. DoD 8570 compliant (Security + certified and OS certificate/certification) Working knowledge of supporting software development environments a plus. Security Clearance: Secret