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Linux Systems Administrator with Clearance

Company: The Computer Merchant, Ltd
Location: Mc Leansville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title : Sr Advanced Systems Administration Specialist (Linux)** Location : McLeansville , NC Job Description: Our client, a large defense contractor, has an immediate opening for a Sr Advanced Systems Administration Specialist (Linux)** to work from their McLeansville , NC facility. As a seasoned leader, you'll be involved with our client's decision-making process by serving as a front-line interface to users with technical issues and conducting systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies. Your duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users. You'll also be responsible for the day-to-day support of server services by performing server administration for physical and virtual server operating systems and configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware and network related interfaces on servers. We'll rely on you to perform, maintain, troubleshoot, and conduct a complete analysis of alerts; create scripts to automate repetitive processes; and work with customers to identify, isolate, and resolve problems with servers that are affecting other services. Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled Job Requirements:Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at the time of hire (Top Secret is preferred) . Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.What you'll experience:

  • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered What you bring to the table:
    • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience
    • Advanced understanding of server based operating systems
    • Linux subject matter expert (SME) with the ability to mentor others on administrating the server environment
    • Enhanced troubleshooting skills within the server OS as well as both networking and storage technologies
    • Hands-on experience developing, deploying, and supporting large-scale enterprise server solutions What sets you apart:
      • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
      • Broad understanding of the interrelationships within the IT environment with focus on server and services
      • Senior level knowledge of physical and virtual server support
      • Senior level knowledge of access, permissions and security that gives the clients the access to the data they need to perform their daily activities Candidates should have demonstrated experience with the following:
        • Strong background with deploying and maintaining RedHat Linux/CentOS Client/Server environments
        • Experience with implementing Linux security controls to maintain system compliance
        • Experience with deploying and maintaining Windows Client/Server environments Candidates should have knowledge of several of the following technologies:
          • Familiarity with compliance controls: STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), RMF (Risk Management Framework), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement), NIST SP 800-171, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
          • Familiarity with developer tools : JIRA, Jenkins, Git Runner, Software Development Kits (SDK)s
          • Scripting languages such as bash, Python, Ruby
          • Configuration Management tools (Git/GitLab)
          • Kickstart to automate installation of operating system
          • Monitoring and alerting packages such as Nagios and Ganglia
          • TCP/IP, Internet Routing Protocols, private and public networks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemes, subnet creation and subnet masking
          • Experience with patching of Windows platforms Client 10 and Server 2012/2016 or newer
          • Experience with patching of RedHat Linux/CentOS
          • Experience installing, configuring, and writing ansible playbooks for automation supporting infrastructure production and development environments
          • Experience managing virtual machine with VMware vSphere and related technologies Representative duties and tasks:
            • Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems
            • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
            • Serves as a front-line interface to users with technical issues
            • Makes recommendations for hardware and software purchases
            • Interacts with third-party technology vendors and internal database staff
            • Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies
            • Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users
            • The Server System Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day support of Server and Client services
            • Performs Server administration for Server Operating Systems
            • Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers
            • Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware
            • Configures, maintains, and troubleshoots network related interfaces on servers
            • Performs OS and vendor software patching on servers
            • Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools
            • Performs, maintains, troubleshoots, and does analysis of alerts on Servers
            • Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers using industry standard technologies
            • Performs administration of servers in lab environments that are physical and virtualized using industry standard technologies

Keywords: The Computer Merchant, Ltd, Greensboro , Linux Systems Administrator with Clearance, IT / Software / Systems , Mc Leansville, North Carolina

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