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Linux Systems Admin

  • Location: Columbia, Maryland
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1946

Linux Systems Administrator

  • Reston, VA

 

  • Full Time

 

  • System Administration

 

***Active TS/SCI with CI Polygraph Required***

Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community. We offer excellent benefits, including 20 days PTO, 10 holidays, up to 10% 401k contribution, and reimbursement for tuition/certifications. Top of the line PPO Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short and Long-Term disability are also offered. We are also an official AWS Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using Amazon Web Services.

Red Arch Solutions is looking for a Linux Systems Admin to support our client. The scope of this contract relates to maturing and maintaining an IT managed service model, evolving an intelligence organization and its data to a hyperconverged cloud environment, improving the organizational collaboration technology, delivering a more agile operational architecture to the warfighter using commercial technology.

Job Description:

Monitors system performance including legacy servers and cloud systems. Performs legacy and cloud O&M administration.
Solves legacy server and cloud & virtualization issues.
Maintaining and developing a Redhat Enterprise Virtualization Environment (RHEV).
Developing and maintaining installation and configuration procedures for new server builds.
Troubleshooting hardware and software problems with AIX, HP-UX and Redhat servers.
Providing escalation support for subordinates and junior resources.
Writing custom start scripts for various applications.
Evaluating and implementing potential new tools and technologies.
Working on assigned Change Requests/Problem tickets.
Investigating and responding to alerts generated by the various monitoring systems in use
Performing hardware maintenance/repair activities.
Ensuring proper planning and execution of major projects/maintenance activities
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Requirements:

Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
Experience managing legacy Linux servers and cloud resources.
Highly versed in Linux administration and best practices
Familiar with enterprise network architectures
Experience with automated configuration management (Puppet, Chef, etc).
Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation in at least two of Bash, Ruby, Python, and Perl
General understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc…)
General understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, FTP, NFS, etc…)
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position and four (4) years of relevant experience
An additional four (4) years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree
Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification

Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government. We offer excellent benefits, including 20 days PTO, 10 holidays, up to 10% 401k contribution, and reimbursement for tuition/certifications. Top of the line PPO Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short and Long-Term disability are also offered.

Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

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