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1255- Linux System Administrator

Reston, Virginia
TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph


Tier 2 or mid-level Tier 3 Linux Systems Administrator. The System Administrator must possess the knowledge and skills to take lead on the creation of Linux based servers and workstations. Candidate will work on both bare metal and virtual servers. Work will include systems design, building, and configuration to work within existing large data infrastructure. Systems will have to support the custom designed software and scripts. Once built and deployed, candidate will hand off routine O&M activates to a separate team


  • 5+ years of experience with building Linux based servers (bare metal & virtual)
  • 5+ years of experience with Linux operating systems
  • 3+ years of demonstrated ability to create and implement individual and group level policies
  • 3+ years of experience with logging and monitoring tools, including ability to configure appropriate logging
  • 2+ years of writing python scripts
  • 2+ years of vmware
  • Ability to document system builds and capture architecture and workflow diagrams
  • Attentiveness and detail-oriented approach
  • Ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to think critically and exhibit strong problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule that may include nights, weekends or holidays as required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and / or experience


  • Knowledge of PowerShell scripting
  • Understanding of network technologies, including Layer 2, Layer 3, VPN, Routing, Switching, Firewalls., etc
  • Basic Knowledge of Windows
  • Experience in a ticket-based work environment a plus (e.g., ServiceNow) and Confluence/JIRA
  • Experience Confluence/JIRA


Active Top Secret/SCI w/ Full Scope Polygraph Security Clearance