Job Listing Description

Linux System Administrator

Linux System Administrator

Job ID # 2020-11109

Contract Opportunity

Location: Oakton, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

Clearance Requirement: Top Secret

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 5 years

What You’ll Do:
•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 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
•Exercise creative and innovative thinking to advance our business performance
•Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs
•Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the company culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures
•Follow industry trends and developments to ensure company services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices

What You’ll Need:
•Installation, configuration, and management of Linux systems (Red Hat experience preferred)
•Scripting languages such as bash, Python, Ruby
•Implementing security requirements
•STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), RMF (risk management framework)
•IO benchmarking frameworks such as fio, bonnie, mdtest, ior
•Linux BPF tools
•Storage Area Networks
•Clustered File Systems
•Configuration Management tools (Git/GitLab)
•Kickstart to automate installation of operating system
•System maintenance such as reviewing logs to resolve software and hardware problems
•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

*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.

Education & Experience:
•Bachelor’s Degree in systems engineering, combined with 5+ years of relevant work experience; or Master’s degree combined with 3+ years of relevant experience.
•Agile experience is preferred.

What to Expect:
•Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.
•Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.

Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.


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Job Number: 2020-11109
Job Location: Oakton, VA
Input Date: 03/17/2020
Address: 7500 S MEMORIAL PKWY STE 215-R
City, State: HUNTSVILLE, AL 35802
Phone: 256/880-0446
Fax Phone: 256/880-0936

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