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Linux System Administrator - TS/SCI Poly

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Linux System Administrator, in Aurora, CO.

  • Seeking a talented and passionate Linux System Administrator to join our DevOps Transformation team in a classified environment.
  • As a System administrator, you will be responsible for supporting our team and programs in their journey to adopt DevOps and Agile methodologies as a new way of working.
  • Using these methodologies you will be constantly optimizing systems and services for security, automation, and performance/availability, while ensuring solutions developed adhere and align to architecture standards.
  • As the Systems Administrator, you will work closely in a DevOps environment with the program personnel to ensure smooth execution of development and continuous integration.

Required Skills:
  • Must be a US Citizen with a current TS-SCI clearance with CI poly.
  • 6 years of experience directly related to Linux System Administration, including installation and maintenance of software and hardware.
  • Experience administering Red Hat Linux based systems with minimal support, to include kickstart, patching (satellite servers), creating RPM packages, performance tuning, networking, user management, and security.
  • Extensive experience with scripting, particularly in Bash and Python.
  • Experienced using automation tools/frameworks such as Terraform, Ansible, and Chef.
  • In-depth experience with the deployment and administration of systems in Amazon Web Services (AWS)/Commercial Cloud Services (C2S).
  • Experience with recent versions of VMware (ESXi and vCenter).
  • Hands-on experience working with developer tools including Git, Artifactory, Bitbucket, CI/CD tools, and Jira.
  • Experience with containerization.
  • Experience using Agile/Scrum development methodology (SAFe, Scrum, Khanban).
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations.
  • Must be able to travel up to 10% for installation support.
  • Must be able to support occasional after hour maintenance.
  • Required to provide pager (on-call) support.
  • Must have an active CompTIA Security+ or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification.

Desired Skills:

  • NAS and SAN administration experience.
  • Experience administering Windows based systems.
  • Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of common services such as DNS, sendmail, and LDAP.
  • Strong analytic and research skills - must be detail oriented.
  • Linux and Windows integration tools (Centrify, Samba, etc.).
  • Web development (JavaScript, PHP, etc.).
  • Installation and management of fiber channel switches.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems with efficiency.
  • Requires the ability to effectively interact with external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and vendors.
  • Communication and diplomatic skills.

Required Education:

  • BS Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar technical related field, OR 8 years of experience in lieu of degree.

Job Number: 2010111807
Job Location: Aurora, CO
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 02/11/2020
Attention: Peter Pham
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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