Linux Systems Admin - Active Top Secret required

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ127180

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done. 

Our federal customer offers an opportunity for talented, motivated individuals to support information systems used at the highest levels of the executive government. The ideal candidates will be motivated, self-starters with great communications skills.  

GDIT is hiring a Linux Systems Administrator to support our government customer.

Job Descripton:

  • Develop and maintain documentation such as SOPs on existing and new applications.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot Linux systems on a day-to-day basis

  • Ensure system lifecycles are performed (e.g. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS -> 20.04 LTS and so on with OS upgrades)

  • Provide administrative access based on group security, applied with least privilege and other permission access management techniques

  • Enterprise Patching: Ensure patches are maintained across a diverse Linux environment (e.g. Ubuntu, RHEL7/8, CentOS, etc.) in a heavily automated manner, where possible

  • Enterprise Baseline & Policy: Ensure that already-provisioned Linux systems are kept in compliance with baseline requirements & ever-changing enterprise policy (e.g. equivalent to Group Policy in the Windows realm for ongoing compliance updates)

  • Develop an operating system lifecycle plan with integration of DoD STIGs and other recommended security standards

  • Monitor all solutions integrated via a centralized alerting system (Solarwinds)

  • Certify log management and forwarding to a single repository (Splunk)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 8+ years of experience

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.