Senior LINUX Systems Administrator ITC#2966

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Administration
Bossier City, Louisiana

REQ#: RQ83843

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT Technology Shared Services (TSS) is looking for a Sr, Linux Systems Administrator to maintain computer systems workflows for (DOS) Department of State iS3, In this position, the administrator will also perform upkeep, configuration and reliable operation of computer systems, including fixing network issues along with updating equipment and software.

Other responsibilities:

  • Independently provides advance level technical interpretation and solutions in the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures.
  • Troubleshoots system hardware and software specific issues that are moderate to high complexity in scope.
  • Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software.
  • Performs advance software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.
  • Independently ensures data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Conducts advance hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users.
  • Applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. May provide guidance to less-experienced personnel.
  • Evaluates existing systems and assists with planning long-term strategies.
  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.


  • BS/BA or relevant experience
  • 5+ experience
  • TomCat
  • Red Hat 7
  • Red Hat Patching
  • An active Top Secret Clearance is required


  • Apache Melon
  • Puppet
  • Red Hat Satellite
  • Bash scripting
  • LUKS

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.

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.