Junior Linux Systems Engineer TS SCI

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Arnold, Missouri

REQ#: RQ94419

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

This position supports the program’s on-premise Linux Systems Engineering Team to provide quality cost-effective solutions to the client. Various levels of expertise are needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment as the data center support infrastructure service provider for Linux systems.

The Jr Linux System Engineer will: 

  • Provide FTE support for Infrastructure services support specifically for Linux RedHat/CentOS 6, 7 and 8 systems, during core hours of 6am – 6pm
  • Provision, build and maintain on premise physical and virtual systems to support customer and team initiatives
  • Respond to customer requested items such as: system access, additional storage allocation, implementation of STIG findings, etc.
  • Utilize Ansible Tower to implement customer requests so as to adhere to team configuration management settings provided by Sr Engineers.
  • Be actively engaged in problem solving of customer trouble tickets resulting in a low meantime to resolution of incidents.
  • Monitor and analyze system performance, such as server load and resource usage
  • Support accreditation efforts as needed by implementing hardening requirements and or participating in test events
  • Work with other teams and service providers as needed to support customer requests or agency initiatives
  • Participate in special projects as required
  • Develop and maintain documentation such as SOPs on existing and new projects
  • Support quarterly maintenance events to implement required system level patching, and resolution of security errata
  • Participate in on-call after hours support rotation


  • 3+ years of related systems administration experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Programming, Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • Experience working within Linux distributions such as RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS
  • Experience with RedHat Satellite and Ansible Tower
  • Experience with scripting (reading and editing if not authoring)
  • Knowledge of network technologies, common infrastructure components, load balancers, firewalls, virtual and physical infrastructure design
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, database and other office software
  • Must possess excellent time management skills and the ability to work unsupervised


  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Attention to Detail
  • Desire to Grow / Willingness to Learn
  • Shows Initiative / Motivated Self-starter
  • Analytical Thinking / Ability to Problem Solve
  • Customer Service Focused
  • Excellent Oral Communication skills
  • Excellent Written Communication skills
  • Team Player / Interpersonal Awareness
  • Ability to Build Relationships across teams


This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.