Senior Linux System Administrator (PSN: GDPSA-3)

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Administration
Fort Huachuca, Arizona

REQ#: RQ101153

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

The Senior Unix/Linux position provides services in support of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM). You will provide recommendations to the Government pertaining to industry vision and strategic direction regarding enterprise system design, system implementation, system optimization, system enhancement, systems management processes and technology insertion of network and NetOps capabilities. You will assist the Government in defining and designing system specifications and standards, analyzing system input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and interoperability in support of system capabilities.  We are looking to hire a full-time Senior Unix/Linus person to support our IT services contract located at Fort Huachuca, AZ.

Provide planning, design, development, engineering, integration, and technical and operational support to a globally distributed information system.               

  • Unix/Linux/Sun/Solaris

  • Red Hat System Administration

  • Knowledge of Red Hat Open Stack

  • PERL Scripting

  • Microsoft Office suite and working knowledge of Microsoft Visio

  • Maintain daily operation and incident resolution of virtual machines, operating systems, and applications to provide optimum performance and system availability

  • Troubleshoot and resolve system-related incidents detected during monitoring, by other technical teams, and by users

  • Provide Tier 2 or 3 support in an enterprise level, globally distributed environment

  • Install, rebuild, configure, maintain, administer, and document UNIX and Linux systems, software, systems-related products, services, settings, directories, storage, etc.

  • Conduct routine maintenance tasks on systems for proactive monitoring such as space usage, deleting log files, dump files, and error correcting

  • Create, document, and implement repeatable processes to install, test, upgrade, maintain, and patch system environments and its software

  • Develop, recommend, document, implement, and maintain system management policies, procedures, and standards

  • Create, modify, delete, and document user accounts

  • Complete and maintain DISA STIGs

  • Have the desire and aptitude for learning and rapidly mastering new applications and technology


  • MA/MS or equivalent experience


  • 8570 Certification: IAT Level II Certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, or SSCP)

  • Able to obtain a Secret Clearance

  • Computing Environment Certification within 6 months: RHCSA, Unix+ or equivalent



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.