On-Site Linux System Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Oakton, Virginia

REQ#: RQ136531

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

What you bring to the table:

  • Experience with installation, configuration, and management of Linux systems (Red Hat experience preferred)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash
  • Experience with implementing security requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering or a related specialized area or field is required, plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Ideally, you will also have experience with:

  • Storage Area Networks
  • Clustered File Systems
  • Ansible for configuration management and application deployment
  • Monitoring and alerting packages (e.g., Nagios, Grafana, and Prometheus)
  • TCP/IP, Internet Routing Protocols, private and public networks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemes, subnet creation and subnet masking
  • STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides)
  • RMF (Risk Management Framework)

What sets you apart:

  • Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle increasing responsibilities with growing complexity
  • Ability to interact effectively with project teams, managers, and end users
  • Creative and innovative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Representative Duties and Tasks:

  • Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
  • Serves as a front-line interface to users with technical issues
  • Makes recommendations for hardware and software purchases
  • Interacts with third-party technology vendors and internal database staff
  • Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies
  • Duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users
  • Performs Server administration for Server Operating Systems
  • Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers
  • Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware
  • Configures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on servers
  • Performs OS and vendor software patching on servers
  • Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools

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.