GDIT has an opening for a Linux Systems Engineer in Laurel, MD. The selected candidate must have an TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE.
Come be part of a great team!
We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Linux Systems Engineer joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: - Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems. - Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for the client window server devices. - Provides Tier 1 through Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
- Installation and troubleshooting of various Linux applications.
- Candidate must be able to coordinate and partner with various work centers, network engineers/administrators, and customer organizations in the execution of daily tasks. - Strong communication skills, as well as excellent teaming skills and a positive, customer-focused attitude.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED: • Strong Linux system administration skills with general Red Hat Linux system administration, security patching, OS upgrades, troubleshooting problems, and ensuring maximum system availability. Infrastructure support services such as DNS, NIS, Active Directory, Centrify, Zenoss, Splunk, Sendmail, Exchange. • Must be able to configure and manage Client server technology utilizing NFS and CIFS. • Must be able to use and troubleshoot servers running CENTOS 6,7, and 8. Redhat 6,7, and 8., with direct attached and FC SAN storage. • Red Hat and Microsoft Windows Operating System. • Centrify Installation, Configuration, and Management. • NoMachine NX.
• Knowledge of VMWare is a plus. • Must possess current/active TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH • Master's Degree and 4 years' experience, Bachelor's Degree and 6 years’ experience, Associate's Degree and 8 years’ experience, or High School Grad and 10 years’ experience in System Administration. • Must meet 8570 IAT II requirements to include one of the following certifications: CCNA Security, GIC SP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, CSA+.
DESIRED SKILLS: • Scripting language. • Novice experience with Virtualization. • Basic knowledge in setup and use of certs in Windows 10 environment.
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.
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