Jr. Linux Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia
St Louis, Missouri
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Repository Management

Storage Area Network (SAN) Management


REQ#: RQ166505
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Jr. Linux Engineer at GDIT. Here, you'll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you'll make the end user's experience your priority and we'll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Jr. Linux Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a TS/SCI cleared Jr. Linux Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO.  


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develops technical solutions for the management of networks, software, hardware, configurations, and architectures

• Troubleshoots complex system hardware and software issues

• Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software

• Performs advanced software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages

• Monitors and tunes systems to achieve optimum performance levels

• Ensures workstation/server data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions

• Leads efforts to ensure data/media recoverability by following a schedule of system backups archive operations

• Conducts advanced audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with standards, policies, and guidelines

• Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users

• Evaluates existing systems and plans long-term strategies

• May coach and provide guidance to less experience professionals

• Familiarity with VMWare and SAN management and concepts

• Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, ICMP, ssh and SNMP

• Skilled in system administration tasks such as file system, network, and account troubleshooting

• Responsible for provisioning virtual and physical servers or workstations

• Administering systems using automation and scripting tools to include CLI, Ansible, or various coding languages

• Knowledge of repository management practices, patch administration, and vulnerability remediation

• May serve as a team or task lead

What You'll Need to Succeed

Education and Experience:

• Technical Training, Certification(s) or Degree

• 3+ years of related experience as a Linux Administrator

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar relevant degree

Recommended Skills and Abilities:

• Security + Certification

• Network + Certification

• Linux + Certification

• Additional Linux certifications (RHCSA, RHCE and LPIC) desired

Location: On Customer Site

US Citizenship Required


● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $84,493 - $114,313. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.