Linux System Administrator - TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: RQ113652

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

In support of a DoD customer, the Linux System Administrator will be proficient in IT Architecture using system engineering conventional, agile, or model based methodologies. The successful candidate will:

  • Monitor system performance including legacy servers and cloud systems.  
  • Perform legacy and cloud O&M administration. 
  • Solve legacy server and cloud & virtualization issues.
  • Maintain and develop a Redhat Enterprise Virtualization Environment (RHEV).
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures for new server builds.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems with AIX, HP-UX and Redhat servers.
  • Provide escalation support for subordinates and junior resources.
  • Write custom start scripts for various applications.
  • Evaluate and implement potential new tools and technologies.
  • Work on assigned Change Requests/Problem tickets.
  • Investigate and respond to alerts generated by the various monitoring systems in use
  • Perform hardware maintenance/repair activities.
  • Ensure proper planning and execution of major projects/maintenance activities 


Qualifications:

  • Experience managing legacy Linux servers and cloud resources.
  • Highly versed in Linux administration and best practices
  • Familiar with enterprise network architectures
  • Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation such as Bash, Ruby, Python, and Perl
  • General understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc…)
  • General understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, FTP, NFS, etc…)
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position and four (4) years of relevant experience
  • An additional four (4) years of relevant experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree
  • Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification.
  • 4+ years of experience

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance
  • General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

  

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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.