NSWC Crane - Sr Linux Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Odon, Indiana

REQ#: RQ102388

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Be a part of the men and women that solve some of the worlds most complex technical challenges! General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a Linux Administrator to support the Navy Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana.

If you are seeking an opportunity to support our nations military, work at one of the largest naval bases in the US, live in a place with low cost of living, low crime and on a program that has many excellent opportunities within a Fortune 100 company - then this position is perfect for you.

As a Linux Systems Administrator you will be involved in operating system and application maintenance and configuration, from acquisition to maintenance intervals and upgrades, to end of life planning.

Responsibilities include:

  • The effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
  • Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational requirements.
  • Provide data and assistance on audits.
  • Document processes and follow documented procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining an effective, efficient authentication and data storage system, works to ensure that the storage area network provides several expected benefits:
  • Storage and restore operations must appropriately store information for later retrieval and keep such information appropriately secured.
  • Additionally, system authentication protocols must be established, updated, and analyzed; the systems also must be optimized and waste minimal resources.


  • Install and administer hardware, Linux operating systems and software applications. Including system fixes, updates, and enhancements.
  • Install, configure, support, and maintain storage area networks and associated technology.
  • Administer networks, servers, and associated schedules.
  • Manage computer and user accounts, privileges, and system access.
  • Manage system resources by monitoring of performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recovery.
  • Manage, transform, and provide user access to large datasets.
  • Performs troubleshooting, analysis of alerts and repairs on systems.
  • Ensure system availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency, and maintain system configuration and documentation.
  • Implement security procedures, CS assessment & authorization security controls in accordance with local and DoD procedures and requirements.
  • Provide IT support for workstations, scanners, and servers to ensure that operability requirements are up to date with latest patches and firmware and that the hardware is configured properly.
  • Provide IT support for current and emerging technologies.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to identify issues or inconsistencies; obtains relevant information, relates and compares data from different sources, and identifies alternative solutions.
  • Ownership and execution of incident management and system maintenance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of directly related experience in Linux systems administration and analysis
  • Extensive knowledge of RHEL 6/7, Satellite, Ubuntu
  • Knowledge and familiarity with DISA STIGs, POAM creation and updating, perform workstation, server, and application scanning to determine vulnerability risks
  • Experience with VMware or other Virtual Environment platforms.
  • Experience with Shell Scripting (e.g. Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby and Secure communication protocols (SSH, TLS)
  • Security+
  • Secret clearance

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 Texas or Montana 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.