Sr. Linux Systems Administrator - TS/SCI - Suitland, MD

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Suitland, Maryland

REQ#: RQ83297

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

Sr. Linux Systems Administrator 

TS/SCI Clearance

Suitland MD

Come Join Our Team! GDIT is a government contractor providing professional and technical services to various government agencies (i.e. defense). We are currently looking for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to join our winning team. The individual hired for this position will provide support for our government customer located in Suitland, MD. This is your opportunity to work with a technically advanced environments and users.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages 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

  • Sets up administrator and service accounts

  • Maintains system documentation

  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products

  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software coordinates installation and provides backup recovery

  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources

  • May program in an administrative language

  • Oversees implementation of testing strategies and documentation of results

  • Provides advice and training to end-users

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities

  • Serves as a technical team or task leader

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned

  • Participates in special projects as required


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience

  • Security+CE or higher certification

  • AWS SysOps Admin or Cloud Practitioner certification

  • 10-15 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis

  • Expert knowledge of Red Hat Linux system administration in an Enterprise environment

  • Experience with SAN storage solutions

  • Knowledge of UNIX/Solaris 10+ system administration

  • TS/SCI clearance

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.