NCIS Linux Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Quantico, Virginia

REQ#: RQ96904

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

Join GDIT and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. The NCIS program is searching for a Linux Administrator to join their team in Quantico, VA.

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is an organization of over 2,200 personnel of which 700 serve at HQ and the remaining staff serve at offices worldwide. NCIS is the Department of Navy (DON) component with primary responsibility for criminal investigation, law enforcement (LE), counter-terrorism (CT), counterintelligence (CI), and cyber matters.  NCIS not only has primary responsibility for all criminal investigative, CI, CT, and cyber matters within the DON, but it also has exclusive investigative jurisdiction in non-combat matters involving actual, potential, or suspected criminal, terrorism, sabotage, espionage, and subversive activities.

NCIS is one of several DoD criminal investigative and intelligence organizations headquartered together at the Russell-Knox Building (RKB) aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA. Known collectively as Military Department Investigation Agencies (MDIA), the individual organizations include NCIS, Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID), and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

This position is part of the IT Technology Operations division within the NCIS ITD organization and performs the following responsibilities/functions:

  • Installing and upgrading Linux/Unix system software on company servers and computers.

  • Creating LINUX/UNIX file systems.

  • Setting up and maintaining LINUX/UNIX user accounts and access management systems to include root permissions and access

  • Implementing network and computer system policies.

  • Detecting and troubleshooting software and hardware issues.

  • Responding to user requests and software errors.

  • Supporting application owners with troubleshooting Linux/Unix based applications

  • Monitoring the performance of the system and server.

  • Ensuring backup and recovery policies are in place with support of the enterprise storage team

  • Setting up and monitoring security policies (ie STIG)

  • Applying patches and upgrades when necessary.

  • Familiarity working in a virtualized environment leveraging VMware products

LINUX/UNIX System Administrator Requirements:

  • 10+ years of specialized experience with progressively complex computer systems

  • Comfortable leading a team, as part of a team, and/or as an individual as required

  • Previous experience as a LINUX/UNIX system administrator.

  • Knowledge of LINUX/UNIX and LINUX/UNIX operating systems, storage environments, file systems, and network protocols.

  • Detailed knowledge of LINUX/UNIX principles, file editing, LINUX/UNIX commands, and file manipulation.

  • Familiarity with Windows, LINUX/UNIX, LINUX/UNIX, and LINUX/UNIX shell scripting.

  • Knowledge of networking principles including routing, subnets, TCP, IP, VLANs, and UDP.

  • Understanding of backup procedures and storage management.

  • In-depth knowledge of computer hardware systems including circuit boards, memory modules, and processors.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.

  • Required: Current DoD 8570 - IAT Level II

  • Required: Top Secret/SCI-level adjudication

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.