Linux Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Systems Administration
Pensacola, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure


Linux Environments

REQ#: RQ143746
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description


  • Perform System Synchronization of the local development VM's
  • Assist with the delivery, patching and maintenance of test and operational RHEL systems.
  • Learn and implement new tools as they become relevant in the industry
  • Create and execute integration and system tests and document test procedures
  • Troubleshoot software system issues
  • Work as an effective team member across multiple disciplines (systems, networking, configuration management, & test engineering)
  • Work in a dynamic, fast paced, & sometimes pressured environment
  • Proficiency working in a Red Hat Linux Server environment
  • Knowledge of industry practices, techniques and standards for Linux system administration and accreditation
  • Experience applying DoD STIG checklists to Linux systems and ensuring compliance with DoD security mandates
  • Experience writing scripts (examples: shell scripting, PERL, Python, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of networking technology, TCP/IP and common internet application protocols
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5-8 years of experience in a Linux environment.
  • Must possess IAT II (CompTIA Security+ce ) in accordance with IAWF DoD 8570.01M 
  • Must Possess a Linux Operating System certification (RHCSA, RHCE, Linux+, etc.) or obtain one within 6 months of hire

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with log analysis tools, such as Graylog
  • Experience with IT infrastructure management tools, such as RedHat Satellite
  • Experience with system automation tools, such a Ansible
  • Experience with Apache HTTP Server
  • Experience with Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Experience with databases (examples: Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience administering software configuration management tools (examples: GIT, CVS, SVN, etc.)
  • Experience with VMWare ESXi

Security Clearance:


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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.